Experience & education



EXPERTISE

Software – Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks); Axure RP; Balsamiq Mockups; Working knowledge of InDesign & QuarkXPress
Development – Proficient in HTML & CSS; basic understanding and ability to implement/manipulate JavaScript, PHP & ActionScript; Experience with Content Management Systems including WordPress, MODx, and FusionCMS
Languages – Fluent in English & French

 


EXPERIENCE

POSSIBLE (Seattle, WA)
UX Architect, September 2013 to Present


Eben Design (Seattle, WA)
Senior Web Designer, September 2006 to August 2013

I translate business objectives into effective online strategies, with an increasing focus on UX prototyping and responsive design. Leading projects from discovery and strategy to creation of site architectures, prototypes, user flows, storyboards, and designs from concept to final approval. I work to ensure brand cohesiveness by working closely with our brand strategists, copywriter and print/brand designers. Always in close collaboration with clients, project managers, developers and other designers.


Pixel Creative Group (Houston, TX)
Graphic Designer, March 2006 to September 2006

Developed strategic visual communication solutions to reflect and enhance our clients' business goals. Managed and developed websites, corporate identity and print marketing materials. Reacquainted myself with print design and production, and expanded my skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and W3C guidelines.


Solo Learning/ExecuTrain (Houston, TX)
Creative Lead, February 2003 to March 2006

User interface design and development of interactive Flash-based CBT (Computer Based Training) modules and supporting materials. Designed in-house marketing materials such as case studies, product briefs, web banners, Flash promotional videos, website design and maintenance.


Savatech, Inc. (Houston, TX)
Web Designer and Creative Director, July 1998 to June 2002

Lead designer for Houston-based web development company. Responsible for digital design and front-end development, collaborating with developers to integrate designs with e-commerce and other database-driven systems, design and production of internal corporate identity and collateral materials, and overseeing all design work.

 


EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Houston (Houston, TX)
Associate of Applied Science Degree, Visual Communications/Graphic Design

September 1996 to June 1998


North Harris & Montgomery Community College (Houston, TX)
General education plus drafting, art, and multimedia courses

August 1994 to June 1996 and continued education August 2001 to June 2003

 


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