My Resume

+ EXPERIENCE

Interaction Designer

CBS Interactive
June 2010 - Present
  • Developed wireframes, functional HTML prototypes, and flow diagrams for labs.TV.com launch.
  • Worked directly with product managers to help develop use cases.
  • Represent design team in usability testing.
  • Helped launch the TV.com/Relay badge program to promote show checkins and commenting.
  • Working with mobile team to unify mobile presence for TV.com.
  • Evangelize User Experience mobile and tablet best practices to increase awareness.

Design Manager

Peek
November 2009 - June 2010
  • Managed design of new Peek India website for product launch.
  • Launched major online marketing campaign in Q4 focusing on display ads that ran on Yahoo! and Hotmail.
  • Increased CTR from 0.9 to 0.28 and brought record numbers of traffic during the holiday season.
  • Relaunched our business site to support new SMB focussed strategy.
  • Worked with product team on the UI design of the next-gen device.

Freelance Designer

June 2005 - Present
  • Work varies from large-scale print and web advertising campaigns, website management, and beverage bottle redesigns.
  • Design and implantation of custom Wordpress themes.
  • Designed user flows for Motoblur application on Motorola Android devices.
  • Clients include IDEO, Guayak├« Yerba Mate, Blacksquare, F5toRefresh.com, gdgt.com.

Senior Designer

Yardbarker
September 2008 - September 2009
  • Redesigned the homepage and various secondary pages for the site, working from wireframes to final design delivarables.
  • Simplified login process along with the user menus to provide easier access to all profile features.
  • Created comprehensive style guide with CSS annotated mocks.
  • Other projects included everyday maintenance of the site, design of proposals for RFPs, in-house ads that go across our network of 600+ sites, and management of the Yardbarker brand.

Designer

Hutner Descollonges
May 2008 - September 2008
  • Design of a wide range of print, web, identity, advertising, and signage for multiple luxury real estate clients. Scope of one particular client may range from brochures, advertising and billboards, to a complete signage system for one property.

Designer

Celery
May 2007 - May 2008
  • Design, concepting, and production of corporate social responsibility reports, environmental graphics, branding, and website design for variety of clients.
  • Managed Sun Microsystems projects under guidance of Creative Director and produced both online and print versions of their CSR report.
  • Designed eco-focused community with green house gas calculators for personal and business use. Created to foster transparency and sharing of carbon data.
  • Focus on brand strategy in the realm of green graphic design.

Graphic Designer

Education Finance Partners
January 2006 - May 2007
  • Created all corporate and school-based marketing materials, PR, and sales support tools ranging from print collateral to online advertising.
  • Collaborated with MARCOM managers to come up with custom branded school marketing materials, balancing both corporate and school brand guidelines, on-time and to school's satisfaction.

Design Assistant / Senior Production Artist

Planet
June 2004 - August 2005
  • Assisted the Art Director on photo editing and production, layouts and conceptual work.
  • Regular correspondence with contributors and recruiting of new freelance talent.
  • Training of interns.
  • File management of current and archived issues of the publication.
  • Photo and design file prepress from production to press-ready PDF files.
  • Worked closely with Art Director on redesign and porting assets over from Quark to InDesign.
+ EDUCATION
  • The Art Institute of California - San Francisco
  • B.S. Graphic Design, June 2005
+ PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • AIGA
  • IxDA
  • Society of Typographic Aficionados
  • Adobe InDesign User Group