I’ve spent the past 20 years educating to expert skill sets and technical abilities. During this time I’ve had the pleasure of working with hundreds of talented people on countless projects within multinational corporations, large and small digital agencies and independent business owners around the world. Touching on the entire product lifecycle; consulting, planning, branding, UX/UI design, front-end development, marketing, video editing and nearly everything else in between.
Toptal is an exclusive network of the top 3% remote freelance designers and software developers in the world. Successfully passing through a rigorous three-month screening process with multiple interviews, portfolio review and test projects. Among thousands of applicants that Toptal sees each month, I was invited to be the part of the first generation of their top UX/UI freelance designers.
Gravicus provides businesses with dynamic data management tools using a multitude of AI capabilities (Eg: machine learning & natural language processing) to search, analyse and organise data rapidly for protection, compliance and insights. I worked within the product lifecycle from research to initial wireframing, prototyping (UX), into high-fidelity (UI) design and assisted in the handover to Development. Working alongside a spot-on team, together we built and managed not just the product but also the customer-facing website, social marketing and a variant of other ongoing print/marketing related materials.
Servicing as a Design Vendor; re-skinned the UI and optimized content widgets of internal sales marketing community software used across U.S. teams. Designed dozens of social media campaigns, improving prior clickthrough rates. Wrote and contributed to internal and external marketing/brand campaign design guidelines. Helped with asset building for global marketing release on the 2017 "GO campaign." Developed custom HTML5/CSS3 video player for use on Oracle.com marketing microsites. Improved on the UX and general UI for several marketing ROI calculators. Designed and developed internal and external email templates.
Servicing as a Design Vendor; I helped plan and storyboard digital ads while collaborating with teams across the U.S. for their global Deloitte tax@hand mobile app launch. Working with these multiple teams, I designed several RichMedia HTML5 animated banner campaigns and static sets.
Handled various SME and enterprise marketing materials for print and web. Designed and developed live updating ROI calculator for online and touring convention stall. Designed and developed internal and external email templates. Designed special 'Thank You' holiday packages for Gold and Platinum Enterprise clients.
Sole designer updating Rise-To's user interface, user experience and overall visual aesthetics. UX, site mapping, user journeys, Axure responsive prototyping. Photoshop/AI high fidelity production graphics for front-end web, and mobile responsive layouts. Worked alongside the CTO and local/remote development team in front-end development with Bootstrap 3, SASS, Ruby and Vue.js.
Sole designer updating Elevate Direct's user interface, user experience and overall visual aesthetics. Conducted a successful company rebranding. UX, site mapping, user journeys, Axure responsive prototyping. Photoshop/AI high fidelity production graphics for front-end web, single page app, internal CRM and mobile responsive layouts. Collaborated with data scientists to design various D3.js elements. Worked alongside the CTO in front-end development with Bootstrap 3, LESS and basic AngularJS. Various marketing, basic video editing, powerpoint and print design work.
Three month contract as sole/lead UI designer of the next version of Wonga's front-end consumer website. Various Photoshop/AI high fidelity reiterations of desktop, tablet and mobile web responsive designs completed. Worked closely with the creative team and UX team to conceptualize next and future generation desktop web platform ideas. Worked alongside front-end Drupal developers to produce markup for theme integration. The project was initially set to launch in tangent with an upcoming mobile app, both were put on hold.
Hired to assist in Web design and Wordpress development of three marketing micro-sites. Tasks included wireframes, Photoshop mockups (desktop, tablet, phone), responsive Wordpress theme development, custom widget development.
Designed various user interface for both web, mobile, CRM and new technologies. Notable work includes; BC food industry, Northern Canada mining management and safety technologies, various automotive software.
Lead UI/UX designer for next generation advanced vehicle matchmaking technology (automotive classifieds). Recently launched [Q4 2013] nationally across Canada. Was responsible for all front-end web retail user and automotive dealership desktop/tablet/mobile designs, as well as operation side CRM (client relationship management) platform designs.
Managed day to day graphic needs for online sports betting, casino games and poker website. Various responsibilities from UI web design, marketing materials (banners, newsletters, promotionals), print, logo and banding. Designed the UI and worked closely with development to launch first-to-market live mobile betting platform for the iPad/iPhone.
Bayleaf Software IncSeptember 2007 - November 2008
Design UX/UI for large scale development at the municipal and provincial level projects. Including, University of British Columbia library room booking system. Saskatchewan job listings website re-design. Bayleaf company website re-design.
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