Senior UI Designer, PresenceLearning / Nov 2015 – Present
Currently working with a team of UX designers, product owners and developers to design and launch the all new PresenceLearning web applications suite. Created a comprehensive visual and UI design style guide including UI patterns, typography, iconography and color specs. Created visual design prototypes to help communicate user workflow and experience to multiple stakeholders. Worked closely with product managers and developers to ensure proper implementation of proposed solutions and adherence to visual and UI specs.
Senior UI Designer, AltX / Oct 2014 – Sep 2015
Created visual prototypes and visual specs for several core aspects of the AltX product including hedge fund dashboards, document management, and elastic search. Defined and evolved AltX product visual and pattern libraries. Provided design support for the AltX internal Marketing Team including creation of splash pages, info graphics and maintenance of marketing print materials.
Product Designer, Hightail / Oct 2013 – Sep 2014
Lead the Hightail partnership and white labeling efforts for desktop, mobile and web applications. Worked closely with external partners, product teams and business development teams to re-brand Hightail products to meet customers business goals and objectives. Built scalable visual asset templates to speed up design delivery of white labeled products. Created custom partner branded visual UI assets and specs for all partner projects. Lead design QA efforts of partner product builds to ensure proper implementation of partner requirements.
Art Director, AOL / Mar 2006 – Sep 2013
Directed visual design and implementation of AOL Mail across web, mobile and partner integrations. Helped concept and design several AOL Mail re-designs and contributed to ideation of new products for AOL Mail. Helped to design and implement high traffic recirculation and revenue generating features within AOL Mail including the AOL Mail Today page, partner sponsored sign in pages, mail themes and mail stationery.
Contract Visual Designer, Yahoo! / Sep 2005 – Jan 2006
Worked with Yahoo! Music and Yahoo! Groups product and marketing teams to concept and create various visual prototypes for usability testing and implementation. Explored various visual design elements and UI layouts to establish design direction for product splash pages and content templates.
Senior Visual Designer, CafePress / Aug 2004 – Sep 2005
Played a key leadership role in the strategic visual redesign of CafePress.com. Created visual style guide and branding guidelines. Worked closely with UI designers and developers to visualize updated product pages and UI. Designed and produced marketing materials, weekly promotions, direct mail campaigns, banner ads, interactive demos, trade show materials and print collateral.
Senior Visual Designer, Netscape / Mar 1999 – Jan 2002
Provided visual design and visual specs for various Netscape.com properties such as the Netscape Network, Netscape Small Business, Netscape Help, and Netscape Mail. Worked closely with product mangers and developers to implement UI to visual specs.
Senior Visual Designer, AOL / Mar 1997 – Mar 1999
Designed and delivered various web based interactive services and products including the AOL Business Travel Channel, AOL Quick Checkout, Special Olympics on AOL, and AOL Entertainment and Travel centers.
BFA, CSU Hayward
AA Graphic Design, De Anza College, Cupertino California