Résumé

Education

In June 2003, I completed a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Design specifically concentrating on Graphic Design at the University of California, Davis. In January 2010, I completed a second Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Design at San Jose State University.

Skills

I am organized, energetic, creative and willing to assume increased responsibility and familiar with the following software packages: PC/MAC Operating systems, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe ImageReady, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Rhino3d, HyperShot, Maxwell Renderer, Alias Sketchbook, Microsoft Office, HTML, CSS.

Experience

Sr. UX Designer    Tata Consultancy Services    October 2012 – Present

Production Designer
    Barnes & Noble    August 2011 – September 2012
Coordinated with UX designers to provide consistent interaction design and visuals across platforms. Created visual designs, production assets and specs for Nook Color, iPhone, iPad, Android Phone and Tablet Apps.  Actively collaborated with developers and product managers to ensure the quality of product releases.

Interaction Designer    Shopping.com    March 2011 – July 2011
Created user scenarios, wireframes, mockups and production graphics for future product concepts, consumer websites and internal data quality tools. Designed print materials, templates and environmental graphics. Participated in the development of a comprehensive website style guide.

Jr. UX Design Engineer    Panasonic   August 2010 – December 2010
Creation and maintenance of design, design specs, wire frames, and prototypes for handheld gaming device. Production of UI graphic assets.

Designer    exodesign    August 2009 – August 2010
Project management of individual industrial design projects.  CAD Modeling and rendering of products.  In charge of all digital graphic designs and contributor to print and animation work.  Various administrative duties including intern coordination.

Designer    Involution Studios    September 2008 – December 2008
Design of production graphics, design spec, and prototypes for software and web design projects.  Iconography and graphic styling for user interfaces.

Studio Assistant    Lunar Design    January 2008 – September 2008
Assist designer and engineers with projects, graphic design projects, T-shirts, Posters. Assist staff with operations, facility management, and spec new equipment.

Design Intern    Metrik    November 2004
Learn the design process and provide assistance to the principal.  Assist with projects including CSS/HTML Programming, CD Cover Art, Logo development, Research

Design Intern/Production Assistant    E.M.R.L    February 2004 – June 2004
Collaborate, update and provide illustration on design projects, including print ads, brochures, DVD/CD art, and templates.  Manage and update client websites.  Assist with lighting, setup and organization during the production of television commercials.

Computer Lab Assistant    Bell Avenue Elementary School    November 2003 – June 2004
Run, maintain and troubleshoot the Computer Room and site computer network.  Provide Instruction about the uses of computers.  Instruct an after school art group in the basics of art and design.  Provide graphic services, website, logos and other as per need design solutions.

Director    AS Graphics and Publications Davis, CA    June 2002 – June 2003
Manage a small graphic design firm, with approximately fifteen employees, catering to the UC Davis community and produced four publications.  Merge company with other media units to form a more marketable firm and moved the publications to more technological based and efficient product making possible future publications.

Lead Artist    AS Graphics and Publications Davis, CA    June 2001 – June 2002
Worked on design projects and oversaw the graphics artist portion of the design firm and acted as the lead on specific projects for the administrative staff.  These projects included layout, advertisements and cover designs for the publications, as well as new identities and web designs for university organizations.

Graphic Artist    AS Graphics and Publications Davis, CA    November 2000 – June 2001
Designed projects such as t-shirts, fliers, posters, and pamphlets for the campus community.  Designed publication covers, layout and branding identity for that year’s publication.

Other work experience and references available on request