Way of the developer

UI/UX Designer / Code / VFX Artist


Producing kick-ass content since 2004.

SEATTLE BASED UI/UX DESIGNER, DEVELOPER, AND VFX ARTIST.


Hello! I am a UI/UX designer, developer, and certified owner of a tiny dog. For about a decade now I've helped businesses craft honest, emotional messages through brand identities, graphic and video design, web design, and storytelling.

Skills

Tools

  • Git
  • Adobe XD
  • Premiere Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • After Effects
  • Sublime Text
  • Sketch App
  • Principle

UX/UI Design

  • Iconography
  • Interaction Design
  • Information Architecture
  • UX Focus Grouping
  • Wireframing
  • Typography
  • Branding
  • Illustration

Technologies

  • AJAX
  • CSS(+ LESS & SASS)
  • HTML(+ Jade)
  • JavaScript(+ CoffeeScript)
  • Backbone.js
  • Node.js

Frameworks & Libraries

  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery(+ UI)
  • Angular.js
  • React.js

Experience




UX Designer
12/18 - Present

https://www.jll.com

Technologies utilized:

HTML, CSS, Javascript, Razor, Adobe XD, Sketch, Principle, Adobe Creative Suite
UX Designer
  • Currently using the powers of UX to build better designs for a better tomorrow!
UI Designer
12/17 - 09/18

https://www.halowaypoint.com/en-us

Technologies utilized:

HTML, CSS, Javascript, Razor
Development, UI Design
  • Designed and developed new user interfaces for internal development tools at a AAA game studio.
  • Collaborated closely with development and design teams to ensure UX and design standards were being met.
  • Created mockups, art assets (logos, branding), coded updates and prototypes.
Developer/Designer
4/17 - 12/17

http://www.themainbranch.com/

Technologies utilized:

HTML, CSS, Javascript, Sketch app
Development, Design
  • Developed new company website, and websites for several local and national clients
  • Duties included creating wireframes, high fidelity sketches, prototypes, and final products. Worked with QA to ensure a solid finished product.
Senior Front-end Developer
7/16 - 3/17

http://realroi.com

Technologies utilized:

HTML, CSS, Javascript, After Effects
Development, Design, Video editing
  • Developed new advertising units for various types of campaigns related to online gaming in europe.
  • Designed and executed delivery for landing pages geared at driving customer interaction and conversion on responsive pages that need to take a mobile first approach.
Contract Design Technologist
12/15 - 7/16

http://amazon.com/fresh

Technologies utilized:

HTML, CSS, Javascript
Development
  • Developed new front end tools for visual design team to edit Amazon Fresh website and enhance existing user experience.
  • Maintained legacy site for Amazon and assisted in creative and engaging page designs for brands like Coca-cola, Oikos, and Dannon
Front-End Developer
3/13 - 9/15

unibsolutions.com

Technologies utilized:

Backbone.js, Bootstrap, Javascript, Coffeescript, Jade, jQuery, LESS, Node.js, Git
Development
  • Developed responsively-designed application for onboarding new users.
  • Collaborated with engineers, clients, and product analysts to identify and implement new features for UNiB's onboarding application.
  • Built company website with multi-lingual support using AJAX and JSON.
  • Adhered to web design and experience standards to ensure consistent design and user experience across platforms.
  • Designed and implemented user interfaces on large scale projects.
  • Themed client sites using LESS/CSS.
  • Worked closely with offshore contractors in India and Singapore on multiple projects in an agile development environment.
Design
  • Contributed to the greater digital creative team by participating in requirements gathering, feature development, ideation and creative concepting sessions.
  • Collaborated with senior designers to deliver detailed designs and redlines.
  • Experience at following digital creative guidelines and tools, with experience maintaining these tools (e.g. Design Resource Guide (DRG), brand guidelines, creative team onboarding materials, design templates, etc.)
  • Designed LESS/CSS themes for client sites.
  • Updated company logo and identity utilizing modern design principles to be a unique and easily distinguished brand.
  • Built a complete marketing identity for 2014 and 2015 efforts to entice new channel partners (brochures, video, landing page).
  • Concepted and Illustrated a 62 page booklet for investors utilizing Indesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, as well as product fliers, brochures, design templates for print, company branding guides, trade show banners, business cards.
  • Created multi-lingual custom .odt and .ttf company font file.
  • Worked closely with a marketing team to conceptualize, story board, and build product demo videos in After Effects that show application usage from a client’s point of view over a number of different devices and scenarios demonstrating a simple, flexible, and reliable user experience for both management and workers.


UX Case Studies

Foundation and Function.

Design & UX

Great designs should visually describe the way something works without making a user think too much. With a solid design foundation we can create beautiful products and interfaces that your users can thrive in.

UX research

Product strategy

UI / UX Design

Interaction design

I’m currently working with JLL to build a flexible content management and team notification platform at JLL for some of the world’s leading brands.

I helped Microsoft create new user interfaces for their development pipeline at 343 Industries during the production of Halo Infinite.




Gallery

Design it. Build it. Ship it.

Products & Platforms

I am a seasoned industry veteran developer and designer, here to help organisations ship products and deliver services with confidence and precision. We can take an idea from concept to launch, across any web, mobile, and IoT devices.

Web/Mobile/IoT

Full stack development

NoDb Applications

Content and data (CMS)

React & Angular

NGINX & Apache

FreeBSD hosting

Linux Hosting

The re-launch of Amazon's burgeoning product site for grocery shopping was a truly massive undertaking that easily became one of the most expensive endeavors Amazon has undertaken to date. We were able to help deliver the new solution on time while phasing out the older product that was in place gracefully.

For a startup UNiB made very big waves in 2015, snatching up Intuit as our first customer for a SaaS solution that still competes amongst industry titans like Salesforce to this day.

Let's work together!

Have a cool project that you'd like to work on or just want to say hi? Drop me a line and let's talk!




Visual Effects. Compositing. 2D/3D.

Visualization & Marketing

I tackle almost all aspects of post-production, whether it is 2D or 3D animation, motion graphics, visual effects or compositing. We can bring whatever ambitious project for your product to life and engage your audience directly through media marketing.

Compositing

2D/3D Animation

Sound scoring

HDRI imagery

Editing

Social media marketing campaigns

At RealROI.com we worked with clients like casinoroom.com and Drafk Kings to create advertising and content ranging from banners for social media to video projects and full landing pages.

I am currently working on advertising for an unnamed energy drink company. Official work is set to release mid-to-late 2020. Please stay tuned.