SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

A very passionate Senior UX/UI Designer and Researcher with more than 15 years of professional experience. Extensive experience designing user flows. My passion is bringing the creative element into software, so that people can enjoy and connect with their apps and websites of choice. I do have a front engineering background which I leverage to better design and communicate with internal and external teams.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Feb 2022 – Present

SiriusXM Pandora, Remote

Lead Senior Product Designer 

  • Work closely with Stake holders, users, and requirements teams to ensure that we produce high quality applications.
  • Wireframe designs and Ai exploration
  • User Research that focuses on gathering user needs to identify design updates
  • Facilitate design workshops to identify goals and direction of projects
  • Manage requirements, assign projects to designers and mentor designers

May 2021 – Feb 2022

Willdan, Remote

Senior Product Designer 

  • Work closely with Stake holders, users, and requirements teams to ensure that we produce high quality applications.
  • Wireframe ideas and applications that are than produced to hi-fidelity prototypes that users may test.
  • Visual UI review to maintain the integrity of the UI
  • Study of analytics, heat maps and user feedback.
  • Present wireframes, prototypes and production ready products to stake holders, users and clients.

January  – September 2021

Oracle, CA

Senior UX UI Designer Lead

  • White boards, Wire frame and rapid prototypes to capture and confirm user flow and user interfaces
  • UI Design for mobile, tablets and desktop applications
  • Work sprints are all in an agile environment
  • Leverage data, testing and competitive and comparative analysis to gain insight of similar products
  • Designed user flow diagrams, wireframes and interaction design flows all with-in a design system
  • Deliver final UI designs with style guides and work with the developers to understand scope

September 2019 – June 2020

Mercury Insurance, CA

Senior UX UI Design Engineer Lead

  • UX Research qualitative and quantitative testing
  • UX Wire frame to capture and confirm user flow
  • UI Design for mobile, tablets and desktop applications

September 2018 – May 2019

Yipkos Anaheim, CA

Senior UX UI Design Lead

  • UX Research utilizing card sorting, A/B testing and dynamic heat maps.
  • UX/UI functional designs for iPhone, iPad, and desktop applications and kiosk.
  • Design marketing material, trade show booths and video motion graphics.
  • Manage the cycle of digital projects.
  • Provide general support across the business in relation to design and usability practices and considerations.

December 2017 August 2018 

BitCentral Newport Beach, CA

Senior UI/UX Design Engineer

  • Plan and maintain high-level architecture of applications.
  • Design and Develop UI/UX strategies to maximize the use of the applications.
  • Provide general support across the business in relation to design and usability practices and considerations.

June 2015 September 2017

AutoAlert Irvine, CA

Senior Front End Engineer / UI/UX Design Specialist

  • Responsible for development of desktop and web mobile applications in an MVC C# environment using Angular, Html5, Scss, JS..
  • Plan and maintain high-level architecture of applications.
  • Design and Develop UI/UX strategies to maximize the use of the applications.
  • Provide general support across the business in relation to design and usability practices and considerations.

January 2015 June 2015

StoryCloud Inc Los Angeles, CA

Senior UI/UX Design Specialist

  • Designing user experiences (including user interface, interaction and visual design) for web and software application.
  • Design and Develop UI/UX strategies to maximize the use of the applications.
  • Ensure designs are consistent with / follow broader style guides / specifications currently being used across platforms.
  • Provide general support across the business in relation to design and usability practices and considerations.

December 2012 January 2015

Onestop Internet Los Angeles, CA

Senior UX/UI Design Engineer / Technical Project Lead

  • Responsible for management, planning, and implementation of all maintenance and support work which includes all defects, enhancements, and new feature requests for all new coming e-commerce clients.
  • Utilizing UX research and design principles to ensure easy to user flows for our users. 
  • Extremely high visibility clientele in luxury consumer goods including, but not limited to: John Varvatos, True Religion, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, 7 For All Mankind, Rag & Bone, Danier, RVCA, Reef, Spy Optics, J Brand, Frye, Lululemon, Pevonia, Hudson, Frye Boots, Rag&Bone, and more.

June 2008 December 2012

National Football League

Senior UX/UI Design Engineer / Technical Project Lead

  • Scrum master role within the team that had the highest velocity and highest quality produced during my tenor at the NFL. While still fulfilling my development responsibilities.
  • Utilizing UX design principles to ensure easy to user flows for our users. 
  • The websites are developed and maintained using a numerous amount of technologies. Including but not limited to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, XML, ActionScript 3, Java and SQL. Very fast paced atmosphere with a high volume of responsibilities from development, project management, design & quality assurance testing.

January 2008 – June 2008

VMark

Senior Lead Front End Engineer

  • Front-end design and development for broadcast companies in the US and Korea.
  • Developed full video players with editing capabilities leveraging the Object Oriented Programming philosophy that would be used as stand-alone video sharing applications, can also be used on Facebook, Myspace and other open social networks along with the ability to use the application on set top boxes.
  • Coded logic using variables, functions, and if statements to interact with PHP pages.
  • Developed OOP API that would communicate via JSON to server side pages that would save video start and end time.

June 2007 December 2007

Site Systems

Front End Developer

  • Front-end development and design for games, sweepstakes and promotion driven sites.
  • Developed hybrid HTML, CSS and Flash websites for companies including HSN, Ubisoft, Realogy, Shop.com, and MyView. Front end logic to work with ASP.net pages.
  • Developed .SWF which loaded images and text dynamically using xml.
  • Developed front end forms that would use send and load code to communicate with ASP.NET C# server side pages which would send to SQL databases.
  • Optimized Photoshop and illustrator ready designs and imported all creative assets into flash to animate using the Moses Fuse Scripting Engine.
  • Designed wireframes and final ready artwork optimized for the web.

April 2004 May 2007

Mass Connections

Front End Design / Developer

  • Responsible for high-profile company intranets which utilized the power of front end technologies combined with fusion charts to provide client with flash graphs to keep track of campaigns progress.
  • Utilizing UX research and design principles to ensure easy to user flows for our users. 
  • Client list consist of (not limited to): Snucks, Target, The Walt Disney Company, Tropicana, Wal-Mart, Mars Incorporated, Method, Slim Fast, Ghiradelli, Kellogg Co, Kmart, Kraft, Kroger Co., Above Par, ABC Broadcasting, Colgate-Palmolive Company, General Mills, General Motors Corp.