Resume

Senior Visual UI Designer

Accomplished creative lead (UI Director) able to inspire and mentor team of UI and UX designers. Experienced professional accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment. Ability to produce branded, aligned, compelling, creative user-focused solutions for all business objectives. Hands-on UI Director able to illustrate complex UX issues with self-explanatory design.


Core Technical Skills Include

  • UI/UX design including website design/development.
  • HTML, DHTML, PHP, ASP, CSS, XML, MYSQL, JavaScript, and JSP integration; graphic design, production and optimization; source control, versioning and release management.
  • Highly proficient with Macintosh, Windows platforms, and basic Unix along with Linux server security/management.
  • Digital photography, color scanning of artwork, 4/C print production.
  • Job traffic and client relationship management.
  • Ad campaign, corporate identity, print design and product design.
  • Email marketing including html template utilizing all best practices.
  • SEO optimization
  • E-Commerce web site development.
  • CMS integration and customization.
  • Interactive product demos, special effects, video and sound editing.

Programs

  • Complete mastery of Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and Macromedia (Flash, Dreamweaver), Adobe Acrobat (pdf customization and form creation).
  • Axure, Balsamiq, MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Visio, PowerPoint, QuarkXpress, Pagemaker, Camtasia Studio.

Experience

Egnyte, Inc. – Mountain View, CA – 2009 to Current
Director of Product UI/UX

  • Lead the user experience design for Egnyte products, including desktop, tablet, and smartphone browsers and mobile devices.
  • Help drive the UI/UX vision for future engagement products and new features.
  • Ensure that the UI team is staffed appropriately so the team can address all aspects of the user experience, including interaction/functional design, visual design, information architecture, and customer outreach/user research as appropriate.
  • Mentored and provided project input to other UI Designers in Poland and US. Conduct regular design reviews and heuristic evaluations to improve existing designs.
  • Explore industry trends, identify technical innovations, create proofs-of-concepts using new technologies, and decide what technologies to employ.

Responsys, Inc. – San Francisco, CA – 2008 to 2008
Creative Director

  • Online email marketing campaigns.
  • Corporate website and marketing landing page creation.
  • Online banner ad creation.
  • Managed design team.
  • Tradeshow creatives.

Lyris, Inc. – Menlo Park, CA – 2003 to 2008
Creative Director

  • Launched and rolled live lyris.com, lyrishq.com, lyrisinc.com, emaillabs.com, salescenter.com, uptilt.com and the redesign of hotbanana.com.
  • UI design of Emaillabs web interface. Assist UI design of LyrisHQ interface.
  • Redesign and rebrand of Lyris, Inc.
  • Managed a team of graphic and web designers.
  • Devised creative ideas, approaches, visions, and treatments; inspired creative teams to develop direction. Maintained up-to-date knowledge of creative trends and methods.
  • Approved layout direction; presented creative material, reviewed direction, and sold concepts.
  • Made creative adjustments and signed off on final creative materials.
  • Responsible for research and implementation of Internet and design technologies, continuous process improvement and monitoring of industry trends.

Azerity – Milpitas, CA – 2002 to 2003
Senior UI Designer/Developer

  • Execution of marketing communications deliverables and the participation in the development and maintenance of key corporate and product messages.
  • Corporate internet, E-Commerce, intranet development and management including client support site. Email campaigns, content creation and traffic generation.
  • UI design of enterprise CRM software solution working closely with product marketing director.
  • Establish campaign phases, tools and work flows to maximize conversion of leads by the sales department.
  • Design & creation of marketing collaterals, datasheets, brochures, white papers, case studies, etc….
  • Google and Overture ad campaign strategies with visitor traffic reporting.
  • llustration of icons and other various product diagrams for marketing usage.
  • Responsible for documentation of all site development.
  • Creating the visual tools to help implement multiple projects.
  • Design and creation of PowerPoint presentations, html mockups, flash integration.
  • Development and implementation of phase-specific deliverables and documentation.

Morgan Stanley Online – San Francisco, CA – 2001 to 2002
Lead Web/UI Designer

  • User interface design: concept creation and storyboarding.
  • Interacting directly with java developers to integrate front end with one or many server-side scripting technologies for online trading application.
  • Defining site functionality and user interface design with business analysts to meet all stringent requirements for both online and intranet.
  • Defining and designing navigation and interaction models.
  • Analyzing user tasks and usage scenarios.
  • Documentation of development processes and methodologies.
  • Responsible for documentation of all new site development and project navigation.
  • Responsible for research and implementation of Internet and design technologies, continuous process improvement and monitoring of industry trends.

WiredCapital, Inc. – Redwood City, CA – 2000 to 2001
Sr. Web Developer

  • Analyzing project scope and organizing project information.
  • Defining site functionality and user interface design.
  • Defining and designing navigation and interaction models.
  • Responsible for documentation of all site development.
  • Creating the visual tools to help implement multiple projects.
  • Implementation of flash, dhtml, and integration of jsp.
  • Design and creation of PowerPoint presentations.
  • Development and implementation of phase-specific deliverables and documentation.

Nady Systems Inc. – Emeryville, CA – 1998 to 2000
Art Director/Sr. Designer

  • Created and produced visual design for marketing collateral, package design, product design, advertising print projects, three-dimensional promotional displays, and trade show graphics.
  • Advertisements and illustrations.
  • Webmaster and system administrator.
  • Art direction of digital photo sessions, illustrators and junior designers.
  • Development of corporate intranet and reseller extranets.
  • Development of end-user FAQs and product manuals.
  • Played key role in company’s growth: researched new software and internet technology, upgraded network servers along with all workstations, established in-house digital studio.

Asiana Advertising Agency – Honolulu, Hawaii – 1992 to 1998
Principal

  • Established new company specializing in Asian advertising, identity, and print publications.
  • Coordinated business planning and market development strategies.
  • Managed the daily activities of designers and translators.
  • Responsible for the creation, development and management of a bi-weekly publication.
  • Implementation of multi-language systems to support asian advertising.

Education

Maryland Institute College of Art
Rhode Island School of Design