Creative Assets, Seattle, Washington
Designer - January 2004 to July 2004
Provided various Web design services to the world's leading digital imagery supplier.
- Developing a redesign solution for the corporate Web site that met the company's brand, addressed customer needs, solved usability challenges, and initiated the integration of the company's satellite sites
- Designing e-mail marketing campaigns
- Production of graphics for the company's e-commerce site for the Japanese market
Independent contractor, Chicago, Illinois
Interaction Designer/Information Architect - March 2003 to December 2003
Worked as an independent contractor for a leading online travel company.
Provided design services to create an application used by internal administrators and their vendors.
The application was used to manage inventory, rates, markups, promotions, and reports for lodging
products being sold on the company's e-commerce site.
- Creating site maps, process flows, and paper-based wireframe prototypes
- Refining business requirements
- Setting functional specifications for interactive elements
- Writing user-friendly error messages
SBI Group (formerly Lante Corporation), Chicago, Illinois
Interaction Designer/Information Architect - April 2000 to April 2002
Designed user-friendly, Web-based systems for business users with complex needs.
Examples of these systems include:
- A customized application used by insurance underwriters to create and track insurance policies
- An e-marketplace that connected automotive retailers and helped them manage their inventory
- A collaborative commerce application that managed a supply chain for OEMs, engineers, and parts manufacturers in the electronics industry
- Interaction design
- Information architecture
- HTML and paper-based prototype development
- Requirements gathering
- Usability testing
Consumers Digest Inc., Skokie, Illinois
Graphic Designer - August 1998 to March 2000
Responsibilities included page layout, cover design, pre-production tasks, and Web content creation for two bimonthly magazines published by the company.
School of Art and Design, Champaign, Illinois
Web Designer - January 1997 to July 1997
Joined a team of students to build various Web sites for the Industrial Design program. Tasks included writing HTML and site maintenance.