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Nicole Barker

Web/Interface Designer

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Highly detail oriented designer with a broad range of experience in projects including interfaces, branding, 2D&3D animations, video, and illustration.
New York, NY, USA
Jul 2012Present
McCann Global
Digital Art Director
New York, NY, USA
Oct 2011Jul 2012
Elizabeth Arden
Digital Designer
Jun 2011Sep 2011
Interactive Designer
Designed and animated the Taylor Swift (Elizabeth Arden) Wonderstruck fragrance brand campaign on the TV spot teaser trailer, print Ad, flash banners, and website skins for Vevo, Pandora, and My Yearbook. Animated motion graphics for the Bali Intimates spot on Macy’s JumboTron at 34th st.
New York, NY, USA
May 2011Jun 2011
Web Designer/Web Administrator
Fresh e-commerce website management, design, and programming with the focus on improving organic search click-throughs, SEO, and creating a more engaging experience for the user. Designed a new email campaign which increased click-throughs from 0.9% to 2.4% and increased sales from approximately $2,200 to $8,900 per email.
New York, NY, USA
Jul 2010May 2011
Web Designer/Jr. Art Director
Designed, implemented and maintained the primary e-commerce website for the Liz Claiborne Inc. brand Monet. Participated in pre- launch planning, launch design, full-site development and launch follow up. Directed photoshoots and managed creative staff. Pitched design ideas to new business teams and then implemented them. Designed, animated, and coded marketing initiatives on social networking sites, blogs, banners, and sweepstakes pages. Designed and distributed email marketing that targeted 20,000 - 400,000 unique addresses.
New York, NY, USA
Jul 2007Jul 2010
Senior Web/Interactive Designer
Mentored and managed design team while maintaining visual design standards, consistency, and user experience. Involved in all aspects of design from concept to completion. Created and designed graphics, animated motion graphics, compressed video, and integrated video for online content. Designed interactive flash websites, applications, and content management system templates. Programmed ActionScript components referencing dynamic XML. Accounts: Autodesk, GE, Hugo Boss, Intel, Kia, Kohler, Lego, Nissan, Pepsi, Sony, and Visa
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2007Jun 2007
Sudler & Hennessey
Lead Flash Designer/Animator - Contract
Designed the look and feel of flash content, animated graphics, and composited video for websites, presentations, and road shows. Modeled and animated 3D human cells for medical animation short. Created brand identity and maintained consistency and integrity across the market.
Account: Mirapex
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2007Jul 2007
Film Project with Robert Smith
Lead Production Artist
Edited, composited, and color corrected rendered footage in post production. Dynamically simulated water. 3D modeled, and animated human characters in a 2D surreal environment.
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2006Dec 2006
Designer/Motion Graphics Artist - Freelance
Designed and animated brand-appropriate image content for Animal Planet’s yearly brand guide website. Account: Discovery Channel Networks
Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Flash, After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, motion, 3D Max, MAYA, HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, jquery, Actionscript 2 and 3
Additional Information
- Content design and layout of composition
- Color theory, typography, and line work design - Interactive design and development in Flash ActionScript and JavaScript with HTML/CSS
- Digitally painting imagery and graphics
- Altering perspective, lighting, color, texture, and background of photo assets
- Motion design and animation, special effects, 3D modeling and texturing
- Editing, compressing, and streaming video