Adam McBride

UX/IxD Designer, Web and Graphic Designer

Brooklyn, NY, USA
As a UX designer, I focus on UX design and application development for the iOS mobile platform. I also have experience in multiple front- and back-end languages and platforms.

With a background as a digital media generalist and creative technology consultant, I also have experience with web design & layout, graphic design, multimedia authoring & assembly, print layout, copy editing & writing, and providing extensive computer technical support on multiple computing platforms.

Work Experience

Adam Mcbride Studios

UI/UX Designer, iOS Developer, and Freelance Web and Graphic Designer

For sixteen years, I provided freelance web & graphic design services to a variety of clients, from artists, to architects, to companies. Ranging from small to large projects, I met my client’s wide range of needs creating everything from web sites to business cards.
January 2001 - Present New York, United States

Apple Store, Fifth Avenue

Specialist

Assisted and advised customers on the purchases of computers, iPods, iPhones, and software. Also provided triage-level tech support for the Genius Bar, as well as assisted with training sessions at the Creative Bar (aka The Studio).
January 2008 - February 2009 New York, New York, United States

MyKnobs.com

Web and Graphic Designer

Contracted for a redesign for the company’s e-commerce web sites. Duties included original design, maintenance, and updating of sites and micro-sites, processing and uploading new features, graphics, product images and other content.
June 2007 - September 2007 New York, United States

MG Studios

Digital Media Generalist

Completed authoring of a 10-DVD series and designed a 25-page brochure for a swim-wear line. This includes all digital assembly and authoring of the DVDs themselves, as well as creating DVD case covers and labels for all DVDs in the set.
June 2006 - September 2006 Maitland, Florida, United States

Innovative Marine Technologies

Media Coordinator

Designed and deployed 2 web sites, redesigned all internal documentation, redesigned all dealer documents, designed print ads, designed & deployed mass emails, designed postal mailers and coordinated internal and outsourced print & mail jobs for 2,500 - 7,500 pieces per month.
October 2005 - December 2005 Florida, United States

American Express Financial Advisors, Inc.

Medical Interviewer

As Medical Interviewer, I took phone calls in the Medical Review department from clients applying for medical insurance through AEFA, formerly IDS Life, asking a series of qualifying questions.
April 2000 - February 2001 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Dell Computer Corp. / Convergys Customer Management Group

Technical Support, Level 1

I provided Level 1 technical support for Dell Computer Corporation’s Home & Small Business Group. Working in an inbound call center, I solved from minor to advanced software and hardware problems over the phone, used an automated call-queuing system, interacted with Dell’s internal documentation and call logging system.
October 1998 - April 1999 Lake Mary, Florida, United States

Education

Parsons The New School For Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Design and Technology Program, Focused on User Experience and Interaction Design
January 2012 - May 2017 New York, New York, United States

Full Sail University

A.A. Digital Media Assemblly

March 2003 - May 2005 Orlando, Florida, United States

Rochester Institute Of Technology

Initially double-majoring in Computer Science and Software Engineering, then switched to Information Technology after my first semester. Left in 1999 to pursue other interests.
September 1997 - February 1999 Rochester, New York, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Apple DVD Studio Pro , APPLE FINAL CUT PRO, Apple XCode, Arduino, Axure, C++, Computer Technical Support And Repair, Creative Technology, CSS, Debian/Ubuntu-based Linux Distributions, DHTML, HTML, HTML5, Interaction Design, IOS, IOS App Development, Ixd, JavaScript/JQuery, Mac OS Classic (All), Mac OS X (All), MacOS, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows (All), NextSTEP (All), Node.js, OmniGraffle, OpenOffice, P5JS, Panic Coda, Raspberry Pi, Red Hat/Fedora-based Linux Distributions, SuSE-based Linux Distributions, Swift, User Experience Engineering (UX), User Interface Design (UI), UX Design, UX/UI, XHTML,