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Michael Shanks

Bwin.Party

Gibraltar, Gibraltar
Work Experience
Gibraltar
Jan 2015Present
Senior UX/UI Designer
Working as the Senior Designer i will be responsible for creating world class UX/UI solutions for Lottoland's Mobile/Tablet and Desktop products. I will be helping drive usability and user interface improvements for the existing product offering while maintaining a clean, simple and user friendly interface.
Gibraltar
Jul 2014Jan 2015
Visual & UX Designer
Worked within the Poker Team i was responsible for all iOS product offerings, creating visually engaging and innovative solutions for the partypoker brand.
Gibraltar
Jan 2012Jul 2014
User Experience Designer
Bwin.party digital entertainment plc, is one of the world’s largest online gaming businesses. We’re the people behind some of the world’s biggest brands in online gaming including bwin, PartyPoker, PartyCasino and Foxy Bingo and we are a market leader in online sports betting, poker, casino and bingo. Our vision is to ‘let the world play for real’. That means ensuring our customers around the world are able to play the games they want, when they want at the stakes they want by offering smart, safe and fun digital entertainment.

I'm working in the Platform UX design team creating wireframes, mindmaps and concepts for the company products. Also working with other product verticals and offering advice in creating usable, friendly and innovative applications.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nov 2010Sep 2011
User Interface & Interactive Designer
Picsel International Ltd is a dynamic platform provider with embedded products on over 500 million devices globally and which delivers the richest user experience on mobile. Key stakeholders of the mobile value chain – including Network Operators, OEMs and Content Owners, rely on Picsel’s solutions to enable the delivery of Documents, Content and User Interface solutions. Picsel’s unique technology enables delivery of the highest quality visual aesthetic and brings desktop experience to mobile.

I worked within a small team of designers creating concepts for the company Smart Office Suite. Within this team I helped bring wire frames and storyboards to life with Visual Design as well as interactive Prototypes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Jan 2007Nov 2010
User Interface & Animations Designer
Ciboodle was founded in 1986 and acquired by KANA Software, Inc. in July, 2012.

Many of the world's best known customer-centric Fortune 500 companies and leading government entities rely on KANA and Ciboodle for advanced customer engagement across multiple channels.

As the soul UI designer i worked with the Marketing and Development Teams in designing the company flagship product.

I was the first point of contact for any visual changes to the product in house and external.
Skills
 
Adobe Creative Suite, Application Design, Balsamiq, Brand Implementation, CRM, Collateral Design, Creative Branding, GUI, Graphics, IOS Design, Icon Design, Illustrator, Interaction Design, Mobile Applications, Mobile Applications, Photoshop, Social CRM, Social Media, User Experience, User Experience Testing, User Interface Design, Visual Design, Web Application Design, Web Design, Wireframes