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Amit Patel

Interactive Director / Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Amit is a multi-disciplinary designer, programmer and an artist producing public and private works for non-profit organizations, corporate clients, collectors, and personal explorations.

Work Experience

Creative Director

▲ is privately owned boutique design consulting firm.
November 2008 Beverly Hills, California, United States

Amazon

Principal Designer

June 2014 - Present Seattle, Washington, United States

Intuit

Principal Visual Designer

December 2013 - June 2014 San Diego, California, United States

Yahoo!

Principal Experience Designer

Yahoo! is the premier digital media company.

Founded in 1994 by Stanford PhD candidates David Filo and Jerry Yang. Today, Yahoo! is a leading global brand that creates deeply personal digital experiences using technology, insights based on data, and intuition to bring together personally relevant content and experiences from across the Web. We give consumers across the globe simple, trusted ways to connect with the people, communities, topics, and trends that matter to them most.

Our business focus is on creating a content, communications, and community platform that delivers rich consumer experiences and advertising solutions across all digital screens.

We attract more than half a billion consumers every month in scores of languages — making Yahoo! one of the most visited destination globally.

Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has more than 13,000 employees in 25 countries, provinces, and territories.
December 2011 - November 2013 Santa Monica, California, United States

Phenomenon

Senior Director, Interactive Design

PHENOMENON is creative think-tank of the world’s leading consumer marketers, designers, and storytellers.

PHENOMENON is an ideation company. We dream, design and architect innovations that create cultural phenomena. We do this on behalf of brands, consumer-centric companies, entertainment networks, inventors, and any other entity that can benefit from becoming a part of consumer culture.

Our work manifests itself through four main types of innovation: marketing, customer experiences, culture, and digital. We also have extensive experience in designing and negotiating partnerships between brands (or properties) with similar “cultural DNAs.”
September 2011 - December 2011 Los Angeles, California, United States

Yes Design Group

Director, Digital & Interactive Media

YESDESIGNGROUP (YDG) is a creative communications agency, renowned for strategic and inventive approaches to advertising, marketing and design.

From one-of-a-kind collateral to innovative ad campaigns, YDG creates buzz, defines brands, motivates behavior and increases market share for their clients.
August 2009 - December 2010 Los Angeles, California, United States

Omelet

Art Director (Consultant)

Omelet is a full-service branding, advertising and entertainment big ideas company comprised of egoless creative entrepreneurs. We specialize in creating big ideas designed to solve a brand's core business challenge. At the forefront of the ever-evolving marketing landscape, Omelet is helping to redefine how brands and entertainment co-exist.
August 2010 - October 2010 Los Angeles, California, United States

Firefly LA

Interactive Director / Designer

FIREFLY LA is an award winning multi-media design house that specializes in producing immersive audio-visual environments for corporate and private events. FIREFLY provides cutting-edge, innovative solutions utilizing the latest computer graphics software and projection systems to meet and surpass their clients unique demands.

FIREFLY has transformed building facades, outdoor landscapes, inflatable objects and waterscapes into virtual canvases featuring custom tailored media. Staffed by a closely knit team of experienced creative directors, artists, designers, programmers and engineers, FIREFLY offers a broad array of services form concept to completion.
March 2008 - May 2009 Los Angeles, California, United States

Adobe

User Experience Designer (Consultant)

Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information.

Adobe helps customers create and deliver compelling content and applications as well as fully realize their business potential. Adobe is dedicated in turning engaging digital experiences into more valuable interactions every day — across media and devices, anywhere, anytime.
November 2006 - February 2010 San Jose, California, United States

Studio 314

Lead Designer & Programmer

STUDIO 314 is a digital agency that helps clients and companies realize their full potential to create customized online media campaigns to achieve successful international marketing and branding.
January 2006 - November 2008 Los Angeles, California, United States

Deep Light

Engineering Manager / Researcher

Deep Light, LLC was formed in Los Angeles in July 2003 to develop high resolution 3D displays, cameras and software for the fast growing 3D display market.

The company owns several key patents originally developed at Cambridge University in England under the direction of Dr. Adrian Travis. The Deep Light team consists of management, engineers, consultants and strategic alliances.
2004 - 2008 Westlake Village, California, United States

Education

University Of California, Los Angeles

Continuing..., Design & Communication Arts

Advanced Topics in Design
User Experience Design
Mapping Experiences
2007 - 2009 Los Angeles, California, United States

Ohio State University

Bachelors of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering

Specialty: Computer Engineering
Minor: Economics
1999 - 2003 Columbus, Ohio, United States

Harvard University

Visiting - Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Specialization in Economics - Econometrics & Market Modeling.
2000 - 2001 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Japanese (Conversational),
German (Beginner),

Skills

Consulting, Identity Design, Application Engineering, Art Direction, Branding, Cross-platform Programming, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interface Design, Logo, Online Media Production, Programming, UI Development, Web Development,

On the web

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