Ben Ludwig

Designer and Web Developer

Chicago, IL, USA
Ben Ludwig is an award-winning web designer and front-end developer in Chicago with 10 years of experience.

Work Experience

Rise Interactive

Senior Interaction Designer

August 2016 - Present Chicago, Illinois, United States

Torque

Senior Interactive Designer

• Lead a team of designers and developers to create responsive websites, web apps and iOS apps
• Organize and conduct workshop sessions with clients that focus on user experience, design and platform capabilities
• Use rapid prototyping systems for fast delivery of in-browser, responsive designs
• Manage versioning of development, staging and production code using Git
March 2015 - Chicago, Illinois, United States

Torque

UI/UX Designer & Developer

• Designed and developed responsive websites from concept to completion
• Conducted user research and compiled user stories to refine user experience
October 2013 - March 2015 Chicago, Illinois, United States

The Field Museum

Designer & Web Developer

• Collaborated with marketing teams to deliver digital experiences
• Created wireframes, user interfaces and designs for responsive websites, e-commerce sites, mobile applications and interactive touchscreen displays
May 2011 - October 2013 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Kpmg

Lead Coordinator

• Organized and conducted international video conferences with multiple client sites sharing content across several platforms
• Recorded and edited video footage for firm-wide marketing initiatives
December 2009 - May 2011 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Varitalk

Senior Engineer

Successfully completed marketing campaigns for over one hundred clients most notably including: ADIDAS, Disney, Dreamworks, Glaceau, Dell, GMC, Kellogg’s, Microsoft and NBC.
November 2006 - December 2009 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Education

Columbia College Chicago

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, cum laude

September 2006 - May 2011 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Awards

Chicago Tribune

CAMME

2016

Webby Awards

Interactive Marketing

2009

Webby Awards

People's Choice

2009

IMA

Best in Class, Software

2009

IMA

Best in Class, Film

2009

Hollywood Reporter

Key Art, Internet

2009

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Bootstrap, Compass/Sass, Drupal, Foundation, Front-End Development, Git, HTML5, Jquery, Magento, PHP, Shopify, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress,

Business Sectors

Commercial Real Estate
Residential Real Estate
Healthcare
Interior Design
Consumer Products
eCommerce
Architecture and Design
Consulting
Non-Profit
Scientific Research