Ben Swink

UX Architect

Charlotte, NC, USA
I have been working in User Experience and Design for the past 12 years. I have worked on brands like Belk, The Limited, Thomson Reuters, Cablevision, Garanimals, Scholastic, and Columbia Business School. I specialized in digital and interactive work, including web design and Flash animation, and have extensive experience in print, broadcast, and outdoor mediums.

Work Experience

CapTech Consulting

Manager / UX Architect

September 2017 - Present North Carolina, United States


UX Architect

• Created annotated wireframes, comps, and FSDs for Belk’ s new web platform
• Lead various project tracks, working with developers and business analysts
• Involved in requirement creation, user reviews, and QA testing
June 2015 - September 2017 North Carolina, United States

Responsive Path

UX Designer - Contract Position

• Created Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi wireframes for the development team
• Created fully functioning mock sites for testing and approval
• Wrote case/coding instructions for interactions in wireframes
September 2014 - April 2015 North Carolina, United States


Creative Services Manager

• Created branding platform for FanConnect, including logo and website
• Designed and animated a series of automotive videos
• Oversaw and created video backgrounds and templates for clients
February 2014 - August 2014 North Carolina, United States

Hatsoff Creative Services

Senior Art Director

• Design websites, landing pages, and splash pages
• Design print ads, brochures, and free standing inserts
• Create the look and framing for software interface
• Branding consultation and logo design
• Design post cards, mailers, and other collateral pieces
• Design email blasts and newsletters
• Design and build web banners
• Oversee and approve work from other designers
September 2013 - February 2014 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Wray Ward

Art Director - Freelance Position

• Designed/prepared assets for several websites and landing pages
• Designed/built email blasts, brochures, inserts and print ads
• Designed and collected for printing 120’ long billboard ads
• Converted blueprints into illustrations for use on websites
January 2013 - April 2013 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Gardner Nelson & Partners

Digital Art Director

• Worked on the scripts, art direction on set, and post production of television ads
• Designed print ads, brochures and free standing inserts
• Designed/built/trafficked standard flash banners and rich media banners
• Designed/built/edited websites, landing pages and email blasts
• Built and edited reels using Final Cut Pro and DVD Studio Pro
• Designed outdoor advertisements, displays and billboards
• Photographed and edited photos for web, print, outdoor and television
September 2005 - July 2012 New York, New York, United States



• Photographed weddings, headshots, portraits, sporting events, and landscapes
• Edited photographs and created prints and posters for clients
January 2002 - September 2005 North Carolina, United States


School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

Design, HTML, CSS

January 2008 - December 2011 North Carolina, United States

University Of North Carolina - Charlotte (UNC)

Biology Major, Spanish Minor

September 1998 - May 2002 North Carolina, United States


Spanish (Conversational),


Actionscript, Basic CSS, Basic Final Cut Pro, Basic HTML, Basic PHP, Flash Animation, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Axure Pro, Indesign, OmniGraffle, WordPress,