Executive Director, Brand Experience
Managing user experience, interface, product design, user research/usability, brand, & marketing design for this comeback service with more than 25 million users, delivering 800 million page views per month, and generating more link referrals than Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, YouTube, Digg, LinkedIn... combined!
I am quite excited to be part of this effort and contribute to its further relevance. Please feel free to refer great designer & user research candidates!
California, United States
VP, Brand & User Experience
In charge of brand experience and design for BitTorrent, Inc. and all its ancillary upcoming brands.
Formerly In charge of User Experience, user interface design, usability and user research for all products at BitTorrent. Handling all creative resources, as well as outside contractors. Hands-on involvement of all aspects of customer-facing interaction and communication (i.e. brand & marketing support).
- April 2012
San Francisco, California, United States
VP, User Experience
Developing enterprise communities, innovating on social CRM, reputation, community sentiment, socialization of content. Responsible for managing user experience for all of Lithium’s products, ensuring consistency and improvement of their design throughout the suite line, including knowledge base, forums, ideas, blogs, user profiles, search, twitter integration, mobile, etc. Managing personnel involved with the discipline, and partnering with VP and C-level management to project Lithium’s vision to its customer base. Art-direction of showcase clients. Lithium brand.
- March 2010
Emeryville, California, United States
VP, User Experience
Oversight and key contributions to the conceptual, visual (UI), and functional execution of Ask.com. Developing task and information architecture models that inform project objectives and bring innovative design solutions responding to user needs, technological progress and product requirements. Partnering with VP-level peers in product, engineering, QA, and marketing. Managing and mentoring UX team as well as external agencies.
- September 2008
Oakland, California, United States
User Experience Manager
In charge of identifying user needs and requirements, the study of their behavior and forms of interaction, selection of technologies, platforms and standards, implementation of usability and design tactics... And well, anything that represents interface strategy on the diverse Internet initiatives of this multinational (including MSN, Hotmail, Messenger, Live Search, etc). Architect and director of the Human Interface Guidelines for Windows Live. Top performance reviews.
From August 2006 onwards, acted as Senior User Experience Program Manager as part of the User Experience Framework & Architecture team for the entire network of Windows Live products and services.
- April 2007
Redmond, Washington, United States
Chief Interface Officer
Responsible of all creative resources for the region of Iberia (Labs of Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon). Managing a team of 35 people in Art Direction, Human-Computer Interaction and Web Development. Directing the offerings of Interface. Developing projects from prototype stages to final implementation. Acquiring new clients. Establishing production processes. Contributing to IconMedialab organizational structure and business strategy.
- November 2002
WhiteStone Technology Pte. Ltd.
Chief Creative Officer
Co-owner of the company and director of the innovative user experience behind Chisel and all of WhiteStone products. Responsible of standards in usability, interactivity and interface. Overseer of corporate identity, customer communication strategy and overall creative engine behind WhiteStone services.
- November 2001
Singapore City, Singapore
Creative Director Nike.com
Responsible of the presence in the Internet for Nike, Inc. Including site design, global web identity, e-commerce efforts, brand initiatives, usability, information architecture, promotion & advertising. Built and managed a full in-house team of up to 27 people and a budget of US$5.1 million.
- April 2001
Beaverton, Oregon, United States