Jason Culler

Senior Designer

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Working to make the stuff in our lives delightful, useful, and usable.

Work Experience

Clarifai

Senior Designer

January 2016 - New York, New York, United States

Rhapsody International

Art Director, UX

Responsible for mobile UX and UI from pencil to pixel.
July 2014 - December 2015 New York, United States

Joydot

Designer, UX & UI

Track and share your mood · Branding, UX, UI, general good vibes.
April 2014 - July 2014 New York, United States

Exfm

Interactive Designer

August 2012 - New York, New York, United States

Freelance

Designer, UX & UI

UI/UX design for internal reporting software for the technology infrastructure of a major financial institution. Created and wrote UI/UX specs for engineers to evolve their system, which included prescriptive wireframes, detailed UX patterns, and best practices for implementation.
June 2012 - New York, United States

Everyday Food Magazine, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Senior Associate Interactive Designer

Designed interactive features for Everyday Food's iPad publication. Assisted editors and art directors in the creation of exclusive digital content.
February 2011 - June 2012 New York, New York, United States

Self-Employed

Freelance Design Consultant

Designed products, structural packaging, point-of-purchase displays, user interfaces and graphics. Developed identities, web sites, marketing materials and collateral.

Clients included swayspace, OgoSport, Pratt Design Incubator and Sweetshop.
September 2010 - February 2011 New York, New York, United States

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Product Designer, Furniture

Researched historic furniture movements and current trends to inspire new furniture lines. Designed multiple collections from concept to CAD to prototype to market. Traveled domestically with design director for prototype reviews with vendors.

Participated in a multidisciplinary group developing a compelling road map for fresh branding, product, and interactive media concepts to reach a younger demographic.
September 2007 - September 2010 New York, New York, United States

Matsushita Electric Industrial

Product Design Intern

Conducted lifestyle and market research of Japanese home decor, storage and organization products. Observed design and absorbed culture throughout Osaka, Tokyo and Kyoto. Developed and presented design briefs and concepts. Created a system of modular furniture for compact spaces.
June 2007 - August 2007 Osaka, Japan

Education

General Assembly

Certification Program, User Experience Design

February 2012 - May 2012 New York, New York, United States

Pratt Institute

Bachelor of Industrial Design

September 2004 - May 2007 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Danmarks Designskole

Scandinavian Furniture Design

June 2006 - August 2006 New York, New York, United States

Awards

American Society Of Magazine Editors (ASME)

2012 Digital Ellies Finalist for Design, Digital Media -- Everyday Food digital magazine (iPad). Honors magazine websites, tablet and e-reader editions and utility apps for visual and functional excellence.

2012

American Society Of Furniture Designers

Design Achievement Award - Upholstery

2008

Simplehuman

1st prize, Simple Solutions -- Developed a home product for mail sorting, collection, and retrieval.

2007

New York International Auto Show

Taxi 07 -- Exhibited user interface concepts for taxi drivers and passengers.

2007

Pratt Institute

Design at Pratt: Bridging Disciplines -- Exhibition of collaborative, multi-disciplinary design. Displayed product concepts and research from a team project with General Mills entitled "Lifecycle of a Cereal Box".

2007

Pratt Institute

Young Americans -- Helped coordinate an exhibition of design, created by students from a handful of schools during an exchange program at Danmarks Designskole. My chair, "New Kastrup", was displayed alongside other works of textile, glass, and furniture.

2006

Industrial Designers Society Of America (IDSA)

Scientistic Invitational -- Invited to present "Random Thought for the Creative Delinquent", a conceptual interactive product that helps creatives find inspiration, at a juried exhibit of architecture and design.

2005

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Branding And Visual Identity, Data Visualization, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interaction Prototyping, Layout, Logo Design, OmniGraffle, Packaging Design, Product Design, Typography, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Visual Design,