Levi Wintering

Product Designer

San Francisco, CA, USA
Minimalist designer from the Sonoran Desert with over a decade of experience in interface, interaction, and product design.

I have a deeply personal appreciation for art, a passion for modern design, and an understanding of the importance of great user experience. I enjoy making things look good and I love making them work.

Work Experience

Descript

Lead Designer

Spun-off, re-branded, streamlined, and polished up the internal MacOS app designed at Detour for creating multi-track location-aware audio.

Designing for the future of editing voice driven content.
2017 - Present San Francisco, California, United States

Ploom Labs

Founder / Designer / Curator

Started a modern net label that's aimed at providing artists and listeners with a showcase and platform to produce unique physical and digital product offerings.

Designed and produced a product system complete with custom packaging and high quality assets.

Challenging the way music and art are curated, distributed, and ultimately consumed.
2016 - Present United States

Detour

Senior Designer

Took on a lead position in designing the future of consumer location based audio and immersive storytelling (on iOS).

Worked closely with award winning writers, producers, and a handful of reputable companies including SOUNDWALK to create immersive location-aware audio experiences.

Worked closely with SFMOMA and designed the Detour platform to power the mobile audio experience for the new museum.

Worked closely with content creators and audio engineers to create a powerful text based DAW for creating multi-track location-aware audio.
Played a role in recruiting, directing, and managing contract designers, engineers, photographers, and firms all over the world.

Played an active role in the Detour community by organizing meet-ups, test walks, and in-person user tests.
2015 - 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

AFK Music

Designer / Co-Founder

Helped to organize unique monthly music showcases in San Francisco while building a community and awareness around internet music and young up-and-coming artists from around the world.

Had way too much fun.
2015 - 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

OpenTable

UI/UX Designer / Product Designer

Worked closely with diners, restaurants, researchers, and engineers to reimagine the OpenTable restaurant platform from the ground up. Created a scalable cloud-based solution that helps restaurants operate more efficiently and allows them to provide premium hospitality to their diners.

Worked along-side Google to help redesign the OpenTable Android app during the introduction of the Material Design language.

Designed the OpenTable Watch app, built a web tool for snagging hard-to-get reservations, and helped grow the design team during a long overdue transitional period of the company's culture and public image.

2013 - 2015 San Francisco, California, United States

29th Drive

UI/UX Designer / Product Designer

Took on lead roles that helped shape 29th Drive as a startup from infancy into service and product with MoreBlu, Inkwell, and happy customers.

Worked collaboratively along side other designers and developers on larger projects for companies like Microsoft, Sonos, and Minitab.

Designed unique interfaces and interactions with a heavy focus on simplicity, micro-moments, and all the fun little details that go with it.

2011 - 2013 Arizona, United States

Innovia

UI/UX Designer / Front-End Developer

Helped re-brand Mind the Gap Marketing as Innovia Marketing and acted as lead designer and front-end developer for all incoming projects from print to web.

2011 - 2011 Phoenix, United States

Fogco Systems Inc.

UI/UX Designer / Front-End Developer

Re-established the Fogco brand after 20 years in business through scalable company assets and a strong corporate image.

Designed and developed multiple generations of the Fogco website (2009-2012).

2009 - 2010 Arizona, United States

Laboratory Collective

Co Founder / Designer / Developer

Awarded multiple honorable mentions on design channels across the web.

2009 - Present Arizona, United States

Freelance

Designer & developer of sorts

Many hats have been worn.

2002 - Present United States

Education

Mesa Community College

Web Design / Graphic Design

2008 - 2010 Mesa, Arizona, United States

Awards

Behance Network

Freq Nightclub

2010

Abduzeedo

Elegant Branding

2010

Looks Like Good Design

Freq Nightclub

2010

Card View

Retina Business Cards

2010

Card View

Freq Business Cards

2010

Phoenix Egotist

Laboratory Collective

2010

Branding Served

Redkey

2011

Branding Served

Retina

2011

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I am socially aware of current trends in the design community. I enjoy collaborating on projects and working along side other creatives. I’ve worked with numerous companies in various fields helping build components of the future through visual, interactive, and experiential design.

I graduated from Mesa Community College with a degree in web design, a certificate in graphic design, and a thirst for coffee.

Behance
• behance.net/leviwintering

Dribbble
• dribbble.com/leviwintering

Archive (2008-2010)
• leviwintering.com/2010/work.php