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Leban Hyde

Leban Hyde illustrative design

Kansas City, MO, USA
All design should reach for the highest possible standard. Good design should be accessible to all. It should be equally conscious of form and function without sacrificing one for the other. Most of all, it should be what the client has asked for.
Work Experience
Shawnee, KS, USA
Jul 2011Present
User Interface & Experience Design Lead
USER INTERFACE & EXPERIENCE DESIGN LEAD (July 2014 – Present)
- Planning
-- UX consultation during planning and strategy phase
- Research
-- Stakeholder interviews
-- Internal (customer-facing) interviews
-- Competitive analysis
-- Comparative analysis
-- Persona & scenario creation
-- Journey mapping
- Design
-- Wireframes
-- Prototypes; static & interactive
- Development
-- UX support for resolving unforeseen issues during development phase
- Testing
-- Usability testing during various stages of design & development

INTERACTIVE DESIGN LEAD (July 2011 – July 2014)
- Usability and experience consultation during the writing of specifications
- Researching and documentation
- Mapping user flows
- Wireframing and prototyping interface
- Oversee the front-end design/development (HTML/CSS) of mystar12.comaintenance
- Supporting internal site requests
Kansas City, MO, USA
Jan 2009Present
Principal/Lead Designer
- Client relations
- Art direction
- Branding & Identity
- User experience
- User interface
- Web development
- Project management
Independence, MO, USA
Aug 2009
Freelance Designer
- Art direction
- Branding & Identity
- User experience
- User interface
- Web development
Liberty, MO, USA
Jun 2010Dec 2010
MayerMedia Design Studio
User Interface Designer
- Client relations
- Art direction
- Branding & Identity
- User experience
- User interface
- Web development (minor)
- Project management
Kansas City, MO, USA
Feb 2008May 2009
Reality Media
Graphic Design & Branding Specialist
- Client relations
- Art direction
- Branding & Identity
- User experience
- User interface
- Web development
- Project management
Shawnee, KS, USA
Jan 2008Jun 2008
Graphic Intern
- Branding & Identity
-- Update legacy collateral
-- Produce new collateral
-- Program identity development
- Some clerical.
Kansas City, MO, USA
Jan 2007Jan 2008
Freelance
Freelance Designer
Worked with various clients on minor graphic design and marketing collateral projects.
Kansas City, MO, USA
May 2003Sep 2004
Freelance
Freelance Designer
Worked with various clients on minor graphic design and marketing collateral projects.
Education
Springfield, MO, USA
Sep 2000May 2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Emphasis in Illustration with a Personalized Minor in Spanish.
Kansas City, MO, USA
Sep 1996Aug 2000
Associate of Arts in General Education
General Education before transferring to a four-year university. Went part-time while working full-time.
Languages
 
English (Native), Spanish (Fluent)
Skills
 
Adobe Creative Suite, Art Directing, Branding, Corporate Identity, HTML / CSS, Interaction Design, Responsive Web Design, SMACSS, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Visual Design