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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

National Seminars Training

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
July 2011 - Present Shawnee, Kansas, United States

Leban Hyde Illustrative Design

Principal/Lead Designer

- Client relations
- Art direction
- Branding & Identity
- User experience
- User interface
- Web development
- Project management
January 2009 - Present Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Vibe Communications

Freelance Designer

- Art direction
- Branding & Identity
- User experience
- User interface
- Web development
August 2009 Independence, Missouri, United States

MayerMedia Design Studio

User Interface Designer

- Client relations
- Art direction
- Branding & Identity
- User experience
- User interface
- Web development (minor)
- Project management
June 2010 - December 2010 Liberty, Missouri, United States

Reality Media

Graphic Design & Branding Specialist

- Client relations
- Art direction
- Branding & Identity
- User experience
- User interface
- Web development
- Project management
February 2008 - May 2009 Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Graphic Intern

- Branding & Identity
-- Update legacy collateral
-- Produce new collateral
-- Program identity development
- Some clerical.
January 2008 - June 2008 Shawnee, Kansas, United States

Freelance

Freelance Designer

Worked with various clients on minor graphic design and marketing collateral projects.
January 2007 - January 2008 Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Freelance

Freelance Designer

Worked with various clients on minor graphic design and marketing collateral projects.
May 2003 - September 2004 Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Education

Missouri State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

Emphasis in Illustration with a Personalized Minor in Spanish.
September 2000 - May 2003 Springfield, Missouri, United States

Penn Valley Community College

Associate of Arts in General Education

General Education before transferring to a four-year university. Went part-time while working full-time.
September 1996 - August 2000 Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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,