Madison Yocum

Interaction Designer & Entrepreneur

Rochester, NY, USA
An interaction and visual designer, focusing on product
design and entrepreneurship. Currently searching for an
internship for the upcoming summer of 2018 and any
other design, product and startup opportunities.

Work Experience

Udio Ventures

Founder & Product Lead

For early stage startups who but lack the key resources, talent or time to do so, Udio Ventures provides high quality entrepreneurial consulting, seed investments, team recruitment, and product advancement for a fee and equity based on the. Unlike other venture studios we work hands on with our startups and integrate our core team with their’s to ensure the highest chance of success.
October 2017 - New York, United States

Flickr / YAHOO

Design Intern

Worked in collaboration with the design and development teams on various Flickr products. Responsible for the redesign of Flickr's Chrome Tab and iMessage Extensions by creating product concepts and research, user flows, wireframes, and visual designs for features of the experiences.
May 2017 - August 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


Co-Founder & Chief Design Officer

Ripple is an online platform and community where freelancers can obtain a consistent income by collaborating with other freelancers and creating virtual agencies. As a co-founder, I work to continuously refine our business concept and model, manage and lead other team members, and pitch our business to potential investors, and conduct user research. Also, I am responsible for creating the overall product design and development. I ensure problems have effective solutions that satisfy users needs, and design the user interface and experience while creating an overall brand.
November 2016 - Present New York, United States

RIT College Activities Board

Creative Director

Leader of the marketing campaign strategy and execution for the RIT College Activities Board. Manage various types of designers and a web developer. Responsible for creating new and trending marketing campaigns to increase awareness of the organization and it's student events. Currently redesigning the RIT CAB internal admin UI and user flow. Created promotional content for each larger headline events that RIT runs such as celebrity concerts, FreezeFest, and SpringFest. Other responsibilities include creating promotional materials for upcoming events including posters, banners, social media images, and web images. Served as a major concert venue manager.
September 2015 - January 2017 Rochester, New York, United States

Eureka: RIT Design Blitz

Student Designer

48-Hour Design Blitz hosted by RIT School of Design at Foodlink in Rochester to help the community establish better food accessibility and volunteer experience. Participated as a student designer with a team to problem solve through social design and create a strategy for community improvement.
September 2016 - October 2016 Rochester, New York, United States

Shotgunflat Creative Agency

Freelance Designer

Worked as a freelance designer for the creative agency shotgunflat based near Boston, MA. Created website designs and layouts, landing pages, icons, and user flows for client projects.
May 2016 - August 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

RIT College Activities Board

Staff Artist

Created promotional materials for upcoming CAB events each semester. Materials included posters, fliers, web banners, videos, and other creative content. Also helped staff various events.
August 2015 - May 2016 Rochester, New York, United States

Knoebels Amusement Park & Resort

Marketing and Public Relations Intern

Collaborated with a team on the company app and website redesign through advertising agencies. Created various tickets, brochures, posters, marketing guides, and advertisements. Also, created simpler marketing strategies and designs to be implemented over time.
August 2014 - August 2015 Elysburg, Pennsylvania, United States


Rochester Institute Of Technology

New Media Design (BFA)

A balance of visual design foundations, information design, user interface design, user experience design, 3D modeling, motion graphics, usability research, and programming create the skilled background needed to design cutting edge interactive solutions from mobile to fully immersive digital environments.
August 2015 - Present Rochester, New York, United States


Adobe - Design Achievement & MAX Awards

Semifinalist - Web Design


Adobe - Design Achievement & MAX Awards

Semifinalist - Social Ad Design


Dean's List


Dean's List


Dean's List



3D Modeling, Adobe Suite, Animation, Basic Front-End Dev, Branding, Cinema 4D, CSS, Graphic Design, HTML, Illustration, Motion Graphics , Project Management, Typography, UI Design , UX Design, UX/UI, Visual Design, Web Design, Wireframing,


UX / UI Design
Visual Design
Motion Graphics
Basic Front-End Dev
3D Modeling
Project Management

Programs & Languages

Adobe Creative Cloud
Cinema 4D
HTML / CSS / Javascript


AIGA Member
Archery Club
New Media Club - Mentor
Rescue Shelter Club