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I'm a Senior Visual Designer (UI/UX) at Mirum Agency (formerly Digitaria) with over ten years experience in the digital space. I create emotionally engaging experiences that are user-centered, on-brand, response-oriented and scalable from mobile to desktop.

My approach to a successful project is a fusion of crea… Read More
I'm a Senior Visual Designer (UI/UX) at Mirum Agency (formerly Digitaria) with over ten years experience in the digital space. I create emotionally engaging experiences that are user-centered, on-brand, response-oriented and scalable from mobile to desktop.

My approach to a successful project is a fusion of creativity, strategy, and technology. Working in the creative industry has awarded me the opportunity to share my passion for story telling and problem-solving with a team.

Whether brainstorming concepts, executing ideas, or leading visual design presentations with clients, it is my passion playing the role of craftsman, collaborator, apprentice and mentor. Read Less
  • Senior Visual Designer (UI/UX)
    Mirum Agency (formerly Digitaria) — San Diego, CA, USA
  • Instructor: User Experience Design
    San Diego Portfolio Studio — San Diego, CA, USA
  • Design Director / Creative Lead
    JustLuxe — San Diego, CA, USA
  • Creative Type
    Freelance — San Diego, CA, USA
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After receiving a BS in Web & Interactive Media from the Art Institute of California, I landed the role of Lead Designer at JustLuxe where I worked closely with luxury brands targeting the affluent audience for over six years. I decided to join the Digitaria Creative Team in 2012 for the opportunity to apprentice … Read More
After receiving a BS in Web & Interactive Media from the Art Institute of California, I landed the role of Lead Designer at JustLuxe where I worked closely with luxury brands targeting the affluent audience for over six years. I decided to join the Digitaria Creative Team in 2012 for the opportunity to apprentice under my own industry-leading heroes. From microsites to digital branding, I have been blessed to collaborate with a wide range of clients such as: Guess by Marciano, Sperry Top-Sider, Petco, Forevermark, Jaguar, Mercedes, Intrawest and Qualcomm. Read Less
Responsibilities:

• Lead, inspire, and collaborate with team to execute on the creative strategy for projects while focusing on innovation and quality

• Articulate ideas and communicate proactively with Design Director and Creative Directors to determine visual style, messaging strategy, and conceptual directi… Read More
Responsibilities:

• Lead, inspire, and collaborate with team to execute on the creative strategy for projects while focusing on innovation and quality

• Articulate ideas and communicate proactively with Design Director and Creative Directors to determine visual style, messaging strategy, and conceptual direction.

• Produce all necessary design elements, assets, templates, graphics, etc.

• Ensure design consistency and quality across multiple digital channels including desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

• Collaborate with User Experience Designers, Producers, Developers, Engineers, Analytics, and Quality Assurance to conceive and execute interaction models, information architectures, and design guidelines

• Develop smart, strategic, and creative solutions that are on-brand, response-oriented and scalable from mobile to desktop.

• Understand and work within project parameters: client goals/requirements/expectations, internal goals, usability, technical constraints, as well as budget and schedule

• Experiment with new tools, industry trends, and latest techniques to improve projects and share insights with the studio

• Effectively manage the Junior Designers, including providing art direction/design feedback, daily check-ins on progress/workload/concerns and instruction on general best practices for digital design.


Skills:

• 9+ years of experience in interactive design for major brands
• Strong understanding of design principals (typography, color, layout)
• Strong understanding of information architecture and usability principles
• Self-motivated with the ability to juggle multiple projects
• An ability to be communicative, flexible and precise under tight deadlines
• Strong mentoring ability, positive attitude and desire to learn
• Attention to detail and enthusiasm for pixel-perfect work
• A sense of humor and good listening skills
• Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, and Keynote
• Background in front-end development so familiar with HTML and CSS practices Read Less
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