AUG 2017 – PRESENT
VIV LABS: PRODUCT UX DESIGNER
I work on the user experience for Bixby 2.0, Samsung's AI voice assistant which spans across all their devices and services. I create UX flows that allow content providers (including Yelp, Uber, hotel booking and Spotify) to interact with users in a conversational manner. This includes storyboarding, wireframing, and screen designs from utterance to transaction.
AUG 2015 – JULY 2017
FACEBOOK: ART DIRECTOR
Oversaw the website direction of Facebook Business' online brand, product marketing, and small business marketing services. This included collaborating with creative partners and cross-functional teams to concept and create innovative and big marketing solutions.
Worked on strategic initiatives focused on future products and services. I provide visual design solutions spanning multiple devices including mobile and software platforms.
SAMSUNG INNOVATION LAB: VISUAL DESIGNER
AUG 2014 – AUG 2015
Designed product sites living under Google.com. Collaborated with Marketing and Engineering teams to create compelling, clean and accessible web pages. Worked independently on many projects as well as collaborated with team members spanning the organization such as Google Ads, Nexus, Android, Google Play, and Google Docs.
JUN 2010 – JUL 2014
Worked with a team to redesign Adobe's Corporate website. Lead the team in the visual design of the Creative Suite 4 and 5 websites. Also worked with various disciplines such as Adobe's internal brand team as well as information architects, engineering development, and lead the visual design team.
FEB 2008 – JUN 2010
Designed rich-media experiences while maintaining overall usablity for various Fortune 500 companies. Being a Senior Digital Designer I engage in direct interaction with clients -researching and maintaining sensitivity to their branding, and directing teams to create custom design solutions which are cutting-edge, adaptive, appropriate, and approachable to their specific user base.
JAN 2006 – FEB 2008
I am well versed in current and emerging technologies while continuing to keep track of future trends and ideas. I also participate in researching innovative business development and strategies, and love being part of such 'think-tanks'.
Worked within the Apple Online Store group designing product information pages, online advertisements, and microsites such as their 2005 Holiday Gift Guide.
AUG 2005 – DEC 2005
Worked on building out design for Charles Schwab Funds site.
OCT 2004 – OCT 2004
Worked with a design team to redesign The Home Depot's 2003-2004 website as well as micro-sites for their sub-brands Husky, Hampton Bay, and Glacier Bay. Also created designs for a variety of sales pitches to companies such as General Motors, Sears, and Gymboree. Art directed and presented ideas for an incentive program with EbGames, the largest online/oine retailer of video/pc games in the American market.
JAN 2004 – OCT 2004
CARLSON MARKETING GROUP
Designed an Eli Lilly and Company-sponsored informational website for bipolar patients and their physicians.
OCT 2003 – NOV 2003
Worked with a team in redesigning Macromedia's site. Built out pages and created various assets which included work on the new MX 2004 product logos, and worked on online style guides.
AUG 2003 – SEP 2003
AUG 2002 – AUG 2003
Worked on the Yahoo! Shopping division of Yahoo! creating product information pages, seasonal sales micro-sites, and promotional assets. Also helped to conceptualize and design mocks for an overall site redesign
JUL 1999 – FEB 2002
Responsible for developing design directions and providing support to the design team as required throughout the various stages of the design process. Designed interactive/web-based applications and consulted for a number of clients including Hewlett Packard, Sunglass Hut, Virgin Megastore, Land Rover, BestBuy.com, American Center for Design, and Sun Microsystems. Led a design team in creating a web-based application site for Allstate Financial.
Bachelor's of Science, Visual Communications
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
JUN 1995 – JUN 1999
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Adobe Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D, Maya, Final Cut Pro
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