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Work Experience & Education.

Work Experience.
  • Senior UX Design Consultant - United Airlines
    May 2017 - present
    • Discuss guidelines and requirements with business analysts and product owners/users to ensure user needs are being met.
    • Create wireframes, mock-ups, and interaction documents that align with existing framework using Photoshop and Axure.
    • Create Photoshop templates of established design elements.
  • Freelance UX/UI Designer & Front-end Developer - Castor & Pollux Creative
    May 2013 - present
    • Confer with clients to discuss and determine design specifications and requirements.
    • Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients and making necessary changes.
    • Develop graphics and layouts for company logos and websites.
    • Design, build, and maintain web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.
  • Senior UX Design Consultant - Edward Jones
    August 2016 - February 2017
    • Build web design patterns using Bootstrap 3, HTML, CSS and jQuery UI.
    • Translate designs into mobile iOS versions using Sketch and Xcode.
    • Sketch wireframes and flush out using InVision, Powerpoint, and Photoshop.
    • Code hi-fidelity prototypes using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery UI.
    • Institute feedback from users, based on testing, into designs and prototypes to enhance usability.
    • Create icons using Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Freelance 3D Modeler – Marvimation
    March 2011 - March 2013
    • Develop high-quality 3d models: organic and hard-surface using ZBrush and Maya.
    • Unwrap UV's manually.
    • Deliver assets on time.
  • 3D Modeler Intern – Abbott Media Productions
    October 2012 - January 2013
    • Rework low-quality 3d assets into high-quality, low-poly models.
    • Composite backgrounds for quick turnaround animations and television commercials.
    • Create texture maps for sets and props.
    • Unwrap UV's manually.
    • Design and create a motion graphic template.
Education.
  • Academy of Art University
    MFA, Web Design & New Media
    Expected 2018

    Working on my thesis which is a mobile game application targeted towards kids 8-12 years old.

  • Savannah College of Art & Design
    MA, Animation
    2011

    Focused on 3D modeling and texture painting.

  • University of Arizona
    BA, Media Arts
    2003

    Digital storytelling and production.

Language Skills.
100
English
15
Spanish

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