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Prime Digital Academy

User Experience Design Student
June 2018 to Present
Gilda's Club Twin Cities
  • Identified out-dated data analysis practices within the company. Researched current business intelligence solutions to assist company in fully utilizing data.
  • Designed and conducted research protocol to identify key data relationships essential to the business and future relationships that would improve data driven decisions.
  • Designed Power BI dashboard with team of UX designers. Dashboards outlined key data relationships while reducing the time and effort to gather and manage data from all sources.
  • Presented findings and developed a hand-off package that entails future management. Included implementation recommendations of additional data sources that would further enhance the business intelligence platform.

Total Expert

Art Director
January 2017 - June 2018

  • Developed and deployed a brand update to differentiate and elevate the company‚Äôs image.
  • Initiated and lead an interdepartmental collaborative design meet up. Discussed best practices, brand guidelines, and design inspirations.
  • Managed and mentored designers across departments.
  • Produced trade show material from booth design to collateral.
  • Collaborated with web designer to develop forward thinking flexbox css framework.

Agents of Discovery

Creative Producer
August 2014 - June 2016

  • Defined scope of development project and assisted in cost calculation for Agents of Discovery.
  • Initiated and lead bi-weekly touch point meetings with clients about the status of their mobile or web application and worked as a contact point for the project manager and our development team.
  • Designed future features with the Creative Director and development team.
  • Created wireframes and hi-res mockups of the features to be added to the game.
  • Ensured the end product met the requirements and quality of the original concept via close collaboration with developers.
  • Designed the user interface and experience, created mini-game concepts and assets.
  • Developed in game copy for mission sites, working closely with on-site park rangers and regional experts.

True Norse Films

Creative Producer
November 2008 - Present

  • Won Best MN Made: Minneapolis International Film Festival 2013.
  • Design and produce monthly publications for Eco Media Publishing.
  • Designed and developed True Norse Films website.
  • Produced and filmed multiple award winning short films.

education


Prime Digital Academy
User Experience Design Student

July 2018 - October 2018

Augsburg University Minneapolis
B.A. Psychology

September 2007 - December 2011

  • Dean's List
  • Psi Chi Honor Society
University of Auckland
Study Abroad

June 2009 - December 2009

references


Sean Penney

COO / CCO at Wappworks Studio Inc.

Contact Information

p: +1 (604) 657-3224
e: sean@pocketpinata.com

Daniel Szilagyi

Lead UX/UI Designer at SkyHive

Contact Information

p: +1 (778) 893-7792
e: ragingpudding@gmail.com

Adam May

Marketing Operations Manager at Total Expert

Contact Information

p: +1 (608) 513-7704
e: agkmay@gmail.com

Joe Vangsgard

Director of Business Development at Ascentis Human Capital Management Software

Contact Information

p: +1 (651) 398-8883
e: jmvangsgard@gmail.com