About


Brings passion and energy to the team while advocating for the consumer.


My name is Stacey and I live in San Francisco. I'm an Interaction Designer focused on user-centered design. My goal is to make products that are both useful and beautiful.

Summary:

I help clients through designing the best possible experience for the user. The past 10 years in product development have given me the experience to effectively solve design challenges.

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At a glance:

  • Ten years professional experience
  • iOS & Android: handset & tablet app deployment experience
  • Apple watch design & development
  • Seven Responsive Websites (RWD) deployed
  • Sketches, Storyboards, Wireframing, Prototyping, User Testing
  • Certified UX Professional, NN/g San Francisco, June 2016
  • M.F.A, Web Design & New Media, AAU, San Francisco, May 2015
  • B.S., Graphic Design, CSU, Sacramento, May 2004

After hours:

  • Meetups: SFHTML5, Girl Develop It, SF Front End, DesignersGeeks
  • Volunteering for tech events & park stewardship
  • Carplay Interaction
  • Apple Watch & Wearable tech
  • Hiking
  • Road Bicycling
  • Travel: Austria, England, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland & Japan
  • Photography

Work Experience:

Visual Designer

Capital One

12/2014-Present

San Francisco, CA

  • Ensures consistency in the look and feel of the brand across all aspects of the user experience
  • Responsible for designing inventive mobile, tablet and web products based on user research and data manifestos
  • Collaborates with product managers, visual designers and user experience designers to develop user-centered products
  • Passionately works with a diversity of projects, mediums and teams to create effective products
  • Translates business requirements, user needs and technical proficiencies into visually pleasing designs
  • Participates, collaborates and communicates as a team player to develop conceptual product ideation
  • Reliably delivers design concepts on time and within guidelines

Interaction Designer

ESI (Electronic Scrip Incorporated)

03/2006-12/2006

Sacramento, CA

  • Proposed and implement design solutions which increase user engagement (Smart Shopper e-magazine increased by 259%)
  • Responsible for a 292% increase in organic reach (Smart Shopper Facebook engagement)
  • Worked passionately with clients; listening and analyzing their needs
  • Managed multiple projects; concept development, design, deployment and evaluating analytics
  • Participated in pitching concept design and provides solutions to problems
  • Brought passion and energy to the team while advocating for the consumer
  • Experienced collaborating with developers, VP’s, sales managers and editorial directors
  • Followed project guidelines: client and internal goals, requirements, budget restrictions, usability as well as timelines

Web Designer

RSI (Rocklin Systems Incorporated)

06/2005-03/2006

Rocklin, CA

  • Worked passionately and effectively with clients while advocating for the consumer
  • Collaborated with the team to conceive and prototype web, print and branding identities
  • Developed smart solutions while remaining, calm and communicative under tight deadlines

Education:

M.F.A. Web Design & New Media

Academy of Art, University San Francisco

Completed: May 2015

UX Club

B.S. Graphic Design

California State University, Sacramento

Completed: May 2004

Certificate: Managing Information on the Web

California State University, Sacramento

Completed: December 2002


Skills

Design

  • Evaluation
  • Mobile Prototyping & Visual Design
  • Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Research
  • Sketching
  • Synthesis
  • Typography

Development

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • Grunt (familiar)
  • JavaScript (familiar)
  • jQuery (familiar)
  • SASS

Software

  • AfterEffects
  • Axure (familiar)
  • Balsamiq
  • Dreamweaver
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • LiveView
  • Photoshop
  • Sketch3
  • WebStorm
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