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UX: Theory and Practice
analysis through implementation


Positions with the Tag "Accessibility"

Senior UX Consultant Anthem

  • Designer on Shop for Insurance, Re-imagine Mobile App and Re imagine Secure Portal
  • Accessibility SME including:Reviews of wires and development code, accessibility testing, creating best practices, and all the training courses
  • Axure pro, wire frames, responsive design, personas, pattern library, accessibility lead, ARIA, Agile, Scrum, Confluence, Jira – Remote

Senior UX/UI Analyst CA Public Utilities Commission

  • Designed user experience and UI for complex government enterprise web application that included using building blocks for designating apportionments
  • Designed information architecture, user interactions, and look & feel
  • Created working HTML mock-ups including scripted dynamics using jQuery.
  • Accessible, valid HTML, Graphics, Layout, flows, interaction rules, CSS, and jQuery libraries/scripts for turnover to development.
  • Worked directly with application architect. Mock-up code used by development to code front-end
  • Assisted both development and QA teams later in project with validating and fixing presentation later (jsp)
  • VPAT on final accessible product
  • HTML/CSS/JS/jQuery Rapid Working Prototype, Best Practices, UI Library, Photoshop, Remote, 508 WAI 2.0
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508 Consultant VeriSign/Symantec

  • Reviewed 3 supporting web applications and 2 desktop clients for 508 compliancy, HTML code validation, WCAG 2.0 recommendations, usability, standards and semantics
  • Developed spread sheet for findings and research, ran all tests and collated findings, supplied specific solutions (actual code to development) and then re-tested fixes for standard, semantic, usable, accessible pages against spread.
  • Deliverables were
    • Executive Summary of methods, findings and final results after development fixes
    • Created a new VPAT variation combining a traditional Section 508 VPAT with WCAG 2.0 recommendations for all 3 applications reviewed. Feel free to download the template and remember to thank VeriSign.
    • Best Practices for developers and QA to maintain compliancy in their coding and testing
    • WebEx Code Review Presentation (what was fixed and why)
  • XHTML, Section 508, WCAG 2.0, CSS, Semantics, Standards, Remote Worker

UX/UI Designer & Analyst Finishing First

Specializing in cross browser, accessible UI designs based on web standards, UX (including usability testing, user base analysis) and a consistent business identity. Since 2001 have been doing only non-profit companies on a volunteer basis. (Free) We get lots of work.

  • Currently involved in a large full re-design project, and a new Drupal site for green energy. Please ask for details.
  • Recently completed full site-redesign and content templating for the Asante Africa Foundation.
  • Volunteer for non-profits including hosting online accessibility forum events, writing white papers, implementing new features, training IT volunteers and site redesigns for accessibility.
  • Speaker at Technology conferences and instructor at day seminars – topics included Usability, Accessibility and Business Websites with Purpose. Led 3 day workshops, 2-4 hour sessions, and Train the Trainer sessions for employers. Included development for SITE.org, MPI.org, and other travel/incentive/meeting planner organizations.
  • WordPress, Drupal, MoveableType and other Content management Systems
  • Sketch Flow, Balsamiq, HTML Prototypes, ui, UX, 508, WAI, Remote Worker
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508 Systems Analyst California Volunteers

  • Federal grant for usability/accessibility project
  • Reviewed web presence for 508/WCAG 2.0 AA compliancy (WAI), HTML code validation, usability, standards and semantics
  • Developed spread sheet for findings and research, ran all tests and collated findings
  • Deliverables were document summarizing findings, stating recommendations and supplying specific solutions in their CMS and for their static HTML pages to be standard, semantic, usable, accessible pages, and a spread sheet detailing how to fix the code, for developer
  • Consultant(VIP), html, 508, usability, accessibility, remote

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Web Developer/508 Specialist Metro Transit Commission

  • Converted large requirements and concept documents into Section 508 compliant web pages to meet federal accessibility website guidelines and basic usability, including creating the graphics, layout and code semantics
  • Designed and coded.
  • Consultant(GreyThorn), html, css, 508, Accessibility, Adobe Creative Suite 3, Remote worker

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Lead Web Designer School Innovations & Advocacy

  • Designed Look and Feel, information architecture, prototypes and HTML templates for developers for online educational support software for school districts to comply with Truancy (eTruancy) and California mandates (ezManadates). (for Java/Struts applications)
  • Designed a custom Look and Feel and VM templates for, and set-up a subscription based news article application using LifeRay (CMS) for Categorical News
  • xhtml, css, JavaScript, 508, Accessibility, WAI, Usability Analyst (HFE), LifeRay, Help Desk, Adobe CS3
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Lead UI Designer & Analyst California Controller’s Office

  • Designed state fund disbursement web application User Interface, and coded the xhtml templates (prototype) for development group. Won GTC award.
  • Created with requirements team use case templates and use cases. Designs included usability and accessibility that exceeded ADA compliance including Section 508, level 1, most of Level 2 and some Level 3
  • Collaborated with design and architect teams in overall application design
  • Wrote UI Model documentation for client support turnover, and the Best Practices Guide for UI and the presentation layer
  • Designed the User Experience including flow, architecture, "Look and Feel" and ADA/508 compliancy
  • Participated in architecture sessions, created the UX and UI Model, created the working Prototype
  • Consultant(Delegata), xhtml, css, JavaScript, Rational, Section 508 Accessibility, WAI, WCAG, Usability Analyst, DreamWeaver, Agile
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Web Developer California Chamber of Commerce

  • Assisted in fixing issues in their new content management system
  • Corrected html pages outputted by vendor making them valid and accessible
  • xhtml, css, Microsoft Content Manager 508, Accessibility, Remote worker

Requirements Lead & Lead UI Designer for SNSC

  • Designed Documentation templates for Business Requirements, Use Cases, Vision/Scope, Deployment, UAT Training, etc., set up documentation processes and flow through development phases, and oversaw Tech Writers and Analysts in implementation of process and documentation
  • Wrote Sharepoint Users Guide for Developers and Analysts
  • Wrote vision/scope documentation and edited/proofed/assisted in all technical documents including training, help, requirements, run books and test plans
  • Wrote UI standards for large in-house mortgage servicing workflow application (Microsoft desktop using vb.net) Designed Web UI, created web templates and wrote web standards for public facing web piece
  • Consultant(TekSystems), xhtml, css, Photoshop, Homesite, .net studio, SharePoint, Concept Design
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Lead UI Designer California Legislative Data Center

  • Designed multi-application User Interface, user workflow and coded the xhtml templates for development group for an internal enterprise portal used in Referring and Viewing Measures
  • Worked with requirements team reviewing documentation from UI viewpoint and creating Use Cases
  • Designs included usability and accessibility that exceeded ADA compliance including Section 508, level 1, most of Level 2 and some Level 3. Worked with subject matter experts and clients to determine usability
  • Wrote UI Model documentation for Quality Control team and development team, participated in writing the Best Practices Guide for UI team
  • Designed the User Experience including flow, architecture, and UI design for the LDC internal portal also including enterprise guidelines, "Look and Feel" and ADA compliancy. Active team-member in defining and setting UI discipline processes and best practices including RUP
  • Consultant(Delegata), xhtml, css, xml, Photoshop, Homesite, Section 508 Accessibility, Concept Design, StarTeam, Caliber, Rational
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Team Lead Web Development/Designer DST Output

  • Designed and implemented web-based front-end user interface for Avaya, and Ford Commercial Lending, including graphics, layout, logic, work-flow, integration, deployment and usability in a rapid development environment
  • Prepared Requirements, Functional Specifications and Code Design documentation. Worked with clients, team and analyst. Strong grasp of business logic in relation to applications, UML, use cases and designing product flows
  • Developed front-end initial code base for core product B2B (jhtml/ATG Dynamo interface interacting with proprietary java back end) including creating the detail design documentation and incorporating the front-end presentment logic from requirement documentation into web templates. Implemented B2C enhanced customized billing application for clients AmeriGas, Mercedes-Benz Led web developers in coding front-end of application and interacting with back-end developers in design sessions
  • Developed and taught corporate training classes for jhtml Coders and Adobe PhotoShop for Developers.   Developed and taught marketing and sales departments understanding and use of the online product /software we built. Developed and taught Account Operation Managers administrative side of online application so they could train clients to administer (Train the Trainer)
  • Designed front end-architecture and instituted usability testing and results to increase adaptation and support implementation
  • jhtml, html, css, ui, javaScript, PhotoShop, Homesite, Concept Design, SourceSafe, Perforce, ATG Dynamo 4.3
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