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UX: Theory and Practice
analysis through implementation


Positions with the Tag "Information Architecture"

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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Sr. User Experience Analyst Piehead

  • Agency that creates web, mobile, social network and gaming experiences. Work with a variety of high-profile clients in a wide range of User Experience tasks.
  • Axure, Wire Frames, User Interaction, Personas, Site Maps, Competitor Analysis, Behavioral Specifications, Heuristic Evaluations, Remote

Lead UI Developer Sun Microsystems

  • Designed user interface for online application including work flow, user experience and graphical layout
  • Created mock-ups for business side, designed application flow and HTML/CSS code for developers.
  • Worked with product owner. Part of sprint delivery team.
  • Created user Stories with acceptance criteria, worked 2 week sprints with daily scrum calls.
  • Helped create UI standards for their new web portal and created UI standards for our application
  • Designed CSS and templates for RichFaces elements and for use by all applications across portal
  • Consultant(NetPolarity), xhtml, css, richfaces, agile, ux, ui, 508, dreamweaver, photoshop, Version ONE, Code Collaborator, netBeans, vpn (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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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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Instructor: California State University, Sacramento

  • Designed and implemented state-of-art class. Topics included: project methodology, physical and logical site structures, web standards, usability, PhotoShop and Information Architecture for the web and a large section on accessibility, usability and Human Factor Engineering
  • Created all lesson plans and classroom tools
  • Class part of the Web Applications Development Certificate Program (advanced class)

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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Web Designer Ferrari Color

  • Total site re-design, information architecture, layout, design
  • Supplied graphics and complete HTML templates for all page levels for implementing by their developers
  • Designed and wrote javaScript for gallery presentation of their large print graphics
  • Developed code for customers to upload their graphics to site for printing.
  • Consultant(Hall Kinnion), html, usability, requirements, css, graphics, javaScript, standards, best practices
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Web Analyst at PASCO Scientific

  • Evaluated existing web site and site in development (design, code, usability), and evaluated current personnel. Trained developer in newer technologies and ways to meet new corporate strategy
  • Documented and advised corporate management on future internet/intranet/extranet issues
  • Assisted VP in creation of Requirements/Functional Specs and Design documents for future projects
  • Developed “guidelines” for new site design, and Business Requirements.
  • Direct Consultant, uml, html, usability, requirements

Director of Web Development Mariemont Systems

  • Managed "tech shop" including hiring and evaluating 14 employees, and project management for 3 projects. Set up training program and trained technologists; trained some technologists to train others
  • Designed and over saw the creation of the company Internet and Intranet, and client projects. Participated in Marketing and bidding
  • Creative director. Designed the training program and did initial training for marketing department.
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Senior Web Developer Designer Intel

  • Production Support, Trouble shooting and New Development. CPS Certified Site Management. Involved in the start-up and managed the Disti and OEM posting and maintenance for iBL project (e-commerce for distributors and Original Equipment Manufactured)
  • Received Intel’s All American award for work on iBL Project Leadership in a rapid development environment
  • Involved in re-design of developer.intel.com, maintained Flash products web sites, and initiated End of Life programs for legacy servers
  • Created images, templates and logos for various internal and external divisions
  • Original set-up of the Documentum system including contributing to the user manual for the Intel customization of product
  • Trained incoming contractors for start up of the Intel Web Outfitter on-line stores and the (Dakota II).
  • Consultant(GraphXStaff), html, asp, css, photoShop, illustrator, Corporate branding, re-branding
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