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Karen Erickson

Karen Erickson

UI/UX Designer

United States

www.karenerickson.net UI/UX Designer | Onyx M.D. | 1/2015 - Current [Contract assignment] Redesigning Onyx M.D. intranet. Designing Onyx M.D. extranet. Marketing Project Designer | Great-West Financial | 7/2013 – 7/2014 [Contract assignment] Design newsletters, sales materials, presentations and user guides for internal use, manage tight deadlines to meet compliance and legal requirements of marketing materials. Update data files, create reports visually explaining sales data to wholesalers. Perform system testing, log changes/defects for external Direct Access website. Independent Designer | 8/2007 – Current Design brochures, print ads, marketing materials and business cards using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Establish and maintain business relations with clients. Collaborate with clients to ensure desired results. Key Achievements: • Designed campaign materials, flyers, invitations, and magazine ads for Wings of Hope charity. • Designed website for Hoffmann Midwest, Inc. promoting their Trailer Conveyor System. • Redesigned website for Gateway AMC non-profit organization using WordPress. User Experience (UX) Designer | Spiremedia | 2/2013 – 7/2013 [Independent Contract] Participated in stakeholder interviews and meetings; identified MVPs, goals/values and roles; created personas, user stories and acceptance criteria; created process flows and wireframes using Axure Pro. Key Achievements: • Created process flows for local client who needed an online portal to easily transfer M&A funds. • Created interactive wireframes (320px and 1024px screen size) for mobile meeting application. Marketing Assistant | Great-West Financial | 9/2012 – 12/2012 [Contract assignment] Prepared and packaged artwork for print for Great-West rebranding efforts. Created scope documents, ensured requirements and deadlines were met, reviewed live proofs and PDF proofs for color, content and data accuracy. Handled edits and updated design files. Managed all print jobs for 27 marketing communication specialists. Web Production Artist | VentureMark Media | 3/2012 – 12/2012 [Contract assignment] Created web graphics and video graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator. Uploaded graphics and maintained content management system. Built web pages within content management system using HTML. Participated in conference calls with clients and team members. Created over 200 web graphics and 25 video graphics for over 90 web pages for Airgas Training site. CMS Admin/Multimedia Designer | NewGround | 9/2010 – 2/2012 Managed multiple content management systems for digital media graphics for financial institutions across the U.S. and Canada – 150 banks & credit unions/1600 branches. Tested and transmitted graphics to digital media displays. Designed Flash animations for digital signage totaling more than $20,000. Collaborated with graphics team to ensure client needs were met. Database Designer/Analyst | AppointLink, Inc. | 6/2002 – 12/2005 Managed development tasks for several concurrent projects. Integrated websites with SQL Servers. Developed solutions that improved external organizations efficiency. Interviewed business owners, gathered requirements, translated requirements to presentable prototypes/mockups. Wrote test plans and manually tested systems. Key Achievements: • Converted American Medical Claims (AMC) DOS-based claims management system to an Access database. • Converted St. Louis University Center for Anatomical Science and Education (CASE) donor tracking spreadsheets to an Access database. Application Analyst | RehabCare Group, Inc. | 12/2001 – 6/2002 Lead user groups in systems analysis and testing, documentation and interpretation of business requirements for application development. Bridged the gap between the user, business and technology. Key Achievement: • Analyst for the ADP HRMS HR/Payroll and eTIME time-entry systems implementation. Met with all levels of the IT, HR and Payroll departments, attended meetings and provided project updates. Coordinated UAT. Provided technical support to HR/Payroll and internal customers. Configured eTIME system to achieve optimization of the functions within the application. Performed ad-hoc SQL queries for data cleanup. Associate Software Engineer/QA Tester | MasterCard International | 2/2000 – 12/2001 Designed and developed Lotus Notes applications. Met with business units, gathered requirements and prepared project plans. Created queries and integrated Crystal Reports within the databases. Performed QA testing; executed and validated test cases; worked with programmers to resolve defects. Key Achievements: • Designed department intranet application in Dreamweaver. Worked closely with technical writer and graphic designer to ensure all components were complete. • Developed Lotus Notes application for managing action plans that were a direct result of in-house surveys. Received “SPOT” award from client (Superior Performance Outstanding Teamwork).

$32.00 /hr
1,415 hours

Zachary F.

Zachary F.

Art Director and Concept Developer

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

Seasoned art director with 3+ years of project direction experience, conversion analysis, direct client consultation and knowledge of web developing and UI design. Professional, flexible, creative, and service-oriented. Offering a unique combination of creativity and analytical skill (i.e. trends and technology) with the ability to assess both vantage points to create cost-effective solutions for clients. Portfolio: http://www.zsfstudios.com

$35.00 /hr
159 hours

John Layne

Cartoonist

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

Over the years, I've designed a Mascot for a restaurant, artwork for presentations, art for advertisements and flash banners. I'm looking for engaging projects that help further my career and improve my skills as an artist. I enjoy drawing, favoring cartoons and character design above all else.

$8.00 /hr
0 hours

Vance Wu

Vance Wu

Senior 3D Artist

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I am a 3D artist with 6+ years of experience working with web, mobile, and AAA game projects. I specialize in establishing and maintaining 3D pipelines, whether it's for existing IP or brand new IPs and projects. My key expertise lie in character/environment modeling, texturing, sculpting, lighting, rigging and tools development with Python/PyMel, as well as leading outsource and internal artist management. 1 Tech Crunch Crunchie Award: "CityVille" - Best Time Sink (2010) 1 Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Award "CityVille" - Social Networking Game of the Year (2010) Skills: • Proficiency in: Maya • 3ds Max • Photoshop • ZBrush • Unreal • Unity • Motionbuilder • Flash • Illustrator • After Effects • MEL/Python • Javascript • HTML/CSS • SVN/Perforce • Git • 3D hard surface and organic art creation for characters and environments, modeling, UV mapping, texturing, rigging, lighting, rendering, animation and tools development with MEL/Python • Internal/outsource art management, scheduling and creating comprehensive art style guides • UX development, art direction and artist mentoring • Fluency in English and Chinese Mandarin Working Titles: • TinyCo Project (TBA) - 2015 Shipped Titles: • Volt-Air (Android) - 2014 • The Sims 4 (PC) - 2014 • Battlestone (iOS, Android) - 2013 • Germ Smash (iOS) - 2013 • CityVille (Web, iOS) - 2010 • YoVille (Web) - 2009 • PlayStation Home (PS3) - 2009

$60.00 /hr
885 hours

Martin Machnowski

Martin Machnowski

Graphic / Web Designer

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

More than 25 years of well-rounded knowledge and experience on advertising, logos, photography and photo retouching, packages, catalogs, software front-ends, web design and all techniques related to them. Over the last 14 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, ASP, PHP and CSS. One of them have more than 1,000 pages with more than 100 products and mobile services, plus several websites for small businesses. I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. Proficient in CorelDraw, PhotoPaint, Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, Flash, Excel.

$44.00 /hr
1,714 hours

Joseph Ridgway

Joseph Ridgway

Versatile, thoughtful, loves Ruby on Rails, GitHub.com, and Joomla

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

I have over 8 years of experience working with web technologies. My core skills are with database and object design, advanced interfaces with AJAX, and actually launching my work. I work well in teams, I can lead teams, I'm highly self-motivated, and I do exceptionally good work. My objective is to find projects that intrigue me, because I love working and getting paid for what I deliver. I am an expert Ruby on Rails developer with plenty of experience with interactive social features, AJAX and advanced JavaScript, SEO, data management tools, memcached, Git, Capistrano, and plenty more. I spend much of my free time researching new ideas and technologies, and I'm certainly open to conducting research specifically for your project. You can trust that I'll use the latest and greatest practices and technologies on your project.

$66.67 /hr
94 hours

Jeff Hedges

Jeff Hedges

Quality Assurance Guru

United States - Tests: 2

Seasoned software tester, Producer and Manager. Over 18 years of experience in Test, Software Quality Assurance, Production and Management. Experience includes Windows, Mac and Mobile Applications, website QA, Flash, and games on every platform. Positions from tester to Producer to Manager, working at small start-ups to multinational corporations. Management experience with teams of internal & external/contract employees. Handling Outsourcing, road-mapping, crisis management, dealing with shifting & competing priorities in both process-oriented and Agile software development environments. o Managed internal team of up to 12 direct reports and external teams of dozens. o Tracking and reporting progress, resource allocation, report analysis, running meetings; working with internal and external producers, developers, server and network operations teams, on multiple projects. o Extensive management and hands-on experience in game/app functionality & requirements testing, online network testing, and back-end systems testing on game consoles, mobile Apps, and Social Gaming. Detail oriented, hard working, outgoing, and self-starting. Professional and personable working relationships with upper management, employees, co-workers, and vendors.

$35.56 /hr
867 hours

Brian W.

Brian W. Agency Contractor

Magento, Linux, PHP, MySQL SUPERSTAR

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

Letting just any web developer work on your Magento store is like letting a motorcycle mechanic work on your Ferrari! We specialize in Magento E-commerce sites and ONLY Magento! With over 6 years experience with Magento, and 10+ years of experience with customized PHP/MySQL sites, we have the technical knowledge to build you the best Magento store you could possibly have. Customized programming is no problem! Some examples of our specialties are site speed and optimization (database and web server), automatic order processing, tracking updating on the fly or automated, email template customizing, daily datafeed creation, daily order CSV output, integrating your store with E-bay and Amazon.

$44.44 /hr
38 hours

Nebojsa Despotovic

Nebojsa Despotovic Agency Contractor

UX Designer / Graphic designer and Illustrator

Canada - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 18

Creating excellent, user-friendly websites with cutting edge graphics and top notch functionality for clients across the globe. Improving communication and marketing skills by carefully selecting the clients and projects that have a long term impact and can build a lasting relationship to the satisfaction of clients, and more importantly - the end consumer. Planning and executing marketing campaigns with a strong viral potential. Expanding the studio by engaging sharp and energetic marketing and design professionals. Building brands into lovemarks.

$80.00 /hr
144 hours