Résumé

Where I've been on my journey, so far...

TECHNICAL SKILLS

What I'm most proficient at...

TOP DESIGN SKILLS:

99%
User Interface Design
User Experience Design
92%
Mobile Design
99%
Web Design
97%
User-centered Design
99%
Graphic Design
97%
iOS App Design
92%
Animation
92%
Motion Design
92%
Marketing
85%
Mobile Applications
99%
Typography
92%
Product Design
99%
Information Architecture
85%
Android App Design
60%
Art Direction
99%
Creative Direction
99%
Corporate Identity
99%
Wireframes
85%
Design Strategy
92%
Financial Technology (FinTech)
99%
Storytelling
85%
Visual Design
99%
Branding
97%
Branding Development
97%
Visual Communication
99%
Social Media
85%
Packaging
60%
Pattern & Component Libraries
99%
Logo Design
92%

TOP PROGRAMMING SKILLS:

HTML
92%
CSS
92%
JavaScript
55%
CoffeeScript
55%
UI Frameworks
85%
Bootstrap
85%
Material Design
60%
React
35%

INTERFACE & FLOW DESIGN TOOLS:

98%
SKETCH
Professional digital design for Mac. Sketch is built for modern graphic designers, and it shows in every fibre of the app.
95%
PHOTOSHOP (Ps)
Adobe's world best imaging and design app is at the core of almost every creative project. Work across desktop and mobile devices to create and enhance your photographs, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.
92%
ILLUSTRATOR (Ai)
Adobe's industry-standard vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, sketches, typography, and complex illustrations for print, web, interactive, video, and mobile.
92%
INDESIGN (Id)
Adobe's industry-leading page design and layout toolset lets you work across desktop and mobile devices to create, preflight, and publish everything from printed books and brochures to digital magazines, iPad apps, eBooks, and interactive online documents.
95%
BALSAMIQ
Balsamiq Mockups is a rapid wireframing tool that helps you Work Faster & Smarter. It reproduces the experience of sketching on a whiteboard, but using a computer.
75%
AXURE
Axure RP is a desktop application that gives business and UX professionals diagramming, documentation, and interactive tools to quickly design and share interactive prototypes and specifications.

MOTION DESIGN TOOLS:

75%
AFTER EFFECTS (Ae)
Adobe After Effects is the industry-leading animation and creative compositing software used by a wide variety of motion graphics and visual effects artists. It offers superior control, a wealth of creative options, and integration with other post-production applications.
95%
WEBFLOW
The all-in-one web design platform!  Design, prototype, and launch dynamic, responsive websites. All in your browser, without writing code.
25%
FRAMER.JS
Framer is a design tool that uses code to make anything possible. Pioneer new patterns and groundbreaking designs by designing everything. Primarily used for gestures and transitions within native mobile applications.
75%
ANIMATE (An)
Adobe Flash Professional is now Animate CC. Giving the ability to design interactive animations with cutting-edge drawing tools and publish them to multiple platforms.
95%
PRINCIPLE
Principle makes it easy to design animated and interactive user interfaces. Whether you're designing the flow of a multi-screen app, or new interactions and animations, Principle lets you create designs that look and feel amazing.

DESIGN-2-DEV TOOLS:

98%
ZEPLIN
Build pixel perfect apps in peace! Design hand-off has never been easier. Generate styleguides and resources, automatically. Saving design speccing time and allowing development to implement how they see best.
95%
INVISION
The world's leading prototyping, collaboration & workflow platform.
92%
ADOBE EXPERIENCE DESIGN (Xd)
Adobe's new application to design and prototype websites and mobile apps (formerly Project Comet).

TEAM & PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS:

95%
SLACK
A messaging app for teams who are changing the world!
95%
TRELLO
Trello lets you work more collaboratively and get more done. Trello’s boards, lists, and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your projects in a fun, flexible and rewarding way.
95%
BASECAMP
A Basecamp is a private, secure space online where people working together can organize and discuss everything they need to get a project done. See it, track it, discuss it, act on it. Tasks, discussions, deadlines, and files - everything’s predictably organized in Basecamp.
92%
JIRA
The #1 software development tool used by agile teams. JIRA Software is built for every member of the software team to plan, track, and release great software.
98%
BLUEJEANS
Video & desktop sharing communications for everyone, everywhere

WORK EXPERIENCE

My previous associations, lessons & opportunities...

July 2017 - Present...
Vice President / Head of Design
Enagage Financial Technology 

Helping build rapidly-deployable payment & banking solutions that enhance customers' experiences and needs. Platform as a service (PAAS) & turnkey/custom products.

January 2008 – Present...
Creative Director | Product Design Consultant
Contractor

Freelancing business specializing in:  Product Design - Graphic Design - Web and Mobile App Design - User Interface Design (UI) - User Experience Design (UX) - Branding - Creative Direction.

February 2015 – July 2017
Lead Principal Designer & Innovation Catalyst
Intuit, Inc.

Promoted to Lead Principal Designer.

July 2012 – February 2015
Senior Experience Designer & Innovation Catalyst
Intuit, Inc.

I focus on user interfaces, pattern libraries, UI components, widgets and branding across all of our central technology group.

As an Experience Designer I strive to make emotionally engaging designs with a user-centered approach. My goal is to touch people by creating designs that are simple, engaging, and that work flawlessly. I've designed across platforms (web, tablet, phone, iOS, Android, emerging technologies) and mediums, with a focus on brand and product design.

As an Innovation Catalyst at Intuit, I also coach leaders and teams across the entire organization using Design for Delight (D4D) techniques, approaches and rational, in order to build and maintain the culture that fosters engagement and encourages innovation – a culture where emotionally engaging products that people love can be created. Evoking positive emotion by going beyond customer expectations in delivering ease and benefit throughout the customer journey.

2013 
Lead UI Design Consultant
Renovate America

Initial UI direction for the 3.0 redesign of HERO's multi user & domain platform.

May 2011 – July 2012
Lead Product Designer
NewBlue, Inc.

User Interface / User Experience Designer and Brand Specialist. As the sole in-house designer, I created the first version of the entire branding, UX/UI and marketing website/collateral for NewBlue's mobile and web apps, Vibop. Working as a startup with 1 PM, 1 engineers, and a video/motion designer. Vibop is a theme based video editing app in the Apple App Store and on YouTube Create.

2011
Graphic & Web Design Consultant
MadCap Software, Inc.

Generated all marketing / brand development, packaging, advertising, trade show displays, and website interface concepts/designs.

2008 – 2011
Graphic & Web Design Consultant
IndyScene.com

Created all client marketing, redesigned company stationary, create flash animated banner ads, branded and created all media items for individual event promotions.

July 2010 – December 2010
Graphic & Web Designer
Olympic Media Group

• Designed 5, 16 paged, bi-weekly Greek College Community full color newspapers
• Identified and delivered specific target markets to Advertisers with marketing solutions
• Engaged in operating a multi-media business
• Producing newspapers as a medium to communicate with the target market
• Web designer / Web Administrator (www.OlympiaMediaGroup.com)

March 2008 – December 2010
Graphic & Web Designer
Blu & Hyde Lounges

• Assisted in planning and the opening of Blu’s sister club, Hyde Lounge.
• Generate all marketing / promotional items, stationary, as well as update website content
• Created identity branding for Club Hyde

2008 – 2009
Graphic & Web Design Intern
Netstuffers - Indy Mojo

Created all flash animated web banners, marketing items and company stationary pieces.

2004
Graphic Design Intern
Miller Sign Co.

Created and/or prepared all digital art work. Used large plotters to print work onto material desired for job. Occasionally doing branding from scratch for specific clients. Also worked in the work-shop applying the artwork to a wide range of installations (signs, cars, buildings, etc.)

EDUCATION

What I've done in my academic career...

Present...
Continuing to grow daily...
Self Education

As said by some of the greats:

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.Henry Ford

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.Albert Einstein

2013
Interaction Design Practicum, UX
Cooper U

Took the Cooper U UX Boot Camp for Interaction Design in San Fransisco.

2007 – 2009
Bachelors of Science, Graphic Design;
an emphasis in Branding and Advertising
The Art Institute of Indianapolis

Took the few credits that cared over from Herron and continued to finish my degree in a slightly pivoted direction, focusing more on web and product design.

2004 – 2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts,
Visual Communications
IUPUI - Herron School of Art and Design

My first college. After finishing 3 full years I decided I wanted more of a focus in web and product design, so I transferred to The Art Institute.

Feel free to reach out!

Design@bobbygbrayjr.com  |  San Diego, California

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