Hi, I'm Jared!

I design experiences, solve problems, and identify opportunities by aligning business objectives with user needs.

Introduction

Hi there! I am a designer and UX generalist! That means I have experience working on all stages of the UX process: research, design, and development. I’m a creator, a story-teller, a life-long learner, and I can think about the big picture while still sweating the details.

Skills

HARD SKILLS

Visual Design

Information Architecture

Interaction Design

Usability Testing

User Research

Content Optimization

Front-End Development

UX Writing

SOFT SKILLS

Creativity

Collaboration

Communication

Empathy

LANGUAGES

HTML5 / CSS3

Javascript

PHP

SOFTWARE

Adobe CC

Axure RP

Sketch

Invision

Microsoft Office

WordPress

Hubspot

Framer

Experience

2012 - 2018

UX/UI Designer At Ikonic

New York City

My role at ikonic evolved quickly. I started as in intern in 2012 and was quickly hired on as a junior designer. My responsibilities have expanded from interface design to include: design sprints, conducting design research, product design, and overseeing development and execution. As a part of ikonic I have contributed to the launch of dozens of websites and mobile apps and assisted with digital marketing efforts, campaign strategy, and more. Some notable clients I have engaged with included:

  • Project Runway
  • The NFL
  • Relias
  • IO Education

2011 - 2012

Freelance Designer

Duluth, Minnesota Area

Developed brand identities and repositioned brands for value and longevity. Communicated research and strategy and collaborated with clients to effectively execute design. Balanced multiple projects and demonstrated excellent project management skills.

Clients Included:

  • Stark Industries, LLC
  • UMD Heritage Orchard
  • UMD Sustainable Agriculture Program

2008 - 2010

Medical Underwriting Contractor At Medica

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Coordinated and prepared files for groups going into the underwriting process. Supported the administrative staff to significantly increase turnaround time and productivity. Gained valuable leadership skills and professional experience.

2008 - 2008

Volunteer

Oxfam

Assisted in a retail environment while learning the business structure of the larger nonprofit organization.

Education

2006-2011

University of Minnesota

Duluth, Minnesota

BFA, Graphic Design

2010 - 2010

Ocean University of China

Qingdao, China

Language & Cultural Studies

2008-2009

University of Birmingham

Birmingham, UK

International Studies

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