ALAN ARGUELLES
User experience + visual DESIGNER

email: me@alanarguelles.co
phone number: (415) 845-0479

professional EXPERIENCE

UX/UI Designer, Blue shield of california
June 2016 - PRESENT

Transforms complex concepts into simple, approachable interactive experiences that are easy to use and visually balanced across multiple devices. Currently working on design features and optimization on leading B2B brands such as ZDNet and TechRepublic.com.

VISUAL DESIGNER, CBS INTERACTIVE
MAY 2016 (Contractual)

Transforms complex concepts into simple, approachable interactive experiences that are easy to use and visually balanced across multiple devices. Currently working on design features and optimization on leading B2B brands such as ZDNet and TechRepublic.com.

FREELANCE Designer, A DESIGNS
AUG 2015 - PRESENT

Offers full stack web to mobile user experience research and design. Services are done through agile software development cycle from
conception to product development.

UX/UI Designer, OneKartE
Jan 2013 - AUG 2015

Onekarte is a mobile app that manages your contacts and name cards in a simple but beautiful way. Highlight contributions include but not limited to the following:

  • Conducted marketing and user research that drove the design of the whole app
  • Created wireframes and mockups for team collaboration
  • Created overall company branding assets, media, and communications assets including high resolution visuals for the final user interface of the app
  • Created teaser and demo reels for stake holders and website collaterals

Front-end Web Developer, SpearNet
SepT 2011-  Apr 2012

Spearnet is a package-forwarding company that enables people to buy and consolidate their purchases in one affordable, convenient box.

  • Performed an overall online customer journey evaluation
  • Designed a new user experience from start to finish
  • Created website assets with a revamped logo
  • Designed and coded the new website using Adobe products and HTML/PHP

Graphic Designer, Academy of Art University | Campus Life + Leadership
Oct 2010 - Apr 2011

Designed and created collateral materials for campus events both for digital and print promotions

Education

Academy of Art University

M.F.A. Advertising
Account Planning (Batch of 2011)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

HTML / CSS
PHP
Bootstrap
Adobe Photoshop CS5/CC
Adobe Illustrator CS5/CC
Adobe InDesign CS5/CC
Final Cut Pro
Balsamiq
Flinto

OTHER SKILLS

Problem Solving
Competitive Analysis
User Research
Heuristics
Wireframing
User Flows
Storyboarding
User Interface
Prototyping
Branding

HONORS AND AWARDS

First Place Winner, HackSF (for EDC)
Goodby Silverstein & Partners SF, EDC February 2014

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