ALAN ARGUELLES
User experience/User Interface DESIGNER

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

professional EXPERIENCE

UX/UI Designer, Alivecor                              Mar 2018 - May 2018

Work with a cross-functional team to create digital experiences that take business and user goals, medical information, regulatory, hardware and data. Collaborates with engineering, data science, marketing, and medical advisors to determine constraints and opportunities as each impacts design. Created storyboards, mockups, and high-fidelity mocks that cover main use-case scenarios, edge cases, and various feature states that spans across all supported platforms.

UX/UI Designer, CISCO                                    Nov 2017 - FEb 2018

Translated user and business needs with technical capabilities considerations into dynamic, user-centered designs. Documented guidelines, standards, design processes, and created wireframes to prototypes that ensured full integration of product-development life cycle.

UX/UI Designer, APPLE                                      May 2017 - Oct 2017

Collaborated with developers and various stakeholders to produce user experiences that span a broad range of systems. Created high quality responsive designs from concept, storyboarding, to execution, that scales from desktop to mobile devices. Consulted in the planning process and implemented innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience with the end-user in mind.

UX/UI Designer, eBay
December 2016 - April 2017

Acts as key partner in helping define the selling experience and interactions to unlock business potential and meet user needs through design. As an ambassador to the user, the role creates design solutions that delight users by solving important problems from end-to-end. This is done by finding balance between business needs while delivering an intuitive and engaging product experience for the users.

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

Has worked closely with the Front-end developers on redesigning the responsive Find A Doctor experience in time for the September open enrollment.

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)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Certificate, Human Computer Interaction for User Experience Design (July 2018)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

HTML / CSS
PHP
Sketch
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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