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Erik Stern - Senior UX Designer

Qualifications
I am a passionate UX designer that enjoys working with other creative professionals in an environment where I can learn, grow and help others do the same. Everyday is a school day and I actively stay up to date on new technologies and design techniques and apply them as I can into my designs.
Relevant Skills
  • Development Platforms: Mac, PC and Unix/Linux.
  • Programs: Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash), Office, Litmus.
  • Languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, WordPress, PHP, and MySQL
  • Best Practices: Produces standards compliant and cross browser/platform code
Employment History
Principal UX Designer – Logentries.com – Boston, MA
2014 – Present
Lead UX Designer for Logentries.com Global User Experience team. Designing for both company website and SaaS application with responsive techniques. Supporting marketing efforts and other company creative needs. Managing creative team and organizing design direction across the organization.
Senior Visual Designer – Monster Worldwide (Monster.com) – Cambridge, MA
2011 – 2014
Lead Senior Visual Designer on the Monster Worldwide Global User Experience team. Lead Visual Designer for Monster.com and other Monster online properties. Working with teams worldwide and designing for our 40+ global websites. Redesigning website emails with responsive techniques. Lead mobile designer for m.monster.com and native applications for iOS and Android, landing pages and more. Working on scrum teams to expedite the project creation and development processes.
Senior Interactive Designer – JAZD Markets – Andover, MA
2010 – 2011
Lead designer and front-end developer for a cutting edge MaaS (Marketing as a Service) directory service platform. Designed next generation interface designs for our buyer/seller platforms, created email and other marketing strategies to build better clients and gain new membership. Worked as part of the marketing team to build effective strategies to expand JAZD Markets to the next level.
Senior UI Designer – NameMedia, Inc. – Waltham, MA
2005 – 2010
Lead UI Designer/Front-End Web Developer for domain monetization division of the company. Created robust user interfaces, marketing informational sites, print collateral for tradeshow distribution and other field related tasks. Lead UI Designer and Web Developer for several enthusiast sites such as Photo.net, Geek.com, Photography.com and many others. Tasks included working directly with product/marketing managers to design the user experience, corporate branding and enhance the functionality of these sites.
Freelance Designer & Web Developer
2003 – Present
Produces robust web solutions for clients to achieve their ideas and concepts into solid products. Specializes in WordPress theme development and business profile web sites.
Education
Keene State CollegeKeene, NH
BA in Graphic Design 2005 : GPA: 3.38