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Story: Sharp, versatile designer seeking new challenges

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Specialty: User experiences from pencil to pixels

Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces. Make strategic design and user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs. Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders including userer trials and A/B testing.

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Passion: Human-centered, Intuitive layouts

Responsive and wireframes, user stories, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces. Make strategic design and user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs. Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders including userer trials and A/B testing.

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Craft: Building withClean, SEO-friendly code

Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces. Make strategic design and user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs. Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders including userer trials and A/B testing.

Skillset includes: HTML / CSS / JAVASCRIPT / PHP with an understanding of backend developer requirements

Secret weapon: Engage with animation & motion graphics

Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces. Make strategic design and user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs. Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders including userer trials and A/B testing.

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Goal: Persuade with Infographics & diagrams

More than ever, complex information needs to be presented in ways that can be understood quicky and makes an impact. When it done right, it feels effortless, but anyone whose had to make a Powerpoint deck knows it takes blah blah use word explain.

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Art: Enhance with Illustrations & cartoons

Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces. Make strategic design and user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs. Collaborate with other team members.

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Jay's Print Work

Supporting Technical Skills:

Copywriting

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I have extensive experience writing marketing and instructional copy that reenforces a company's brand and explains its service offerings.

SEO

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All sites could use an SEO tune up from time to time. I evaluate and solve common SEO problems with meta data, accessibility and code that can hurt rankings.

AV Production

Video Test Pattern

I've done a bit of everything from setting up lighting, capturing audio and video, editing, and compression for TV or web use.

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Basics: About Jay

Jay specializes in using UX design, illustration, interactivity, animation, and video to create compelling experiences that enguage, persuade, instruct and delight. Jay's career in design has spanned a wide range of industries including education, marketing, finance and charities.

Jay's approach is always rooted in user-focused design, and regularly enriches projects by including elements such as 3D modeling, cartooning, sound design and whenever possible, a little humor.

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“Jay is A swiss army knife of design skills, with keen insticts for creating clean user experiences that go to the heart of what the client needs. He’s also a team player and easy to work with.”
— Phil Tavares
Director, Global E-Commerce
Hasbro, Inc.
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