User Experience and
User Interface Designer

megan.derrick625@gmail.com

Perspective

The invasive nature of technology in the daily lives of people requires solid, clear, and personal user interface design. It's more than a pretty picture; it's about communicating and delivering the right information at the right time to the right person. I'm one of the fortunate people who can say truthfully that they love what they do.

Qualifications

UX and Graphic Designer with a strong background in e-commerce websites, corporate websites, responsive websites, and graphics. Highly-collaborative and focused on conceptualization, design, research, and usability.

Technical Skills

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Omnigraffle
  • Balsamiq
  • Axure
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • User Interface Design
  • Responsive Design
  • Website Design & Front-End Development
  • Graphic Design & Brand Identity Design
  • Digital Marketing
  • Email Design & Development
  • Interaction Design
  • Usability
  • Cross-Browser Compliance
  • Project Management
  • User Research
  • Content Strategy
  • Information Architecture
  • Web Standards

Work History

Web Designer

Creative Arc

January 2013 - present

In this role, I leveraged my skills as a web and UX designer. I worked collaboratively with my team and clients to design and build effective and engaging websites for a wide array of clients. Notable clients include Hollander, Loram Maintenance of Way, Grains for Health Foundation, Intuitive Technology Group, and ANCILE.

Graphic Designer

Tweed Museum of Art

May 2012-December 2012

Worked closely with the Marketing Director and fellow designer to create promotional materials for the Tweed, including web pages, brochures, postcards, posters, and exhibition identities. In addition to graphic design, I also organized assets and images from the extensive collection to create an easy-to-use library defined with keywords and tags.

Education

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Interactive Design and Marketing

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

January 2014 - present

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

University of Minnesota Duluth

December 2012