PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • End-to-end, scenario-focused user experience and product design for mobile, web, and applications
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication
  • Ethically driven to act as strong advocate for customers and users
  • Voracious curiosity and determination to get things done right
  • Vital partner in user research studies, turning observations into actionable design recommendations
  • Presentation of concepts, roughs, comps, and final collateral to stakeholders and development partners
  • Front end development utilizing HTML5, CSS3, font embedding, media queries, and content management systems
  • Creation, organization, and deployment of design system libraries with Sketch
  • Comfortable in both PC and Mac computing environments 

EDUCATION

Associates of Applied Science Degree
in Graphic Design, June 2011
Seattle Central Creative Academy
at Seattle Central College

SOFTWARE

Adobe Creative Suite
Balsamiq Mockups
HTML5 / CSS3
JIRA / Trello
Sketch

 ASSOCIATIONS

AIGA Member
2009 - Present

Chairman, Technical Advisory Committee
Seattle Central Creative Academy
2016 - 2018 Term

CAREER EXPERIENCE

Seattle Central College
Adjunct Instructor| September 2017 - Present

  • Creation and presentation of curriculum providing an introduction to interactive design processes, usability testing, and Adobe XD with a focus on mobile device platforms
  • Facilitation of project-based group assignments, preparing Graphic Design and Visual Media students for real-world work demands encountered in their respective fields

Facebook
Senior Product Designer| July 2019 - September 2019

  • Utilization of patterns and standard components from established design systems to quickly iterate and define new features supporting Marketplace eCommerce

OfferUp
Mobile UX/UI Designer| August 2018 - October 2018

  • Native iOS and Android product design, feature iteration, and usability study preparation supporting the Seller Ads team for local marketplace app experiences
  • Initial build-out of Android UI component library for Sketch

PicMonkey
UX Mobile Designer | February 2018 - May 2018

  • Mobile feature design for iOS and Android apps enabling photo editing and design workflows
  • Creation and deployment of Sketch library containing their mobile design system, including color palette, icons, interface elements and states

Microsoft
Windows Devices Group, Cloud + Enterprise

Designer 2 | October 2014 - October 2017

  • Agile iteration to create and refine intuitive user-flows for global enterprise customers and complex IT scenarios
  • Advocation of platform-consistent experiences and balanced brand presentation with Program Managers and Developers
  • Creation and modification of comprehensive mockups, redlines, and interactive prototypes with internal tools and HTML

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
Interaction Designer | September 2011 - July 2014

  • End to end design and development support for REI’s iPad app
  • Optimization of REI.com features to create immersive, digital commerce experiences for mobile web and smart-phone apps
  • Coordination with external vendors, supporting implementation detailed specifications, production assets, and on-site collaboration utilizing Agile/SCRUM development practices

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • End-to-end, scenario-focused user experience and product design for mobile, web, and applications
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication
  • Ethically driven to act as strong advocate for customers and users
  • Voracious curiosity and determination to get things done right
  • Vital partner in user research studies, turning observations into actionable design recommendations
  • Presentation of concepts, roughs, comps, and final collateral to stakeholders and development partners
  • Front end development utilizing HTML5, CSS3, font embedding, media queries, and content management systems
  • Creation, organization, and deployment of design system libraries with Sketch
  • Comfortable in both PC and Mac computing environments

EDUCATION

  • Associates of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design (June 2011)
    Seattle Central Creative Academy at Seattle Central College

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • JIRA / Trello
  • Sketch

ASSOCIATIONS

  • AIGA Member (2009 - Present)
  • Chairman, Technical Advisory Committee
    Seattle Central Creative Academy
    (2016 - 2018 Term)
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© Courtney Comfort 2019    ///    mr.courtneycomfort@gmail.com