PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • End-to-end, scenario-focused user experience and product design for mobile, web, and applications
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience with interaction best-practices, platform guidance, and UI elements & patterns
  • Prototyping complete flows and micro-interactions
  • 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, transforming observation into actionable 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 using both Mac and PC

EDUCATION

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

SOFTWARE

Adobe Creative Suite
Figma, Sketch, Principle, InVision
Mirosoft Office,  JIRA,  Trello
HTML5 / CSS3

 ASSOCIATIONS

AIGA Member
2009 - Present

Chairman, Technical Advisory Committee
Seattle Central Creative Academy
2016 - Present

CAREER EXPERIENCE

Allovus Design
Product Design Lead| January 2020 - Present

  • Direct client collaboration: planing, scoping, and iterative execution of varied interactive and graphic deliverables
  • Crafting interactive prototypes, wireframes, mockups, and supporting materials to bring feature ideas and recommendations to life
  • Facilitating design reviews and gathering of iterative client feedback, overseeing revisions and execution for pixel-perfect implementations

Seattle Central College
Adjunct Instructor| September 2017 - Present

  • Curriculum creation and facilitation of an introduction to interactive design, prototyping with Adobe XD, and usability testing focusing on mobile platforms

Facebook
Senior Product Designer| July 2019 - September 2019

  • Utilization design system elements and patterns 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
  • 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

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

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • End-to-end, scenario-focused user experience and product design for mobile, web, and applications
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience with interaction best-practices, platform guidance, and UI elements & patterns
  • Prototyping complete flows and micro-interactions
  • 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, transforming observation into actionable 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 using both Mac and PC

EDUCATION

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

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Figma, Sketch, Principle, InVision
  • Mirosoft Office,  JIRA,  Trello
  • HTML5 / CSS3

ASSOCIATIONS

  • AIGA Member (2009 - Present)
  • Chairman, Technical Advisory Committee
    Seattle Central Creative Academy
    2016 - Present
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© 2021 Courtney Comfort    ///    mr.courtneycomfort@gmail.com