Sample Resume: User Interface Designer

MICHAEL SEVERSON

1 Dice Avenue  |  Austin, TX 00000  |  000-000-0000  |  michael.severson@dice.com

Experienced User Interface Designer with focus on optimal efficiency, simplicity, and functionality

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skilled in designing applications, user interfaces (UI), websites, online ads, and e-newsletters.
  • Adept at all phases of project lifecycle, including requirements gathering and user analysis to information architecture (IA), testing, graphic user interface (GUI) design, and implementation.
  • Solid knowledge of human-computer interaction (HCI), navigation, and usability for UI design.
  • Strong design and production skills with emphasis on interactive elements.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and time-management skills.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Visio, InDesign, Quark, MS Office
Scripting: Javascript, CSS, XML, HTML, C++, C#
OS: Windows and Macintosh

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ABC Industries, Austin, TX
2006 – Present
User Interface Designer
  • Provide user interface design for Web-based projects, including dashboards, widgets, and products.
  • Develop HTML prototypes and UI deliverables, such as wireframes, flowcharts, screen mock-ups, and interface design specifications.
  • Assist with walk-throughs and usability testing. Update UI per changing needs and requirements.
  • Maintain company’s Wiki for user-interface best practices, procedures, and style guide.
DEF Company, Austin, TX
2003 – 2006
User Interface Designer
  • Designed user interface for desktop and Web-based products, from conceptualization and detailed user interface and functionality design through implementation.
  • Collaborated with marketing, product management, and product development during design stages.
  • Worked with production team to implement UI and create enhancements to optimize user experience.
  • Conducted strategic and tactical user-research studies to provide consumer insight. Presented findings to department heads and staff.
HJK, Inc., Austin, TX
2001 – 2003
User Interface Designer
  • Helped create interactive prototypes and UI specifications, including screen layouts, color palettes, typography, and user-interface elements.
  • Identified user needs and business requirements and communicated design deliverables, such as specifications, templates, storyboards, wireframes, and mock-ups.
  • Liaised with product development team to help develop user research and usability tests.
  • Designed Flash elements for website and presentations.
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science (Minor: Graphic Design)
University of Texas, Austin, TX (2000)

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