About

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Hello! I'm Jaclyn. I'm a user experience designer with a passion for providing users a delightful experience from start to finish. Through design, I satisfy my curiosity in human behavior and build solutions that serve customer needs. I bring a love of collaboration and design to the workplace and strive to learn every day.

jaclynchristy@gmail.com
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Skills

Interaction/experience design, visual design, mobile application design, and a thorough understanding of user-centered design and established design principles. Marketing design experience including social media, creating email blasts (MailChimp and Salesforce), and designing for print. 

Comprehensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), including additional experience in video editing (AfterEffects) and Lightroom editing. Comfortable with Wordpress and front-end Wordpress development. My wireframing programs of choice are Axure and Balsamiq.


Experience

GCM Grosvenor, Chicago IL
UX/UI Designer, March 2015 – Present
Executed UX, UI, and interaction design for GCM Grosvenor's various products, used daily by high-profile clients. Collaborated daily with mobile/web development teams throughout sprint cycles, in addition to marketing for organizing email blasts and delivering printed documents. Front-end development on various Wordpress-hosted projects. Notable projects include GCM Grosvenor's public website, client-facing applications, and an internal Google search appliance.

Translator, Milwaukee WI
UX/UI Designer, February 2014 – December 2014
Led the Milwaukee Ale House rebranding, including logo redesign, designing new printed materials such as menus and merchandising, and UI for their new website. Other notable clients include Johnson Controls.

Peck School of the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
Graphic Designer, September 2012 — August 2014
Designed promotional material for all events happening at Peck School, as well as branding popular annual events and managing content on the high-volume Peck School website. Material designed was displayed all over campus, as well as in local publications around Milwaukee.


Education

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts
Graduated December 2014
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design and Visual Communications, Minor in Art History

Noteworthy Achievements
Attitude and Aptitude Scholarship
Scholarship earned at the UWM Design Entrepreneur Showcase for the creation and design of mobile application Athena.

Assistant Instructor: Digital Theory and Practice & Introduction to Design
Chosen as an instructor to assist teaching beginning graphic design courses.