Interactive Visual Designer
 

Kobee King

UX VISUAL DESIGNER

16+ years creating engaging, intuitive and useful interactive brand-experiences for clients such as REI, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, T-mobile, Spin Magazine, National Science Foundation, among many others. I bring a diverse and extensive knowledge to each project, and involved in all stages of the design process for many large-scale custom websites and native iOS/Android apps. Projects have included CMS dashboards & intranet service applications, e-commerce websites, entertainment media, hospitals/schools, promotional campaigns, b2b and public relations websites.

 
 

EDUCATION

University of North Texas - BFA Communication Design

UX DESIGN
personas
experience maps
a/b testing
info architecture
user-flows
wireframes
prototypes

VISUAL DESIGN
layout & UI design
concept
art direction
icon system
custom illustration
print & identity design

TECHNICAL
Agile methodology,
Basic HTML5 & CSS3
iOS HIG

TOOLS
Sketch/UXPin
InVision
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Reason

 
 
 

Experience

2018-19 | REI
Kent / Seattle, WA

SR INTERACTIVE ART DIRECTOR

Lead role designing and refining the UX & UI of comprehensive, modular template systems for all email marketing strategies, including: seasonal catalog campaigns, sale & outlet marketing, REI Adventures, events & experience promotions.


2018 | T-Mobile
Bellevue / Seattle, WA

UX VISUAL DESIGN LEAD (Contract)

Oversaw quality assurance of UX/UI team in Agile/sprint environment. Adhered to and defined pattern guidelines, designed and refined proprietary intranet apps serving retail & care services, close collaboration with UX/UI team, led presentations to stakeholders across many T-Mobile departments.


2017 | Microsoft
Bellevue / Seattle, WA

UX VISUAL DESIGNER (Contract)

Design Consultant on many Azure AI projects. CMS tools and marketing web pages. Involved in all stages of product development cycle. Content strategy, IA, UX/UI, user flow, wireframes & prototypes, icon system, strategic illustrations & graphics.


2017 | Filter Digital
Seattle, WA

UX VISUAL DESIGNER (Contract)

Full redesign & development of Filter’s website featuring new client-centric strategy. Evolved Filter brand & visual language with expanded color styles & illustration set.


2017 | Amazon Web Services
Seattle, WA

UX/UI DESIGNER (Contract)

Created app concepts for new MyAWS mobile experience initiative. Designed wireframes and high- delity mockups to be used for pitch to stakeholders.


2016-2017 | Varsity Tutors
Seattle, WA

UX VISUAL DESIGNER (Contract)

Defined brand & pattern library for startup. Involved in strategy, UX/UI design and Illustrations for marketing landing pages, client dashboard, email templates, and Facebook ads. Performed A/B testing, documented research, created experience maps, wireframes, and collaborated with development team in Agile production.


2016 | PricewaterhouseCoopers
Seattle, WA

UX/UI DESIGNER (Contract)

Agile product design sprint for a iOS app proposal to Dept. of Veterans A airs. Designed user scenerios, wireframes, user interface and a working prototype.


2016 | Razorfish Seattle
Seattle, WA

SR. DESIGNER (Contract)

Design & production for T-Mobile.com website and in-store interactive media.


2011-2014 | QuoteUnQuote Creative
Dallas, TX

UX/UI DESIGNER / ART DIRECTOR / SOUND DESIGNER / VISUAL DESIGNER

Managed freelance clients to create intuitive user experiences for websites & mobile apps. Developed and managed UX strategy, functional requirements, information architecture, wireframes, prototypes and user- ow diagrams.


2010-2011 | Bottle Rocket Apps
Addison, TX

SR. ART DIRECTOR / INTERACTIVE + UX DESIGNER

Involvement in UX strategy and information architecture planning for iOS and Android. Art direction and design of UI, Redlines and production of all optimized graphic assets for development phase.


2007-2010 | Balcom Agency
Fort Worth, TX

INTERACTIVE DESIGNER / ART DIRECTOR

Website, email design & development. Multi-channel ad campaign concepts. Print design & illustration: identity systems, magazines, posters. Art-direction for photography, illustration and animation projects. Music & audio production for promo videos, radio ads, sales presentations and online games.