My Resume.

Wade Pressel

248.408.2112 • wadepressel at gmail.com

Experience

FLIPJanuary 2020 – Current
Creative Director

  • Develop and manage internal marketing and brand offerings, both digital and printed
  • Lead UI design for FLIP, a flashcard based micro-learning platform
  • Conduct UX research to ensure broad usability for the FLIP app and admin backend
  • Work with creative team, project management and developers to architect, design, and implement client requests and enhancements

GalaxE.SolutionsNovember 2018 – December 2019
UI/UX Designer

  • Acted as company’s internal subject matter expert on UI/UX offerings
  • Designed web based solutions based off of end user needs while following existing company guidelines
  • Collaborated with teams internally and externally to ensure consistency of product
  • Monitored design process from wireframe to production in an Agile environment
  • Worked with marketing department to redesign, rebuild, and optimize corporate website and intranet

jacappsMarch 2018 – October 2018
Senior UI/UX Designer

  • Worked with Director of Product Development, developers, and project managers as the primary designer for web and native mobile apps
  • Communicated directly with clients to gather requirements, and create user flows and sitemaps
  • Designed and presented creative, both internally and externally
  • Facilitated hand-off to development, and acted as quality control until final delivery
  • Worked with the marketing department to create flyers and infographics, as well as managed company website

Mercury StudioJuly 2015 – March 2018
Senior Designer

  • Worked directly with clients as the primary designer for the company
  • Created designs, ranging from simple WordPress sites to advanced Shopify stores to mobile apps
  • Reimagined website hierarchies to focus on client goals, creating marketing recommendations, managing projects, and developing and maintaining websites

Brand LabsJan 2011 – June 2015
Graphic Designer

  • Designed eCommerce stores focusing on best practices and conversion optimization
  • Created blog, landing page, and website content designs
  • Created, refined, and implemented newsletter design, development, and review process, while also designing and building HTML newsletters

LeverDec 2009 – Aug 2010
Graphic Designer

  • Designed, prepped, and sent to press printed items, including business cards, postcards, and brochures
  • Designed and implemented websites and email newsletters
  • Managed orders, client interactions, and company marketing

Education

International Academy of Design & Technology – Detroit2006 – 2009
Bachelor’s Degree – Graphic Design
3.89 GPA

Skills

• Adobe Creative Suite
• Sketch
• Invision
• UI Best Practices
• UX Research
• Microsoft Office
• HTML/CSS
• WordPress
• Print Production
• eCommerce Best Practices
• Project Management