RESUME

Hi there, I'm Josh.

I design. I hike. I take a decent photo here and there. But most of all I approach everything in life with a humble and open-hearted attitude. My constant pursuit of connection is the guiding light in all the things I create.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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CURRENT

Icebreaker NZ • Global eCom UX Designer • Oct 2017-Present

As the sole UX designer on the team, I drive constant experience improvements for our online customers. I work closely with the product manager, the brand team, and the development team to reduce friction and add delight to our global online store across desktop and mobile devices.

PREVIOUS

Effective UI • User Experience Designer • June 2015-Oct 2017

I worked on a vast array of client work here. For financial, medical, and government institutions we created better experiences by embracing digital complexity through a measurable, human-centered design approach.

Envie Media • Graphic Designer • Oct 2013-May 2015

We crafted identities, websites, video and more for a variety of companies large and small. I was responsible for keeping in communication with the clients throughout the design process and for the visual and creative direction of very project that came to us.

Simple & Stout • Graphic Design Intern • 2013

The creative director and I collaborated as a team to complete projects. I solved perplexing problems and continuously completed projects before their deadlines. An app we redesigned climbed to #1 in Sports Apps in the Apple Store in the Summer of 2013.


EDUCATION

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Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design

BFA in Graphic Design • Summa Cum Laude • 2013

University of Nebraska

Psychology • 2006-2009

AWARDS

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50th Annual Student Show • Best in Department • 2013

Best in Graphic Design for my video piece, Potential.

AIGA Colorado Design Smash • First Place • 2012

Grand Prize Winner of quick design challenges, competing against Denver area design students.

Merit Scholarship Award • 2012

One of 5 winners of the Merit Scholarship in Fall 2012.


SKILLS

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Hard Skills

Sketch & Illustrator & Photoshop

95%

InVision Prototyping

95%

Journey Mapping

90%

UX/UI DESIGN, SKETCHING & WIREFRAMING

90%

UX Copy Writing

90%

HTML and CSS

75%

Video Editing & Premiere

80%

UI Animation in After Effects & Hype

75%

Videography & Editing

80%
Soft Skills

Critical Thinking

90%

Problem Solving

90%

Communication

85%

Empathy

95%

Keeping Positive

90%

Adaptability

95%