Tim Dunn
Creative Director, Art Director, Senior Graphic/Web Designer and Interaction Designer
Encinitas, CA
Portfolio: www.timdunn.biz
Email address: tim@timdunn.biz

Summary:
I am a Senior Graphic Designer/Software Designer/Interaction Designer specializing in UI/Ux for desktop and mobile devices. I have several years of creating user experience designs with a proven track record that combines both creativity and usability resulting in world-class web and mobile applications. As a Senior Graphic Designer and Senior UI/Ux Designer I possess both the ability to interpret analytics, create maximized user experience flows, create graphic layouts and execute them in high fidelity interactive prototypes.

I have several years optimizing user engagement for brands such as Hewlett-Packard, Sony Online Entertainment, Lucas Arts, Nissan, Kawasaki, Viewsonic and many other Fortune 500 companies. I have the ability to provide a compelling user experience story using optimized hero flows, graphics and layout to improve brand loyalty, customer retention and visit-to-order ratios. I pride myself on my strong communication skills and my ability to clearly and persuasively articulate creative concepts.

Qualification Highlights:
• Innovative, conceptual, Software Designer VII (Interaction Designer), Ux, UI, Vx Designer, Senior Graphic/Web Design

• Produced creative, user-centered solutions for complex websites, e-commerce, mini-sites, Intranets and responsive
..websites for.companies.such as Hewlett Packard, Honda, Nissan, Kawasaki, Lucas Arts and Sony Online Entertainment.

• Designed e-commerce/m-commerce websites: Hewlett Packard, Sony Online Store and other major brands.

• Designed innovative campaigns for both print and web.

• Solid knowledge of architectural principles, Internet technologies, cross-platform testing, Flash, web patterns, mobile patterns,
..HTML/CSS/XML,.CMS’s, and development tools.

• Strong communication and presentation skills. Attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects accurately and
.. within.scheduling constraints.

• Experienced working with Social Media. Creating ads, uploading and posting graphics and text to help clients develop brand
. promotions on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube. As well as designing, sending and tracking HTML emails using iContact, & Mail
..Chimp.

Employment History:

Hewlett Packard (HP) – Rancho Bernardo, Ca
Senior Software Designer VII, Interaction Designer - UI, Ux & Vx Designer, Senior Graphic/web Designer
November 2012 – Present
http://www.hp.com
Designed and created several corporate/consumer web and mobile front-ends. Created user-centered (UI) designs, ranging from website design, software application design, mobile apps, ecommerce/mcommerce, mdot and responsive designs. Work closely with business/marketing, project managers, designers, and development teams throughout the development lifecycle.

San Diego State University – San Diego, Ca
Senior Web Designer, March 2011 – October 2011
www.sdsu.edu
Designed and created the 2011- 2012 SDSU Course Curriculum website. Working with the Director of Admissions and the Lead Communications and New Media Director, I designed and built a website that contained all courses offered at SDSU. Created using CSS/HTML and jQuery the site allowed the students to select and view all courses in a variety of disciplines offered at the university.

Timdunn.biz – San Diego, Ca
Owner/ Senior Graphic/Web Designer/Freelance Designer, October 2008 – Present
www.timdunn.biz
Created websites, print advertising, catalogues and e-commerce solutions that maintain brand standards through interaction
with corporate marketing, various direct business managers and owners. Furnished design guidance on best practices
and.opportunities to grow business through SEO and customer/user experience.

KidZui – San Diego, CA
Senior Graphic/Web Designer, October 2006 – October 2008
www.kidzui.com
• Developed Internet Application UI, Branding, Website Design and Product Design.
• Responsible for strategic creative and collaborative executions of user interface, website and support programs.
• Oversaw the CSS driven style guide design of www.kidzui.com, coordinating and directing creative from our internal team and ..
..business partners including Mattel, Comcast and Scholastic.

ARTEMIS – San Diego, CA
Freelance Creative Director, March 2006 – December 2006
• Led creative direction for various New Media, e-business and print advertising.
• Web page creative and production.
• Developed marketing strategies and advertising campaigns.
• Developed and produced tradeshow graphics. 

CMG – Carlsbad, CA
Freelance Graphic Designer, July 2005 – January 2006
Design, develop and produced websites, catalogues, brochures, flyers, logos, newsletters. 

SONY Online Entertainment – San Diego, CA
Senior Graphic Designer for Platform, September 2000 – March 2005
• Created websites, mini- sites, print collateral, catalogues and e-commerce solutions that maintained the SONY brand
.. standards.through interaction with corporate marketing. Designed SONY Online Entertainment’s corporate site and online store
.. as well as.motion picture and television websites. Worked meticulously to maintain graphic standards and product branding
.. consistency.
• Web page creative and production
• Interactive media (Flash)
• CD-ROM design
• Promotional Mini Sites

Major Projects Include:
SONY Online Entertainment Corporate website - Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), the online gaming division of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment, is a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online gaming. This award-winning website was designed to showcase each and every game offered by SOE. Headquartered in San Diego, California, SOE develops, publishes and distributes entertainment for the PC and online markets. With more than 12 million registered users.

Wheel of Fortune - Designed as the portal page for Wheel of Fortune and Wheel of Fortuneonline.com. This site was designed to organization and facilitate communication and access of information for fans and online players. A joint venture between Columbia TriStar and Sony Online Entertainment this site is packed with the latest news and events.

*site designs included: Star Wars Galaxies, EverQuest, Planetside, SONY Online Store, Stuart Little, Spiderman, XXX, Jeopardy
..and Wheel of Fortune and several mini-game sites.

I.D.E.A. – Manhattan Beach, CA
Senior Graphic Designer, September 1998 – August 2000
• Created websites, intranet sites, print collateral, catalogues and e-commerce solutions that maintained brand standards
.. through.interaction with corporate marketing. Created computer based CD-ROM training programs, interactive CD-ROM
.. catalogues and.install wizards.
• Web page creative and production
• Interactive media (Flash), Macromedia Director
• Content and packaging for CD-ROM training programs and consumer catalogues.

Major Projects Include:

HONDA Motorcycles - Extranet web site with password protection so Honda dealers could log into the site using their dealer number and password and gain access to all company information. Documents and manuals for all Honda Motorcycles and ATVs may be viewed on screen or downloaded as PDF files to the dealer's computer. The easy navigation and search capabilities were critical in the usefulness of the web site. The site proved to be a success.

AT&T Broadband - intranet website for AT&T Broadband/MediaOne's customer service personnel. The website enables customer service personnel to easily retrieve information while talking with customers on the telephone. A user-friendly navigation system, featuring text and graphical prompts, makes information easy to locate, truly supporting the client's need for information on demand.

Viewsonic - developed a program that replaced all printed documents.  The CD program, developed in 16 languages, assists and supplies users with installation, product warranty, and registration information, product manuals and provides web links for applicable downloads and product upgrades.  The CD was programmed to be easily customizable by Viewsonic for each of their products. 

ShipMate - developed a computer-based training program (CBT) divided into modules like chapters in a book. Each module closes with a quiz, leading the user into the next module and eventually to a final exam. Upon completion of the final exam, the user is provided with a certificate of completion. The CD is designed for large network groups, is easily navigated by novices, and provides additional flexibility for experienced users to move throughout the program.

Technical Expertise:
Media Software includes: Adobe Creative Suite CS6, Axure RP 7.0, Adobe Premier 7, Infini-D 3D, Visio.
Experience with: xHTML,jQuery, Javascript, XML, PhP, AJAX development.
Management Tools include: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Education:
Completed the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program, Graphic Design, Arizona State University
BA. Gemini School of Fine Arts, Plymouth MI

Design Samples: See my online portfolio at: www.timdunn.biz

References: Available on request