Resume

Charles Elliott

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Design and Animation Software

• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Axure RP
• Balsamiq
• Adobe Indesign
• Adobe After Effects
• Autodesk 3DS Max

Computer Skills

Proficient with:
• Content Management Systems
• Analytical Tools
• Windows + Mac
• Social Media Platforms  

Languages and Frameworks
• HTML5
• CSS3
• Editing Javascript
• Bootstrap

Operating Systems:
• Windows
• Mac

Professional Experience

Ashley Furniture

Ashley Furniture Industries is the #1 Furniture Manufacturer in the World.
(November 2015 - Present) Tampa, FL

Senior UX Architect
• Work with internal clients creating applications making employee workflow highly efficient and enjoyable
• Collaborate cross-functionally for seamless process and limiting roadblocks
• Manage long and short term goals through Agile Framework
• Whiteboard and wireframe with business managers and product owners to quickly arrive at exemplary solutions
• Create Hi Fidelity interactive wireframes using Axure rapid prototyping software

ConocoPhillips

ConocoPhillips is committed to the efficient and effective exploration and production of oil and natural gas.
(July 2013 - Present) Oklahoma

Senior Analyst UI/UX
• Worked with application developers to create web and mobile applications
• Engaged end-users in the specification, design and implementation phases of UI development
• Managed priorites and timelines with product owners
• Utilized wire-framing tools to define the information hierarchy of design
• Work with offshore development teams

Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt Cancer Center has made a lasting commitment to the prevention and cure of cancer.
www.moffitt.org
(March 2011 - Present) Tampa, FL

Web Designer
• Worked with external and internal clients to update and manage moffitt.org with iAPPS Content Management System
• Maintained 4 additional sites: insidemoffitt.com, milesformoffitt.com, melanoma2011.com, jobsforthecure.com
• Created and Managed Facebook page
• Trained groups of colleagues to use iAPPS CMS
• Designed HTML email templates and email blasts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the Tampa Florida football franchise within the National Football League
www.buccaneers.com
(March 2007 - February 2011) Tampa, FL

Interactive Graphic Artist
• Collaborated with Web Engineer to develop a new website in 2007 and 2009
• Planned and built a ticketing site to improve the ticket buying experience
• Designed and scripted game day animations for the jumbotron at Raymond James Stadium
• Managed 7 creative department interns rotating every semester
• Built and managed Social Networking sites
• Designed style guides to maintain consistency and strengthen brand recognition

Exemplum, Inc.

Exemplum is a leading developer of interactive media that display and demonstrate products on the internet.
www.exemplum.com
(Nov 2005 - March 2007) Blacksburg, VA

Level 2 Flash Designer/Developer
• Designed layouts for interactive product demos using originality of design while maintaining client branding
• Clients included: Hasbro, Alienware, Canon, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile
• Wrote Actionscript code in a clean and efficient manner using Exemplum’s development procedures
• Created companion external files such as XML, Flash Video (FLV) and JavaScript
• Trained Level 1 Flash Developers on best practices and creative output

Victor O. Schinnerer & Co.

Victor O. Schinnerer is one of the largest underwriters of professional liability and specialty insurance in the world.
www.schinnerer.com
(March 2005 - Nov 2005) Washington D.C.

Marketing/Graphic Designer
• Designed all corporate communications including website, brochures, direct mail, and postcards
• Maintained detailed production schedule for all production teams
• Ensured all marketing materials supported brand identity
• Created ads for trade publications and programs

Visit Charlotte

Visit Charlotte is responsible for bringing visitors, conventions and events to the Charlotte region.
www.charlottesgotalot.com
(September 2003 - March 2005) Charlotte, NC

Graphic Designer/Production Coordinator
• Conceptualized and designed all print and promotional materials including brochures, packaging, and posters
• Coordinated work flow for the creative team
• Selected photographers, directed photo shoots and presented to clients
• Managed the production process; inspected proofs for accuracy and adherence to production standards

Sawgrass Technologies

Sawgrass Technologies is a leading developer of digital printing technologies
www.sawgrassink.com
(November 2002 - June 2003) Charleston, SC

Graphic/Web Designer
• Directed and created the overall design of two websites
• Produced print ads for apparel and screen printing industry magazines
• Printed customer artwork on large format printers
• Managed deadlines, edited and obtained necessary approvals under short timelines
• Provided leadership to graphic design interns and managed workflow

Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company.
www.coxmediagroup.com
(August 2001 - July 2002) Charlotte, NC

Animator/Graphic Designer
• Created and produced animations for television promotions and animated portions of live videos using video production equipment
• Created print ads for sports programs, including NFL Carolina Panthers & former NBA Charlotte Hornets
• Planned and executed special events
• Designed animated web banners for www.WSOCtv.com and www.Action64.com

Education

University of South Florida - Tampa, FL
• May 2012 - Present
• Web Developer Certificate Program

Winthrop University - Rock Hill, SC
• BFA in Graphic Design, 2001
• Published in 25th Annual National Dean’s List Catalog

York Technical College - Rock Hill, SC
• 2 years, 47 credits in Computer Programming
• Multiple program languages and computer hardware troubleshooting

Professional Summary

• Conceptualize and develop design solutions for print, web, and broadcast applications (i.e. – direct mail, brochures,
  print advertisements, billboards, signage, logos, websites and electronic marketing)
• Advise and mentor creative department teams
• Organize and maintain heavy workloads in fast paced and changing environments while meeting marketing objectives
  and strategies while adhering to tight deadlines within a budget
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and client management skills
• Experience working with cross functional teams, including marketing, technical (production), sales, video and photography