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    JORDAN MARKS

    UX Designer

    jrmarks43@gmail.com

    415-246-6321

    Jordanrmarks.com

     

     

    BRAND STATEMENT

    From conducting competitive analysis for commercial real estate appraisers to presenting digital marketing packages for the trade industry to serving on cross-functional teams, I have a broad foundation of experience in research, sales and marketing. I am a genuinely curious person who strives to design platforms with empathy.

    TOOLS

    Photoshop – Figma – HTML/CSS/JavaScript – Miro – Whimsical – Excel -InDesign

    SKILLS

    Design Research – Data Analysis – Survey Design – Data Analysis – Design Thinking – Consumer Insights – Interaction Design – Visual Design – Wireframing  – Sketching –  Ideation – Accessibility

     

     

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Make-it-MVP

    Product Lead Apr 2021 – Present

    – Oversaw the communication process between product owners, design and development teams

    – Restrengthened the design team by spearheading excessive challenges such as UX Writing, design systems, and converting mid-fi wireframes to hi-fi prototypes

    Product Designer Feb 2021 – Present

    – Participated in the agile design process from discovery to testing for animal-centric social media site

    – Collaborated with stakeholders, product managers, and developers to formulate the most viable product

    – Compiled research data backing design decisions for onboarding process and payment process

    General Assembly – User Experience Design Apprentice             June 2020 – Aug 2020

    Projects Include:

    Enlighten Robotics | UX Design Consultant | Team Client Project July 2020 – Aug 2020

    3 Week Sprint

    – Collaborated with a three person cross-functional team client project to design robotics dashboard from scratch

    – Performed comparative research, layout and feature analysis,designed # wireframes and two interactive prototypes

    – Delivered final prototype for client to present to potential shareholders

    Medical Guardian | UX/UI Design Researcher | Team Concept Project       July 2020

    2 Week Sprint

    – Team concept project to design an iOS app connecting to emergency response devices

    – Conducted competitive and comparative research as well as third party research, managed information architecture, and designing and conducting surveys

    – Designed wireframes and interactive prototypes for usability tests

    – After 2 design interactions, usability scores went from 72% to 100%

     

     

    ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Blalock Consulting – Remote June 2012 – June 2020

    Market Researcher

    – Compiled and summarized competitive research using both quantitative and qualitative research on approximately 500 hundred hotel properties in the U.S

    – Conducted data analysis on hotel markets using methods such as feature inventory, revenue or occupancy trends, and unemployment growth

    Service.com.au – Surfers Paradise, QLD, AU Aug 2018 – Dec 2018

    Jr. Account Manager

    – Performed over 100+ calls on a daily basis in a full-cycle sales process from prospecting to closing with payment details in a fast-paced environment

    – Expanded online exposure for tradespeople and service providers seeing at least 10% growth in new business for 10 clients in 3 month span

    – Followed up with clients to ensure they were properly utilizing the product and making the most of incoming customers to their business

    Brayton Purcell – Novato, CA           April 2017 – June 2018

    Bankruptcy Research Clerk

    – Followed procedures to process approved, dismissed, and deficient claims from established trusts belonging to defendants

    – Expedited the settlement process by adding new material to firms information systems on claims for clients who had contracted work-related illnesses such as mesothelioma and asbestosis

    – Successfully contributed to the finalization of settlements totaling over $1 million

    Austel Marketing – Robina, QLD, AU May 2016 – Nov 2016

    Outside Sales Representative

    – Initiated over 200 daily calls regarding financial services while generating over 50 leads per week

    – Recommended the appropriate product based on customer needs, demographic information and applicable regulations

    Brayton Purcell – Novato, CA Jan 2015 – Nov 2015

    Data Researcher

    – Contributed to the renovation of the company’s legal case management system

    – Conducted thorough research to rearrange information in the systems contact list for the company’s public relations project

    – Reduced over 400gb of excess data in company-wide system

     

     

    EDUCATION

    General Assembly – 3 month User Experience Design Immersive  June 2020

    Purdue University – B.A. Marketing – May 2014

    SOFT SKILLS

    Creative – Innovative – Collaborative – Storytelling – Good Sense of Humor – Problem Solving

     

     

    Education
    2010 - 2014
    Purdue University B.A. of Public Relations and Advertising

    Jun 2020 - Aug 2020
    General Assembly Certificate in UX Design

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