About me

Web Designer / Developer, Multimedia Artist, Graphic & UI/UX Designer, Photographer, Videographer, Illustrator, Animator, Environmental Design, Project Manager, Art Director

I am a UI/UX and visual multimedia designer with technical skills and experience in the design, development, and implementation of web, mobile, and various other user-centric solutions. My professional experience includes digital ideation through both low fidelity wireframes and high fidelity mockups, interactive rapid prototyping, web design and front-end web development, interface design, project management, graphic design, e-newsletters, content creation, and daily website maintenance.

" I wish to expand my skills on a daily basis with the help of an employee-focused company "

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Skills/ Software

I AM REALLY GOOD AT THE FOLLOWING TECHNICAL SKILLS

97%
HTML/CSS

With over ten years experience in front-end programing...

96%
Photoshop

Expert level photoshop abilities. I have over 13 years experience...

94%
Video Production

I have expert level of video production. I have been...

94%
Photography

I have over twenty five years of photography. My passion...

89%
Illustrator

I am a highly skilled Illustrator with a creative eye...

91%
Marketing

I am passionate about marketing and user acquisition...

Software

Operating Systems Software Programing Languages Content Mangement Systems
Apple/ Windows Adobe Suite: CS2-6, CC HTML(5), CSS(3) WordPress
Final Cut Pro JavaScript Drupal
MS Office ActionScript 2/3 Joomla
 Sublime Text Ruby on Rails Magento
Hubspot

Additional Software: Adobe Suite; Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Lightroom, Muse, Acrobat, Bridge, MicroSoft Office; Word, Powerpoint Excel,  Alienbrain, Perforce, Mantis, Sublime Text, Texture Packer, Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas, Avid,

 

 EXPERIENCE

PREVIOUS ASSOCIATIONS THAT HELPED TO GATHER EXPERIENCE

Website Marketing Associate
Car-X

Car-X, 2012 - 2014   A member of the marketing team responsible for the maintenance of website. Coordinate with local agencies on all technical issues regarding email collections, on- line registrations, contest fulfillments and email marketing. Proactively implement successful and imaginative online marketing strategies including simple online store managements, online marketing initiatives, public relations projects and e-newsletters. Create and design a range of high-quality graphics elements in various formats for web, email, print newsletters, etc Website: carx.com...

08/2012-04/2014
04/2014 - Present
Sr. Web / Mobile UI Designer
Incredible Technologies

Incredible Technologies 2014 - Present    A member of the Web Development Team responsible for the design, layout and maintenance of public facing websites and for the user-interface layout and design of the dynamic, data-driven websites for the many available video game titles. Have served as game artist creating high-resolution graphics, symbols and game logos for various video game projects. Also provide graphical and technical support to the marketing department while assisting with the design, maintenance and content creation for all social media feeds. Lead UI designer for our mobile applications including GT Caddy and GT Mobile video game. Key responsibilities include critical thinking, user...

Multimedia Designer
Alyce Designs

Alyce Designs, 2009 - 2012   Multimedia Designer responsible for website. Other responsibilities at the company include magazine ads, photoshoot set design and lead fashion photographer for Jean De Lys line. Print & Digital Deliverables: Catalogs & Collateral, Ads, iPad Media, Website Design, Epubs, Eblasts, Video/Animation & Digital Media for Social Platforms. Website: alyceparis.com...

12/2009 - 01/2012
01/2012 - 08/2012
Designer
Doheny's Pool Supplies

Doheny's, 2012   Managed email campaign deliverable timelines, Designed and delivered final artwork for public broadcast. Website maintainance and eCommerce content management, Directed and implemented social media planning and presence. Lead product photography. Website: Doheny's...

EDUCATION

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet

DePaul University
Master of Arts Degree, M.A. 2007 - 2009
New Media Studies

Master of Arts, M.A. New Media Studies 2007 - 2009 New Media Studies is an interdisciplinary field that studies the processes and platforms through which digitally-encoded media (photographs, text, audio, video) operate and circulate. New media studies also focuses on how digitally-encoded media...

Columbia College Chicago
Bachelor of Arts Degree, B.A. 2004 - 2006
Cinema Art and Science

Bachelors of Arts, B.A. Film and Video 2004 - 2006 The Cinema Art and Science program cultivates a unique vision and the desire to express that vision cinematically and provide the technical skills to support it. The program offered several courses in both hands on production as...

Portfolio

showcase of my latest works

Testimonials

What people are saying

  • Testimonial #3

    "I've been acquainted with Steven for many years, in his capabilities of a designer. He's easy to work with, thinks creatively, and effectively communicates his ideas. He has my highest endorsement."...

    Saad Yusuf Plego Technologies
  • Testimonial #2

    "It was great working with Steven to get projects moving and completed on schedule. Steven is good with details and understands project requirements very well "...

    Maria Yu Consultant
  • Testimonial #1

    " Working with Steven on creative projects was always a joy and always got the best of his work "...

    Rene Hamm Alyce Designs/ Alyce Paris Marketing and Sales Director

Contact

Contact me for further information

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Chicagoland, IL

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(847) 636-0112