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Full name

Jim Connolly

Title

Interactive Experience Designer

Location

New Hampshire

Blurb

I am a creative professional with a wide range of experience, bridging the Technical and Creative spaces in Interaction Design to produce memorable experiences.

Experience

Senior UX Designer

ICS

Bedford, MA · August 2015 – Present

Worked in a team on UX solutions for clients to streamline user interaction.
Designed User Interfaces for embedded devices, control panels, websites, kiosks.
Provided various visual and motion design for projects, and involved with providing workflow and animation training to the team.

Creative Director

T1V (formerly T1Visions)

Charlotte, NC · October 2011 – July 2015

Advanced the User Experience and Design Aesthetic of the User Interfaces for the large- format touchscreen company.
Managed a small team of Designers and Front-End Developers.
Responsible for the majority of the User Experience development, from sketch concepts, to
wireframe designs and motion animatics, to usability of final product.
Responsible for providing concepts and ideas quickly in a rapid deadline-driven environment, focusing on providing a high-end touchscreen experience, while showcasing the clients’ content.
Designed and developed User Interfaces for the company’s custom software platform.
Aided in UI Development using XML markup, JavaScript, and Quartz Composer.
Worked closely with the Software Team on Concepting and executing new features.
Assisted in additional disciplines, including Motion Graphics, HTML/CSS, and 3D modeling.
Worked on touchscreen projects for major brands.

Education

Computer Graphics

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY · 1995 – 2000

Studied design concepts, theory, and fine arts. Interactive courses using Director and Flash. Programming using C++ and OpenGL. 3D Design using Lightwave 3D.

Awards
2002 Best Self Promotion , Communication Arts Interactive Annual
Award for Toboggan Jump Flash game, developed at wedü
Specialties

Interaction Design, Ideation, Attention to Detail, Problem Solving, Design for Lg-Format Touchscreens

Skills

Sketch, Axure, Quartz Composer, HTML & CSS, PHP & MySQL, JavaScript, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Actionscript

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