Brent Jones

Sr. UI Designer

I offer a depth of expertise in product and web design, and bring a passion for creating seamless, holistic, and enjoyable experiences for users across a range of media.

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Expertise

Creative and technical, I take a multidisciplinary approach to designing concepts and creating viable digital strategies.

Design Applications
  • Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • Apple Keynote
  • Balsamiq
  • Invision
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Sketch
Web Development Tools
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Browserstack
  • CodeKit
  • CSS3
  • Cyberduck
  • Drupal
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • GitHub Atom
  • HTML5
  • jQuery UI
  • LESS
  • Material Design
  • Material UI
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Pure CSS
  • SASS
  • Sublime Text
  • Terminal
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • WordPress
Email Marketing Services
  • Campaign Monitor
  • Constant Contact
  • Eloqua
  • Mailchimp
  • Marketo
Management & Soft Skills
  • Articulate and personable communicator
  • Deadline driven
  • Effective Project Manager
  • Mentor to Junior Designers
  • Process oriented
  • Works well under pressure within fast-paced environments
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Experience

13 years & Counting

Sr. UI Designer

/ Oct 2016 – Jun 2019

Presidio — Sole UI Designer for the Digital Solutions Group, I interfaced remotely with product owners, architects, engineers, and QA to clearly define requirements, gather feedback, and manage the design process for five internal SaaS applications.

Sr. UI Designer

/ Apr 2014 – Sep 2016

Bazaarvoice — Led clients through the design and implementation of branded eCommerce product ratings and social commerce website components.

Contributed documentation, process, designed decks and conducted training for R&D, Marketing, and Sales teams across the company as a Subject Matter Expert for the Curations social commerce product.

Sr. Interactive Designer

/ Sep 2012 – Apr 2014

FeedMagnet — Lead designer at a social curation startup. I worked closely with clients to create unique social media website components and animated live event screens to compliment their marketing campaigns using the FeedMagnet API, HTML5 and CSS3.

Client engagements were my primary focus while also contributing design support for FeedMagnet marketing, product, and sales.

Digital Solutions Principal

/ Jul 2011 – Jun 2012

H+K Strategies — End-to-end WordPress designer developer, and administrator leading clients through the design process, implementation, site administration, and CMS training.

Introduced responsive design and best practices for WordPress security and theming internally. Contributed to the internal styleguide and website for the rebranding after the merger with Public Strategies.

Web Developer

/ Nov 2009 – Aug 2010

Bulldog Solutions — Design, development, and deployment of client email campaigns and Hypersites using Eloqua and Marketo. Assisted in optimizing the Drupal marketing site for search as the SEM on the internal marketing team.

Interactive Art Director

/ Sep 2008 – Oct 2009

Enfatico — Art Director and Visual Design for Alienware and Dell's cross-sell, gaming, holiday, newsletter and product launch email campaigns.

Contributed to numerous adhoc projects for Dell Global Marketing and Small Medium Business including designing emails, interactive landing pages, and animating banner ads.

Digital Designer & SEM

/ Nov 2006 – Jun 2008

Distribion — Design of email campaigns, microsites, and websites handling anything and everything that needed to be animated, coded, or printed.

My strong knowledge of SEO and website coding standards earned me the opportunity to join their new SEM division as a search engine analyst. This bridged the gap between right-brain design and left-brain analytics.

Web Designer

/ Jan 2006 – Nov 2006

Sprocket Networks — As a web designer and project manager, working directly with small eCommerce clients to theme OScommerce templates using XHTML, CSS, and PHP. The client interaction and project management aspects of my job as well as writing clean scalable search engine friendly code were great challenges.

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Education

The Art Institute of Dallas

/ 2003 – 2005

Associates of Arts & Sciences
Multimedia & Web Design

Collin College

/ 2000 – 2003

Associates of Arts