GUSHEE hamnav

Visual Designer in the Northern Virginia / DC area with a focus around mobile design.




E X P E R I E N C E


Fornash
Burke, VA from July 2015 - present

Visual Designer and Illustrator creating technical illustrations and specifications for jewelry and other products. I work with Fornash on refinements and specifications pre manufacturing.


AOL - Engadget & Techcrunch
Sterling, VA from July 2014 - July 2015

Senior User Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for mobile, tablet and desktop applications. Explored concepts by creating animations and transitions for mobile apps. Created custom and recreated exisitng interface icons in multiple sizes for mobile devices and desktop. Worked with Developers, Art Directors and Product Managers on user experience. Provided Developers with multiple sized art and specifications for all mobile devices. Worked with Developers on adjustments to the placement of art, color and animation for the best user experience.


AOL - New Products & Strategies
Sterling, VA from August 2013 - July 2014

Senior User Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for mobile, tablet and desktop applications. Created original art for new mobile applications. Explored concepts by creating animations and transitions for new mobile apps. Created custom icons in multiple sizes for mobile devices and desktop. Worked with Developers, Art Directors and Product Managers on user experience. Provided Developers with multiple sized art and specifications for all mobile devices.


AOL - Games
Sterling, VA from June 2012 - August 2013

Senior User Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for mobile, tablet and desktop applications. Creating hundreds of dynamic leads for the most popular and new games added to the games.com website. Created original art for desktop and new mobile applications. Created custom icons in multiple sizes for mobile devices and desktop. Worked with Developers, Art Directors and Product Managers on user experience. Provided Developers with prepared art and specifications for desktop and multiple sized art for all mobile devices. Adjusted the placement of art, color and animation for the best user experience.


AOL - Registration & Toolbar
Sterling, VA from January 2011 - March 2012

Senior User Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for mobile, tablet and desktop applications. Creating a clean registration flow with AOL branding. Created custom icons and art in multiple sizes for mobile. Worked with Developers, Product Managers on user experience. Provided Developers with prepared art and specifications for desktop and multiple sized art for all mobile devices.


AOL - AIM
Sterling, VA from June 2009 - January 2011

Senior User Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for mobile, tablet and desktop applications. Created original art for desktop and new mobile applications. Explored concepts by creating animations and transitions. Created custom icons in multiple sizes for mobile devices and desktop. Worked with Developers, Art Directors and Product Managers on user experience. Provided Developers with prepared original art and specifications for desktop and multiple sized art for all mobile devices.


AOL - Mobile & Desktop
Sterling, VA from January 2009 - June 2009

Senior User Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for mobile, tablet and desktop applications. Created original art for desktop and new mobile applications. Explored concepts by creating animations and transitions. Created custom icons in multiple sizes for mobile devices and desktop. Worked with Developers, Art Directors and Product Managers on user experience. Provided Developers with original art and specifications for desktop and multiple sized art for all mobile devices.


AOL - Safety & Security
Sterling, VA from June 2008 - January 2009

Senior User Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for mobile, tablet and desktop applications. Created original art for desktop and new mobile applications. Explored concepts by creating animations and transitions. Created custom icons in multiple sizes for mobile devices and desktop. Worked with Developers, Art Directors and Product Managers on user experience. Provided Developers with prepared art and specifications for desktop and multiple sized art for all mobile devices.


Mediabarn
Reston, VA from December 2007 - June 2008

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for desktop applications. Created original art and animations for websites, ads and demos. Provided Developers with prepared art and specifications.


AOL - Money & Finance
Sterling, VA from August 2006 - November 2006

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for desktop. Created original art for the Money and Finance website including graphs and charts. Provided Developers with prepared art and specifications.


Mindshare
Washington DC from December 2005 - May 2006

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for desktop. Created original interface art and ads for websites. Explored concepts by creating Flash animations and transitions. Provided Developers with original art and specifications.


AOL - Black Voices
Sterling, VA from September 2005 - December 2005

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for desktop. Created original eye appealing dynamic leads and various other ads for the Black Voices website. Provided Developers with original art and specifications.


Active Matter / Advanced Solutions International, Inc.
Fairfax, VA from August 1999 - August 2005

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator. Created original websites for non profit organizations. Created company demos by creating Flash animations. Built websites from my designs based on direct client input and approval. Provided Developers with original art and specifications.


NxStep Productions
GlenBurnie, MD from August 1998 - August 1999

Game Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator. Created original kiosk games. Provided Developers with original art and specifications. Created 3d animations for commercial video ads.


Borta, Inc. / Playnet Technologies, Inc.
Sterling, VA from July 1995 - August 1998

Game Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator. Created 2d and 3d animations for pc and kiosk touch screen games. Refined rendered art for game sprites by pixel touchup. Provided Developers with art and specifications.


Parks Ottenheimer & Subotnik Advertising.
Baltimore, MD from June 1994 - November 1994

Visual Designer and Illustrator. Created original ads by drawing, computer and cut and paste. Provided print companies and clients with specifications.




E D U C A T I O N



West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV College of Creative Arts from 1988-1993

Aquired a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Visual Art.




S O F T W A R E


Photoshop / Illustrator / Sketch / Dreamweaver / Flash / Fireworks




S K I L L S


3D concepts / Photography / Freehand Illustration / Photo Retouching / Painting


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