Interactive & User Experience Design
823 NE Liberty St, Portland, Oregon 97211 503.866.1760
email@example.com | www.peteficht.com
Accomplished designer for print and web. Created
successful eCommerce websites for clients such as Made In Oregon,
Accomplished interactive/user experience designer for web. Designed
high-profile public-facing sites for Citibank and numerous intranet
sites for Citigroup, which are accessed by thousands of global
employees on a daily basis. Created successful eCommerce websites for
clients such as Made In Oregon, Storables, and ProtoShare. Accomplished
in all aspects of digital development, including information
architecture and designing for web and applications, creating powerful
logos and collateral, writing clear and concise marketing copy, and
effective project management.
PCD Group, Portland, OR
Sr. Interactive/User Experience Designer, 2009 - present
Worked exclusively with Citigroup, Citibank and Women & Co.,
creating project and functional requirement documents, wireframes,
process flows, GUI design and copy. Designed complicated high-profile
intranet sites and content management systems. Designed UX and GUI for
Women & Co., a popular, Citi-curated financial site for women.
Created and edited QuickTake videos for Citi.com. Maintained PCD
Group's social media presence.
Site9, Portland, OR
Creative Director/Client Services Director, 2006 - 2009
Lead designer on all projects, including web sites, logos, marketing
materials and software. Designed look & feel and collaborated on
user experience for major software project (ProtoShare). Successfully
mentored designers in technical and artistic development. Created
marketing collateral and wrote copy for email campaigns, industry
conferences and corporate websites. Lead writer on corporate blog.
Creative Manager/Art Director, 2005 – 2006
• Designed and
developed web projects, prototypes and site architecture. Provided
attractive, clean and sensible web design and layouts. Created
information architecture, strong visual styles and goals for new
projects. Coordinated with clients, developers and programmers on
project goals. Built and managed timelines, assigned tasks and oversaw
multiple ongoing projects. Supervised Creative department, including
management of a five member team.
Web Developer/Project Manager, 2003 to 2005
• Designed and developed complex database-driven eCommerce sites with
emphasis on user experience. Successfully completed projects within
defined budgets and timelines
Pete Ficht Design, Portland, OR
Web & Graphic Designer, 2001 to present
• Designed and developed HTML and Flash web sites. Created and output print collateral and company logos.
Multimedia Certificate, Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon, 2001
Master of Fine Arts, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1989
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 1986
• Handcoding HTML/CSS. Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,
Quark, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, ImageReady, Page Maker, Director,
Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools and Microsoft Office.
• Former professional musician with performance, recording, mastering, production and other audio experience
• Further diverse creative background in theatre, film & video and creative writing
• Fluent in German
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