Clarissa Niles

Charismatic • Professional • Pro‑Active
Innovative • Dependable • Curious

Clarissa Niles

• Charismatic
• Professional
• Pro-Active
• Innovative
• Dependable
• Curious

Skills

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Professional

Web Design

User Experience Design

User Interface Design

Front-End Development

Email Design & Development

Print Design

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Technical

Web Development Tools

HTML

CSS

Axure

Invsion

Adobe Creative Suite

Photoshop

Illustrator

Dreamweaver

Premiere

After Effects

Animate

InDesign

Microsoft
Office

Word

Powerpoint

Excel

Outlook

Experience

Digital Designer
Securian Financial

July 2013–Present

/ Design and implement responsive design email standards and templates from concept to iterative design, through delivery and on-going user support.

/ Execute usability testing to create user-centric designs.

/ Educate clients and team members on design standards and best user experience practices.

/ Develop HTML sites and emails along corporate design standards.

/ Provide education and guidance to employees and coworkers on web services, concepts and best user practices.

/ Plan and manage digital strategies using best practices in design, usability, information architecture, and development across product lines.

/ Build and design user interfaces, graphics, videos, animations and other web content for development and integration into the company's websites and multimedia.

/ Coordinate with project managers and content creators on web projects throughout the company, using strong verbal and written communication skills.

/ Analyze quantitative web analytics to optimize web presences across company’s digital platforms.

/ Film and edit promotional and internal marketing videos.


Freelance Designer
Minnesota Top Team

January 2015–Present

/ Unify design standards and brand.

/ Redesign website.

/ Manage and produce web graphics.


Designer
Augeo + Greer

January 2013–June 2013

/ Designed websites and user interfaces for best usability.

/ Created logos, brand identities and marketing materials.

/ Produced product strategy from conceptual ideas through final designs.


Multimedia Designer
ShopNBC (now evine)

February 2011–December 2012

/ Designed and programmed website content and marketing emails.

/ Created design style boards for ShopNBC events and product lines, used both on television and on ShopNBC’s website.

/ Juggled multiple projects simultaneously.

/ Worked with creative director.


Graphic Design Intern

Grandpa–George

October 2010–February 2011

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities

October 2010–February 2011

/ Organized and directed photo shoot.

/ Created promotional and in-house materials.

/ Illustrated and produced digital designs for the web.

/ Edited and prepared files for print production.

Education

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University of Minnesota
Twin Cities | College of Design

Fall 2006–Spring 2010
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design.