Professional Profile

Goal

"I want to design and build interfaces that are so awesome people want to use them and so intuitive you don't even have to learn how to use them."

Specialties

Web & UI Design

  • Front-end: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript/jQuery/Backbone
  • Back-end: PHP and SQL
  • CMSs (creating them, using existing ones, and knowing when to use which)
  • Human factors and the psychology of design

Graphic & Motion Graphic Design

  • 2D Design Programs: Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • 3D Design Programs: Blender 3D, Yafray, Maya
  • Video Editing: AfterEffects, Premier & Final Cut

Experience

Lead Web Developer

Yellowstone Capital, Fall 2011 to the present

  • Designing and building websites
  • In charge of all the graphic work
  • Developing brand strategies
  • Handling email campaigns
  • Usability, A/B testing
  • Custom CMS functionality

Lead UI Designer/Web Developer

Digital 10 Media, Fall 2010 - Fall 2011

  • Helped establish an in-house creative department
  • Developing brand strategies
  • Designing and building custom websites/web apps
  • Building WordPress sites
  • Sketching screen flows, UIs
  • Turning those cocktail napkin sketches into final products
  • SQL database creation/management
  • Develop/tracking email campaigns

Freelance Web Designer & Motion Graphic Designer

BAIAD, Spring 2009 – Fall 2010

I worked on a wide range of freelance projects from creating a user-research tool disguised as a social networking site for a dorm-room furniture company to turning a boring PowerPoint-esque logo animation into a flashy, exciting, 3D animation for a spring manufacturer.

Education

Kendall College of Art & Design

Bachelors in Industrial Design, Fall 2007 - Spring 2010
Graduated Phi Beta Kappa

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Mechanical Engineering focus, Fall 2005 - Spring 2007

Contact Me!

Brad Anderson

(248) 921-1471
brad.anderson87@gmail.com
@delabrad