Resume

Devan Brancard

Product Designer
devan.brancard@gmail.com
www.devanbrancard.com
860.428.8757


Skills

Interaction Design | Visual Design | User Testing | User Research | User Interviewing | Sketch | Adobe CS | Omnigraffle/Balsamiq | Invision/Principal/Axure | ADA Compliant Design | CSS/HTML | Component/Pattern Libraries | Service Blueprints | Agile Development | Practicing Design Thinking | Building Relationships | Strategy | Using Google ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Interests

PERSONAL | Cooking | Drawing | Yoga | Reading | Building a Community | Karaoke | The Great Outdoors | Writing (newly)

PROFESSIONAL | Design Thinking | Shared Value | UX Strategy | Team Design | Design Ethics |

Education

General Assembly | New York, NY | Spring 2014 | User Experience | 12 Week Part-Time Course

Champlain College | Burlington, VT | Spring 2012 Graphic Design and Digital Media, B.S. | GPA 3.74, Magna Cum Laude, Design Achievement Award, Willard & Maple Art Award, Excellence in Communication and Creative Media, AIGA Champlain College Chapter Treasurer

Experience

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. | New York, NY | Jun 2017 - Present
Sr. User Experience Designer
I work on the digital customer experience for digital wealth management. I partner with product, legal, business stakeholders and engineering to design ADA compliant products and features that help our customers be more strategic with their finances.

Details

LiveIntent. | New York, NY | Mar 2017 - Jun 2017
Product Design Manager
Worked on a cross-functional team with Product and Engineering to design applications that both align with the needs of our users and business.

Details

  • Led product design team and was a close partner with product and engineering leadership
  • Established interactive structure and technical process flows across the platform, developed mock-ups and prototypes to communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Tested prototypes to inform rapid iterations and validate designs
  • Created research plans and field guides for customer interviews
  • Lead customer interviews to understand customers’ mental model in order to inform existing and new product development
  • Worked closely with Engineering and QA during development
  • Championed design thinking on the daily, as well as through creating and presenting presentations directed at both leadership and the entire company
  • Defined UX metrics that reflect both the quality of user experience and the product objectives

LiveIntent | New York, NY | Apr 2016 - Mar 2017
Product Designer
Worked on cross-functional team with Product and Engineering to design applications that both align with the needs of our users and business.

Details

  • Established interactive structure and technical process flows across the platform, develop mock-ups and prototypes to communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Tested prototypes to inform rapid iterations and validate designs
  • Created research plans and field guides for customer interviews
  • Lead customer interviews to understand customers’ mental model in order to inform existing and new product development
  • Worked closely with Engineering and QA during development
  • Championed design thinking on the daily, as well as through creating and presenting presentations directed at both leadership and the entire company
  • Defined UX metrics that reflect both the quality of user experience and the product objectives


LiveIntent | New York, NY | Jul 2015 - Apr 2016
Associate UX Designer
Worked with Product, Engineering and other departments to design experiences that align with the needs of our users.

Details

  • Established interactive structure and flows across the platform, and developed mock-ups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Tested prototypes to inform rapid iterations and validate designs
  • Led the direction for visual design across all of our applications
  • Participated in and lead customer interviews to understand customers’ mental model and establish their needs and pain points
  • Oversaw design execution during the engineering stage
  • Utilized service design practices to help other departments improve processes and optimize workflows
  • Designed interactions for components and collaborated with engineering to build out a patterns to ensure the same components are used cross applications


LiveIntent | New York, NY | Jan 2015 - Jun 2015
Product Marketing Designer
Collaborated with Product, Marketing and Sales to design materials that helped users understand our product offering and drove product adoption. 

Details

  • Lead the research and design of the LiveIntent support center, which included user research and interviews, improving information architecture and taxonomy, wireframes and visual design
  • Designed and developed both corporate and customer-facing technical materials including product release notes, email product updates and how to guides
  • Designed and developed marketing materials to aid sales training and sales collateral


LiveIntent | New York, NY | Jul 2012 - Dec 2014
Graphic Designer
Collaborated with Sales and Marketing to create collateral that engaged and educated prospects, generated leads and supported closing deals.

Details

  • Developed standards for audience-specific messages and content (email newsletters, landing pages, product packages, white papers, ebooks, one sheets, sales presentations)
  • Strategized and executed email and affiliate campaigns
  • Created print collateral and mobile experiences for conferences, and events, to generate leads and automate follow-ups
  • Worked closely with executive team to design decks for multiple series of investor funding

 

Skills

Interaction Design
Visual Design
User Testing
User Research
User Interviewing
Sketch
Adobe CS
Omnigraffle/Balsamiq
Invision/Principal/Axure
ADA Compliant Design
CSS/HTML
Component/Pattern Libraries
Service Blueprints
Agile Development
Practicing Design Thinking
Building Relationships
Strategy
Using Google ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

ADA Compliant Design
CSS/HTML
Component/Pattern Libraries
Service Blueprints
Agile Development
Practicing Design Thinking
Building Relationships
Strategy
Using Google ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
 


Interests

Personal

Cooking
Drawing
Yoga
Reading
Building a Community
Karaoke
The Great Outdoors
Writing (newly)

Professional

Design Thinking
Shared Value
UX Strategy
Team Design
Design Ethics

Professional

Design Thinking
Shared Value
UX Strategy
Team Design
Design Ethics


Education

General Assembly | New York, NY | Spring 2014
User Experience
12 Week Part-Time Course

Champlain College | Burlington, VT | Spring 2012
Graphic Design and Digital Media, B.S.
GPA 3.74,  Magna Cum Laude, Design Achievement Award, Willard & Maple Art Award, Excellence in Communication and Creative Media, AIGA Champlain College Chapter Treasurer