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Devan Brancard

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


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.

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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 ¯\_(ăƒ„)_/¯
 


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