My Resume

I am a senior-level designer and front-end developer with over 10 years experience in various industries: enterprise, retail, publishing, healthcare, consumer start-ups, and more.

Work History

UX/UI Designer & Front-end Developer
darrenemory.com
January 2010 - Current

Assorted employment, contracts, and clients include:

Cisco: Designed visual UI concepts for an internal platform. Collaborated with UX staff and provided engineering with front-end HTML/CSS to assist in shipping designs of the highest quality possible.

Hewlett-Packard: Managed and executed various web solutions to support HP's ePrintCenter division with third-party vendors such as DreamWorks Pictures.

Genworth Financial: Helping lead the UX and visual design efforts of Genworth's advisor-facing web platform. Developed a CSS UI toolkit that saved IT 60+ hours of development time. Worked quickly and efficiently which resulted in reaching production milestones ahead of schedule. Designed on-brand and visually appealing web components, controls, graphs.

Adgregate Markets: Lead application design and front-end development efforts that helped launch 14 Facebook commerce applications. Clients worked with: GAP Inc., Old Navy, Banana Republic, Foot Locker, GameStop, Urban Outfitters, Gymboree, Drugstore.com, Beauty.com, Sally's Beauty Supply, Nordstrom, and Summit Pictures.

Various Marketing & Leadership Roles
New Life Church, California
June 2015 - Current

Driving engagement and stakeholder buy-in through the leading of various print, web, and new media campaigns including printed posters, banners, direct mail, envelopes, collateral, t-shirt production, websites, apps, email marketing, and more.

Over two years of overseeing paid staff and volunteer teams, managing operations, written and oral communication, and ensuring donations are consistent and finances are healthy.

Entrepreneur and Founder
ollieup.co
February 2013 - September 2017

Founded a boutique UX agency with a fully remote team of designers, developers, and project managers. Identified and pitched startup clients and closed deals totaling over $182,000 in gross sales.

Interfaced with stakeholders, defined project schedules, managed teams, and helped ship multiple apps, websites, and landing pages for Zingy, UpTick, Elevate Publishing, and more.

Education

Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho
BA Applied Studies 2008

Skills

  • UX/UI Design
  • Visual Design
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Sketch
  • Figma
  • Invision
  • HTML/CSS
  • SASS
  • Basecamp/Trello/Slack
  • Copywriting
  • Music Production
  • Videography
  • Storytelling
  • Communication
  • Branding