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Asia VanderBilt
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objective
Energetic and self-motivated UX designer who values continually raising the customer experience bar and applies attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and a deadline-driven mentality towards her projects.

education
B.A., Fine Arts, Digital Design Emphasis
Seattle University, Seattle, Washington
Minor: Spanish Language
Graduated: June 2009

University of Seville, Spain
Sept. 2007-Dec. 2007

work experience
Amazon.com; Video Ads, User Experience Designer
April 2012-December 2012
Responsible for designing the UX architecture, interaction flow, and aesthetics of video advertising on Amazon.com. Developing wireframes to high fidelity mockups to create elegant, intuitive user interfaces that meet business needs and provide the best user experience.

Amazon.com; Amazon Wireless, Amazon Appstore for Android, User Interface/Graphic Design Contractor (internal)
May 2011-April 2012
Develop highest quality user experience on AmazonWireless.com working with developers, project managers, and marketing team in fast-paced environment. Design mockups, flow charts, and graphic items needed for the website. Lead designer in recent re-design of AmazonWireless.com.

Amazon.com; Independent Design Contractor (external)
June 2010-April 2012
Design web graphics for the Amazon Appstore, Beauty, Home Entertainment, Camera, Amazon Encore, Warehouse Deals, Watches & Jewelry, and Amazon Industrial. Implementing existing and new forms of web graphics as Amazon brand develops.

AsiaDesign; Freelance Designer
April 2008-April 2012
Design corporate & individual identity collateral, advertising materials, logos, posters, promotional materials, brochures & flyers, websites, web graphics, and much more.

Amazon.com; Design Intern
Retail Design Team, Seattle, Washington
March 2009-Aug. 2009
Created promotional and seasonal web graphics for the Amazon.com website while working closely with the Retail Design Team.

Seattle University; Graphic Designer
Student Activities Office, Seattle, Washington
Sept. 2008-June 2009
Designed communication materials such as posters, flyers, and handouts for events on- and off-campus.

qualifications
Optimistic individual with strong communication skills and an eagerness for constructive feedback
Quick learner with a propensity to solve problems in an efficient and meticulous manner
Detail-oriented designer with ability to multi-task with ease
Ability to thrive in dynamic work environments and adapt to both team and individual projects
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver

shows & awards
Peet's Anniversary T-shirt Design Contest 2010, Peet's Coffee & Tea
1st place, limited edition T-shirts printed and distributed to all Peet's employees
April 2010

Steal This Idea 2009 Competition, ACUI
Honorable Mention, Two-Color Poster Category
March 2009

Collision
Campion Ballroom, Seattle University
Dec. 2008

Digital Salon
Kinsey Gallery, Seattle University
May-June 2007

study abroad
Seville, Spain
I studied for a semester in Seville during the Fall of 2007. I took full-time classes completely in Spanish and developed proficiency in the language. I have a strong interest in other cultures and people and have a passion for traveling.

contact me
Asia VanderBilt - asia.vanderbilt@gmail.com

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