KeVon Ticer

User Experience Designer

[email protected]

Looking for a position where I can design and prototype products that make peoples’ lives and work easier and more enjoyable.

Education

Master of Human-Computer Interaction

Carnegie Mellon University

Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Aug 2013

B.S. Systems and Computer Science

Howard University

May 2012

Skills

Research and Design

User-Centered Design, Contextual Design, Competitive Analysis, Literature Review, Usability Testing, Think Aloud, Accessibility Testing, Heuristic Evaluation, Storyboarding

Development

JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3, jQuery, NodeJS + Express, WordPress, Java, Python

Software

Balsamiq Mockups, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, Keynote (Presentation and prototyping), PowerPoint, Axure RP

Work Experience

UX Designer

University of California, Office of The President

Oakland, CA

2015 – Present

Designer working on the broad variety of internal web applications maintained by UCOP. I organize, schedule, and lead the user-centered research and design effort on my team. I work both on incorporating new features into existing applications and also developing entirely new products, taking client requirements from concepts and ideas to fully designed mockups and interaction specifications.

UX-Interaction Designer

BitTorrent, Inc.

San Francisco, CA

Mar 2014 – Apr 2015

Interaction designer on the μTorrent Windows desktop application used by 100+ million users worldwide. I worked on a SCRUM team of developers, marketers, and a product manager. My weekly processes included ideating with a visual design partner, creating wireframes to communicate ideas, and testing prototypes with users.

UX Designer

Pearson-MHCI Capstone

Pittsburgh, PA

Jan 2013 – Aug 2013

Worked on a team of 5 to research, design, and develop a prototype learning management dashboard. Utilized contextual inquiry, literature review, and competitive analysis to understand user needs and product market. Iteratively prototyped and tested a novel UI, which Pearson purchased for implementation in their product line.

Fun Facts

Los Angeles born and raised, but not afraid of the cold; HUGE fan of ice cream and dessert in general

References available upon request