Resume

Professional Experience

LoanLogics, Inc.

UX / UI Designer
January 2014 - September 2022 / Jacksonville, FL
  • Responsible for creating low and high fidelity designs throughout the SDLC process, including wireframes, user flows, prototypes and other detailed visuals.
  • Collaborated closely with Product Managers, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Technical Delivery Managers, and other company project stakeholders to ensure business and product requirements satisfaction.
  • Participated in daily agile stand-ups and semi-weekly requirements and grooming meetings with team members from many different departments.
  • Worked within an inclusive, human-centered design process involving numerous people that participated in research, testing, iterating and ultimately applying client feedback into the prototypes.
  • Managed a small design team's workflow and deadlines to ensure accuracy and timely delivery of projects.
  • Constructed ADA compliant designs flexible enough to display across multiple browsers, screen sizes, platforms and devices.
  • Wrote and modified CSS using Visual Studio to match original designs, which included minor modifications to existing HTML mark-up, JavaScript and .aspx files.
  • Created a unique company design system, an online style guide, and custom icons that I converted into fonts and added to the external css style sheet.
  • Monitored web design trends and applied creative ideas to new and existing pages in our software suite.

Freelance Website and Graphic Designer

June 2010 - July 2020 / Jacksonville, FL
Allstate responsive UI
Responsive UI designed for Allstate Benefits, which showcases consistent mobile, tablet, laptop and desktop experiences.

Mint Magazine

Graphic Designer
December 2003 - December 2013 / Jacksonville, FL
  • Designed ads, brochures, postcards and inserts for companies in 5 US markets.
  • Worked in a team-oriented environment with 8 other artists to produce over 80 magazines, postcards and inserts annually.
  • Multi-tasking abilities required daily, including sales rep phone calls, special projects and incoming ads from our company art ticket system.
  • Converted print ads to be displayed on CouponClipper.com.
  • Trained new sales reps and graphic designers about technical and procedural standards for incoming art workflow.

Chill Skinz

Graphic Design Sub-Contractor
January 2011 - January 2012 / Jacksonville, FL
  • Originally built www.ChillSkinz.com using Magento (eCommerce Content Management System). Current website is not my design.
  • Created banner ads and carousel graphics for online coupon offers and web specials.
  • Designed Chill Skinz and Energy Armor print marketing deliverables, including packaging, custom labels, POS boxes, sell sheets, etc.

Hidden Values

Graphic Design Sub-Contractor
June 2010 - October 2011 / Jacksonville, FL
  • Created 16-page magazines monthly for Knoxville Seniors’ Scoop, Spokane Metro Woman and Bay Area Kids Directory.
  • Designed banner ads based off print campaign for online advertising and client Facebook pages.
  • View the magazines online: Issuu.com/chrismetzner

Southern Hospitality, FC Office Products, AlphaGraphics

Graphic Designer
February 1998 - November 2003
  • Designed 20+ ads daily for hotel directories all around the nation (Southern Hospitality: Jacksonville, FL)
  • Responsible for creating all custom requested artwork for new stationary, brochures and logos (FC Office Products: Jacksonville Beach, FL)
  • Supervised art production and pre-press operations, trained intern designers, designed 1 or 2 color print jobs (AlphaGraphics: Wilmington, DE)

Education

  • Frostburg State University

    Frostburg, MD
    Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1998
  • Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

    Melbourne, Australia
    Study abroad program for graphic design, 1997

Awards & Certificates

  • LoanLogics - “Interdepartmental Cooperation” Award Nominee (2018)
  • LoanLogics - “Excellence” Award Winner (2017)
  • LoanLogics - “Action” Award 2017 Nominee (2017)
  • LoanLogics - “Urgency” Award 2016 Nominee (2016)
  • American Evaluators Association Member (2011 - 2013)
  • 2011 EEN Forum Honoree (June 2011)
  • MINT Magazine Employee of the Quarter (October - December 2009)
  • 1st Place (Graphic Design) - FSU Student Art Show (May 1998)
  • Numerous other certifications listed on LinkedIn

Adobe Creative Suite

Experience Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat

UX Tools

Userbrain, Crazy Egg, Miro

Coding

Visual Studio Code, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Wordpress

Wireframing

Sketch, Balsamiq, Invision

Microsoft Office

Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

Miscellaneous

Google Webmaster Tools, MailChimp, Zoho, Tagxedo, Slack, JIRA, Zeplin

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