Michael Foran
UI/UX Designer - Graphic Artist - Information Architect

UX/UI


Web Design


Resume


Skilled professional in Usability/UX/UI Web Designer.
Experienced in making continuous improvements by adding value with demonstrated creative instincts, solid conceptual thinking, and creative problem solving.
Exhibit the ability to understand customer needs and motives, to prioritize design issues based on impact to UX and to advocate for change.

CORE COMPETENCIES:


IA/UI/UX

Responsive & Mobile design
HTML/CSS/ Bootstrap

Photoshop/Sketch
Asura, Balsamiq, OmniGraffle
Wire-frames, Prototypes

Dreamweaver/Sublime

Deadline oriented
Team member/leader

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:



JLG Technologies/ Securus Technologies

 -August 2016 - Present 

Senior Usability Engineer / UX/UI


Currently developing prototypes and design solutions for Voice Biometrics software, servicing the Corrections Industry. Working directly with product managers and front-end developers, I am designing new products, applications and updating the software to adhere to modern web standards. Using Axure for prototypes and wire-frames.

Staples

 -2015 - 2016 (contract) 

Senior Information Architecture / UX


Developed interfaces for the business customers of Staples Advantage, focused on personalization. Worked directly with product managers and stakeholders and the development team to re ne the design, ensure technical feasibility for interface advancements and implementation. Used Axure for wire-frames.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
 - Dec. 2014 - Feb. 2015 (contract) 

Senior Information Architecture / UX


Developed an interface for a new web portal to be used by internal staff to process customer micro-sites. Developed using Omnigraffle for wire-frames, participated in user testing.

New England Truck Solutions
 - July 2014 - Sept 2014 (contract)

Web design / UX


Combined and simplified web sites for the Truck Sales Division and the Truck Decal Service Division into one unified, mobile responsive site.
The process included brainstorm sessions and wire-frames, through HTML, CSS and Bootstrap.

Provant Health Solutions
 - May 2014 - July 2014 (contract) 

Information Architecture / UX


Created user interface designs for a new company portal. Collaborated within an AGILE team environment, worked closely with business analysts to develop solutions to use cases. Developed UI prototypes/ wire-frames using Balsamiq software.

Easydoesitmedia.com
 - 2012 - 2014

Web Design/Marketing


Designed and updated websites to be mobile responsive, from wire-frames, Photoshop mock-ups, to HTML, CSS and Bootstrap.

The Providence Journal Company
 - 1994 - 2012 

Chief Web Designer/ Graphic Designer


Designed/maintained website, led a small team of designers. Designed and produced award winning multi media projects. Coordinated resources of designers/writers/photographers.
Video/audio instruction and production.

Education:


- Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education Division, Providence, R.I.


- Various college and online courses: Flash, Photoshop, Graphic Design, Commercial Art & Photography

Contact Me


Michael Foran
394 Mendon Road
North Attleboro, MA 02760
508 954 6061
mrforan@yahoo.com