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Caleb Brown - Current Résumé

  1. 1. I WORK ON INTERFACES. • I do thinking, drawing and paper prototyping; pencils; Post- building its; QuickTime; Sharpies; Visio, I HELP DEFINE THEM, Wireframing, “Waterfall” software I VALIDATE THEM, flowcharting, interaction development; whiteboards; the modeling, site mapping, Web I MAKE THEM MORE concept mapping, USEFUL. content inventories, WHAT I’M INTERESTED IN storyboarding, visual (PARTIAL LIST): style guidance, graphic I OFFER IMAGINATION AND production, iconography, Kindness; idea, data and social CLEAR DELIVERABLES. illustration, multimedia, visualization; ethnographic I MAINTAIN EXCELLENT animation inquiry; socially-conscious RELATIONSHIPS. design; social informatics (the I DON’T BELIEVE IN MUMBO- • I do coding, testing and study of how communication revising technology can influence human JUMBO. Front-end web-software behavior); emotional computing; I’M A FREELANCER, BUT development software development process I MAKE HOUSE CALLS. (D/X/HTML, CSS, innovation (for all stakeholders); JavaScript, PHP), speedy but faithful lo-fidelity MY CAPABILITIES: dynamic prototyping, mock-ups; web standards; the usability testing, semantic web; preserving the • I do researching, analyzing standards compliance, experience of reading and presenting web accessibility, ADA Idea elicitation, visual and §508 evaluation, NOTEWORTHY: thinking, brainstorming, web metrics, site business strategy maintenance, future Founded non-profit science and definition, data development scoping, art teaching center, taught K – visualization, technical training 2nd grade science and art, was 3rd ethnographic research, and 4th grade and 7th and 8th heuristic reviews, task TOOLS I USE grade classroom teacher, taught analysis, competitive (ALPHABETICAL LIST): high-school science and art. Led analysis, stakeholder co- elder hostel art retreats development, feature Adobe CS (expert); “Agile” (1995 – 1997) specification, audience software development; books; definition, persona comics; felt-tip pens; Award winning animated creation, technical imagination; index cards; Maya filmmaker (1987) and working RÉSUMÉ 5/13/2010 1 OF 3 diagramming and 3D; meetings; model making; artist UE@CALEB-BROWN.COM charting, presentation MS Office Suite (expert); my (978) 604-8043 preparation gut; OmniGraffle; online Museum exhibit developer collaboration tools; painting, (1994, 1996)
  2. 2. • Responsible for physician Molecular is a leading digital • Was Lead IA for “” experience during significant agency in the Boston area. (Public Site Redesign) for client - RÉSUMÉ 5/13/2010 2 OF 3 redesign: helped sharpen HealthDialog Inc. (Boston, MA) UE@CALEB-BROWN.COM interactions according to • Wrote and evangelized "Metric (978) 604-8043 frequently-changing business rules, of the Month" newsletter with managed design process, ran colleague. This has become noted IA / User Interface Consultant MY WORK (SO FAR): usability studies, produced thought leadership platform Quoin Inc. Boston, MA 2/2001 – interface planning documentation, • Was Old Mutual Asset 2/2005 Proprietor, Problem created graphic assets and Management Program lead; User Laboratories prototypes Experience Lead – managed 5- Quoin is a global software Groton, MA – 12/2008 Present person engineering and user consulting and application experience team at global financial development company Vernacular website construction, services holding company Design Lead / Information headquartered in Boston. graphic services, interface • Participated in and led affiliate Architect improvement, general UE firm website planning and IA Fidelity Investments, Inc. • Created interface for health care contracting. Partial list of clients: efforts, and led UI design for all Merrimack, NH 9/2006 – 11/2007 information management intranet data-collection application: “RequestWeb” • EMD Sorono applications Fidelity’s eBusiness Design group • Employed rigorous Iterative • Pfizer, Inc. builds and maintains human testing and revision process • Connectria, Inc. resources management software. including fault-testing and • Haemometics Corp. Senior Consultant for IA and UE documentation • Novartis AG • Managed teams of visual Internosis Inc. Windham, NH • Created new style standards and • FM Approvals LLC designers, usability experts and 2/2005 – 7/2005 CSS templates for series of client • Fidelity Investments, Inc. writers to design and build websites • What’s What LLC customized software for Fortune Now a unit of EMC, Internosis was • Produced wireframes and • SmarterTravel Media LLC 500 clients a highly-regarded integrator of working HTML prototypes • SpindleResearch LLC • Worked with business partners Microsoft technology. • Articulated UE best practices and • Torex, Inc. and data architects to ascertain drove documentation effort scope and set budget for projects • Was IA and visual designer for • Conducted usability surveys, • Was member of Web “C3” Health Coaching application analyses and end-user interviews User Experience Designer Accessibility sub-committee, for client - HealthDialog Inc. • Maintained high and consistent Sermo, Inc. Cambridge, MA responsible for defining, (Manchester, NH) graphic standards for all branding 12/2007 – 10/2008 communicating and evaluating • Was Lead IA and visual designer applications online and in print enterprise-wide accessibility for “Collaboration Centers of • Redesigned the “eThink” Sermo is a web community where practices, including those for Excellence” (Enterprise Portal (enterprise decision-support) UI, physicians exchange clinical emerging Web 2.0 standards Project) for client - MCI (Ashburn, brought web version into graphic information and professional VA) compliance with shrink-wrapped insight. • Was Lead IA and visual designer product Consultant, User Experience for “LoJack @ Work” (Enterprise • Was a lead user experience Portal Project) for client - LoJack Molecular, Inc. Boston, MA designer in an Agile development Inc. (Westwood, MA) 7/2005 – 9/2006 environment
  3. 3. IA / User Interface Designer MY PROFESSIONAL RÉSUMÉ 5/13/2010 3 OF 3 / AFFILIATIONS: Wanda Downing UE@CALEB-BROWN.COM Missoula, MT 5/1999 - 11/1999 Channel Management, Fidelity (978) 604-8043 The Institute for Information Investments StateConnect / eLocal was a Architecture (603) 791-1329 [continued from previous page] domestic portal of local news, Member, 2004 weather and entertainment • Redesigned and webmastered The American Society for Managers public-facing corporate site • Devised and codified style Information Science and • Created new display styles for guidelines Technology Brad Kain enterprise webpage-generation • Designed Member, 2004 President, Quoin Inc. software interface (617) 429-4516 • Prototyped knowledge • Was lead graphic and print management system with desktop designer MY PROFESSIONAL Andy Knight integration for client – L.E.K. REFERENCES: Vice President of Design, Fidelity Investments MY SCHOOLS: Colleagues (617) 549-4523 Interaction Designer / Web Graphic Designer Harvard University Katrina Norman DoveBid, Inc. Foster City, CA Masters of Liberal Arts, Biology dba P. Katrina Norman, Digital 2/2000 - 1/2001 (abt) Media Consultant Extension School, Harvard (617) 522-2927 DoveBid (now GoIndustry – University, Cambridge MA 5/2002 DoveBid) is an international asset Brian Manning marketer and valuation company. Brown University Principal UX Designer, RSA Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts Security, Inc. • Defined and codified style (Honors) and Religious Studies (617) 823-1119 guidelines for auction application Brown University, Providence, RI • Designed online auction 5/1991 Joel Oliveira application UI Software Developer • Re-engineered ASP-based Kyoto University of Art (617) 460-4347 display Certificate recipient, Research • Supported major globalization Student Program effort with special graphics and Kyoto University of Art, Kyoto, Business Partners translation coordination Japan 8/1990 • Created multimedia sales tools Pam Randhawa and custom interfaces VP Strategic Development, Sermo, • Was lead graphic designer for Inc. Internet production (617) 755-8678