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Resume alex-2011

  1. 1. ALEX MS #406, Revathi, H-Block, Nandi Woods, Yelahanahalli, Bannerghatta, Bangalore-76 +91 9980497695, +91 80 2587 0348 | ALEXVSG@YAHOO.COM | WWW.ALEXMS.COMOBJECTIVE A web and application user interface designer with 12+ years experience across a wide variety of organizations and industries. Strong style focused on clean, usable aesthetics and interaction. Working across platforms and media to deliver compelling, brand- focused applications and marketing communications. Successful in design, development strategies & policy. Experienced diverse background includes extensive knowledge of Internet and its infrastructure and seamless integration of emerging technologies in large user communities. Have outstanding record of achievements implementing new business concepts, delivering creative business solutions.AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS  I was awarded the Charlotte award by Cisco for Q3 of 2009 for my outstanding performance on WebEx 3.O, 3.1 and eCommerce prototyping.  I have designed the festival book for Trivandrum International Film Festival, 2001.  Design & Development - More than 500 Websites and 50 business applications.LIST OF SOFTWARE  Adobe: Photoshop CS, ImageReady CS, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign, Page Maker  Adobe Flash MX, Dreamweaver MX, FreeHand MX  Corel DRAW and Quark Express  Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)  Discreet 3Dstudio Max, Plasma 3D  Avid Express, Final Cut Pro, And many other VFX and graphics application  Search Engine Optimization, Flash Streaming Videos, Viewlet Builder  HTML, CSS, JS and Ajax Functionalities  Typo3 and DocumentomEXPERTISE Team Management, Web Production, Product Design & Development, Cloud Computing Application Design & Development, Product Requirements & Management, User Experience Design, Web & Desktop Application Design, Functional Mockups Development, User Research & Interaction Design, Css, Table Less Web Page Development, Javascript, Emails & Landing Pages, Social Media Networking, Customizing Web Pages For Next Generation Technologies, On-Time Support, High Availability, Research & Development…
  2. 2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2005 May – Till date Cisco Systems Bangalore, India Sr. Interaction Designer / Web Project Manager  Providing design & development support for cross functional teams & people globally and build good relationship  Promotes an inclusive environment and building a strong team spirit, identity and works respectfully with people of different teams  Research ways to improve and innovate on all existing projects and cloud computing application design & development  Innovative web and application design and development using latest design and technology tools  Mentor junior employees with WebEx standards and on-going process  Design and prototyping for Web and Marketing team projects  Brand strategy implementation and management to enhance user experience and customer satisfaction  M1 team applications, landing pages, emails – design and development  Managing India Web Design, Production, QA and Pulishing team  Globalization: Support International Launches  Design and Development Business Applications & Websites  XHTML/CSS/JS Development, Conceptualizing & Managing projects  Webteam and Marketing projects: 4.0, Maintenance projects for US and international websites  Innovative design ideas for new 4.0 Websites & product pages  Regularly researches all options, developing the best alternative solutions  Displays creativity and original thinking in my work  Communicating clearly and concisely  Working with cross functional teams  Working with a team of designers, researchers, program managers and developers, I created and refined user experiences for many parts of Cisco-WebEx Connects, Customer Portal and Cisco-WebEx buy online products  Innovative design solutions for Cisco-WebEx global websites & business applications  Prototyping - on paper, static comps, functional HTML, and PowerPoint  Executing web and marketing team design projects from start to finish  Designing Cisco-WebEx Portal Applications and Intranets  Design and development of graphic elements for Marketing Programs  Designed backdrops, circular, public relations and promotions materials 2004 – 2005 BrightSword Technologies Bangalore, India Graphic Lead I was responsible for team management, marketing communications and product interface design. Web site design, HTML integration, CSS creation and UI flow, maintained branding, identity, and creative processes for online and print assets— newspaper ads & poster design, lead-generation campaigns, flash design and production, logo design, corporate stationary and collaterals, software interface
  3. 3. designs and icons design. 2002 - 2004 AITS Infopark, Cochin Visualizer/Sr. Web Graphic Designer I was responsible for website design, UI flow and HTML integration, CSS creation, software pack design, software splash design, software CD sticker design, user manuel design, print media designs, newspaper ads & poster design, flash animations, branding materials & logo designs, software, application GUI and Icons design, 3D models creation. 1998 - 2001 Real Images Trivandrum, Kerala Graphic Designer/Animator I was responsible for website GUI Design, print media designs, 3D graphics & animation, visual media titles, flash animations, branding materials & logo designs, and newspaper ads & poster design.MY SKILLS  Experienced – 12+ years of experience developing award-winning Web, Print and graphic design solutions, Designing and delivering creative graphic communications in advertising  Team skills - Adept at functioning as a team leader, working leader or solid individual contributor on multi-dimensional, cross-functional projects and teams. Ability to lead and develop an in-house staff and manage multiple creative resources  Practical experience in branding, incl. brand integration and development  Good understanding of designing, visualization and interactivity  Supervisory - Hands-on supervisory experience, including effective hiring, training and mentoring of employees. Tech Savvy - Vast experience on current versions of design software  Marketing savvy - Extensive knowledge of technology, trends, and consumers in digital products and services  Creating the look and feel of public/private web sites and browser-based business related applications, and portals  Creating brand identity, graphic standards and guidelines, Understanding User Experience, User Centered Design and Usability Practices  Familiarity with W3C accessibility guidelines and web standards  HTML Integration, CSS Creation, JavaScript and Flash  Flash streaming videos, WBT and CBT creation  Browser compatibility and Cross Platform Testing. Defining site navigation, site scope, user orientation strategies and specific content recommendations  Understanding of usability, color scheme, typography  Knowledge of printing technology and graphic designing  Knowledge of 2D and 3D Animation, Walk cycle, Sound and Video editing  Strong project planning, scheduling and forecasting abilities  Professional web site, web application and UI designer / developer  Skills on Microsoft Office and regular Microsoft software 3
  4. 4.  Powerful public relation abilities, Strong management abilities for work team individuals and teamwork tasks, although in critical, low budget or strongly deadline projectsEDUCATION  Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunication  Diploma in Graphics & Multimedia  Higher Secondary Certification (HSC)  Certificate Course in Web Designing, Photoshop & 2D Animation, 3D Studio Max, Gulf Package and MS Office On Going Training Programs:  User-Centered Analysis and Conceptual Design  The Science & Art of Effective Web & Application DesignINTEREST Organizational development, new technology, gardening, designing, computers, driving, music, digital photography, family and friendsPERSONAL DETAILS  I have a valid Passport and Driving license  I have valid US Business Visa for 10yrs  Current Residence: Bangalore, Karnataka  Marital status: Married and I have three childrenGROUPS AND ASSOCIATIONS:  Member, Chalachitra Film Society  Member, Snehasadhan Charity OrganizationI employ my abilities to develop my working environment and to improve my employer.Experienced diverse background includes extensive knowledge of Internet and its infrastructure andseamless integration of emerging technologies in large user communities. I share my knowledge toothers and try to share to others knowledge. I am using state-of-the-art technologies and latesttechniques. As a graphic designer, I place TIME as the most precious factor in my job. When myindividual style added to the graphic designing ability, my works achieve a unique style, which I rateas excellent.Date: 03-08-2010 Thank you!Place: Bangalore Alex MS 4