Aaron Shepard, Designer in San Diego, CA, United States
Aaron Shepard

Designer in San Diego, CA, United States

Member since December 10, 2018
Aaron is a results-driven design leader and UI/UX product designer who has spent over 20 years building digital products in software engineering, product marketing, and customer experience arenas. He partners with product teams, agencies, large organizations, and startups to help them connect to audiences in deeper, more immersive ways. His focus is on value creation and capture, synthesizing design with business strategy, and identifying users' needs to amplify the customer experience.
Aaron is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Design and Strategy Consultant

    2018 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Served as a design leader and helped organizations discover and solve complex problems. My focus is on value creation and capture, synthesizing design with business strategy, and identifying user needs to amplify the customer experience.
    • Acted as the product design lead at Anthem.ai, building an AI-driven Insight Optimization Tool and a Comparative Treatment Efficacy System. Reduced costs of care by 70 million annually and helped clinicians improve health outcomes for patients.
    • Served as a product design lead for authorization, authentication, and RBAC permission concepts, including diagraming and modeling, implicit and explicit sharing, and an interactive educational tool for Compass Real Estate.
    Technologies: Ethnio, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Drive, Zoom, Lookback, Zeplin, Sketch, Product Design, UX Design, UI Design, SaaS, User-centered Design (UCD), Dashboard Design, Mobile, UX, UI, B2B
  • Senior UX Designer

    2018 - 2018
    Walmart Labs
    • Led design for continuous integration, functional and performance testing portal in collaboration with engineering team.
    • Designed customer experience strategies and presentations for suite of performance based developer tools.
    Technologies: Confluence, Jira, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Sketch, Product Design, UX Design, UI Design, SaaS, User-centered Design (UCD), Dashboard Design, Mobile, UX, UI

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Design with an emphasis in Graphic Design, Marketing, and Economics
    1992 - 1996
    San Diego State University - San Diego, California

Certifications

  • Design Strategy: Design Thinking for Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship
    MARCH 2019 - PRESENT
    University of Sydney
  • Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
    AUGUST 2018 - PRESENT
    MIT
  • Wed Development and Design
    JANUARY 1998 - PRESENT
    Learning Tree University

Experience

Location

San Diego, CA, United States

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