Angela J., Designer in Los Angeles, United States
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Angela J.

Verified Expert  in Design


Los Angeles, United States
Toptal Member Since
February 9, 2016

Angela is a full-stack UI/UX product designer, multidisciplinary designer, and creative director with over 15 years of experience. She's an expert in UI/UX, mobile, web, responsive, marketing, advertising, branding, illustration, and presentation design. Angela has also worked on integrated marketing strategies, social media campaigns, and sales and business initiatives.


Work Experience

Head of Design

2016 - 2022
  • Designed the website, interfaces, collateral, and complete visual presence for a successful brand.
  • Produced designs for multiple digital web apps and online software for B2B Fortune 500 insurance companies.
  • Created numerous Keynote decks that resulted in over $5 million in venture funding and investments.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Zeplin, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, InVision, PDF Design, Motion Design, Figma, Layout Design, Design Systems, Landing Page Design, Landing Pages, Design Documentation, UI Audits, Product Design, Pitch Presentations, Cryptocurrency, Rapid Prototyping, Dashboards, UX Wireframes, Brand Strategy, Competitive Analysis, Market Research, Mobile App UI, Mobile UX Design, AI Design, Images, Software, Professional Services, Brand Logos

Creative Director | Co-founder

2019 - 2019
Freelance Clients
  • Designed a successful back-end system dashboard and structure for client management and process queuing. This resulted in numerous enlistments of multiple drug and pharmaceutical companies for this platform.
  • Designed a separate BTC interface that enabled people to sign up for experimental clinical trials and tests for their animal companions. Created sophisticated sign-up flow and monitoring of applicants by systems admins.
  • Created a compelling consumer-facing website to entice people to enroll their pets in drug trials.
Technologies: Balsamiq, UXPin, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Creative Direction, WordPress, User Research, Packaging, Web Illustration, Web, Animated Interactions, Software as a Service (SaaS), Interaction Design (IxD), User Journeys, Real Estate, Brand Books

Creative Director

2015 - 2016
Zuma Ventures
  • Headed the design department and also maintained and evolved the website presence for Zuma Ventures.
  • Created the brand, art direction, complex social media platform, and exploration portal for Flying Yak, a travel, lifestyle, and social media site for travelers.
  • Developed the brand, identity, UX, UI, animations, and mobile designs for WiZR, a video security company that utilizes computer vision and artificial intelligence.
  • Developed the brand, identity for an up-and-coming startup based on the Uber model, called Coffee Break.
  • Helped to develop the creative strategy and goals for Flying Yak in alignment with business and marketing strategies.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite

Marketing Art Director

2011 - 2013
  • Established the creative direction for Roambi's brand and online presence through traditional and digital advertising, tradeshow presence, marketing strategies, and asset management of various properties.
  • Modernized the preexisting brand by strengthening its perception and brand value.
  • Updated and expanded the suite of products by introducing new subbrands and consolidating them into a cohesive family.
  • Worked closely with marketing to strengthen Roambi's perception as the top business analytic app and data visualization software.
  • Created a sophisticated UI for Roambi's publishing software, Roambi Flow.
Technologies: Apple Keynote, Adobe Creative Suite, Presentation Design, Storytelling
2006 - 2010

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Communications

University of California, Los Angeles | UCLA - Los Angeles, CA, USA