Beverly Kim, Designer in New York, NY, United States
Beverly Kim

Designer in New York, NY, United States

Member since April 16, 2017
Beverly’s passion for beautiful creativity and fine-grained attention to aesthetic detail has gifted her over 15 years of client satisfaction in this competitive digital ecosystem. This passion for the industry drives her to prioritize increasing expertise in cutting-edge UI design. Beverly's expansive spectrum of skills can turn the smartest ideas into potential award-winning products while meeting the most rigorous timelines.
Beverly is now available for hire

Employment

  • UX Director

    2015 - 2017
    KAKE Digital
    • Used my extensive background in big data GUI design to deliver to clients an end-to-end, through, full development process for a variety of platforms (intranet, public, portal, CRM, e-trading applications, and big data GUIs).
    • Applied my expert knowledge in UX methodologies, UI prototyping, and front-end development (CSS, LESS, Sass, HTML).
    • Designed a highly regarded derivatives compressor application that later won an award for "Best Derivatives Compressor" in 2016.
    • Managed and directed several verticals of ownerships throughout each project.
    • Managed 30 websites (intranets, public, portals, CRMs) and 10+ e-trading applications (FX, HFT, Matching Engines, Credit, UST) from end-to-end.
    • Led stakeholder/kick-off meetings to gauge budget/milestones.
    • Developed a lean/agile/waterfall strategy depending on the project's goals.
    • Designed around an MVP analysis to manage expectations and get the business buy-in.
    • Hired and managed several team members (PM, programmers, designers, UX & QA, interns, front-office positions ).
    • Applied hands-on UX methodologies and UI prototyping (low and high) when needed.
    • Worked on hands-on front-end development (CSS, LESS, Sass, HTML) when needed.
    • Created RFPs for vendor SOWs.
    • Managed a team of 8-12 of junior and senior UX designers and developers for several projects.
    • Project-managed several groups, also within PM systems such as JIRA/Confluence from end-to-end.
    • Assumed several roles for CAPITALAB: PM, UX director, and UI designer.
    • Designed an award-winning application—conducting a full competitor analysis and audit.
    • Developed wireframe documentation and workshops.
    • Led daily morning UX calls and screen sharing sessions.
    • Delivered high-level designs and hand-off deliverables.
    • Conducted QA and PROD analysis for further optimization. Due to the magnitude of team efforts by all hands on deck, CAPITALAB was honored in 2016 by winning the Global Capital’s 2016 “Best Compression Service” award—a highly regarded resource for financial professionals in the field of derivatives.
    • Was hired to lead the UX and web development division for Cantor Fitzgerald and its subsidiaries.
    Technologies: Axure, InVision, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
  • Senior UI/UX Application Designer for Global Rates and FICC eTrading Technologies

    2013 - 2015
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    • Built a designer-developer relationship with the technology team to better educate them on the anatomy of their current desktop GUI and explain what UX meant for their mobile end-users.
    • Managed and designed the product end-to-end.
    • Worked closely with the technology team to understand limitations.
    • Worked hands-on Android front-end development.
    • Presented visual prototypes for new ideas and future considerations to the business.
    Technologies: InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
    2005 - 2018
    School of Visual Arts - New York City, NY, USA
  • Associate of Applied Science in Communications Design and Computer Arts
    2002 - 2004
    Nassau Community College - Garden City, NY, USA

Certifications

  • UX Master Certificate UXC#1019839
    MARCH 2021 - PRESENT
    Nielsen Norman Group | NN/g
  • UX Workshop Certificate
    JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    Workshop with Willy Lai

Experience

Location

New York, NY, United States

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