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Chris Whalen

Chris Whalen

Designer
Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States
Member since October 16, 2017
An award-winning visual designer with over a decade of experience and an AA degree in graphic design, Chris's clients have included LASIK Vision Institute, Xbox, and World Ventures. He's familiar with brand development, website design, mobile app design, and dashboard systems; he's also well-versed in both UX and UI design. Chris's passion lies in the entire UX process and believes you cannot have great UI without a well thought out UX.
Chris is now available for hire
Portfolio
Employment
  • Director of Marketing and Design
    2016 - PRESENT
    Continuous Composites
    • Led all of the marketing strategies within the company, reaching out to publications for media exposure and managing all social channels.
    • Directed and designed robot operating software for the iPad where I was tasked with leading UX strategy;used Lucid Charts for user flows, JIRA for project management, and shaped the UI design of all screens and actions. The end result was a clean and minimal interface that gives robot operators full control of all print actions, and the ability to look back at previous prints.
    • Rebranded the company through a new identity, CMS website, and print collateral—helping to establish new company messaging and tone with the assistance of the executive team.
    • Tasked with capturing and elevating the quality of all photography and videography for marketing and brand needs.
    • Assisting with IT, facilities, and executive needs as issues or tasks arise.
    Technologies: JIRA, Premiere CC, Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, InDesign CC, Sketch App, InVision, Microsoft Office 365
  • Senior Graphic Designer
    2006 - PRESENT
    Crooz Media
    • Specialized in brand development, marketing, mobile app design, email marketing, and website design.
    • Worked with dozens of clients: walking them through the design process and helping them understand the journey of the project.
    • Built up the overall brand perception to their audience and shaped the narrative; it was wildly successful.
    • Won several awards from the American Advertising Federation for my branding, advertising assets, and website design.
    • Provided photoshoots for clients to help showcase their products and services to their customers.
    Technologies: Sketch App, InVision, Photoshop, Webflow, Illustrator, InDesign
Education
  • Associate of Arts degree in 3D Animation and Graphic Design
    2002 - 2006
    Bellevue College - Bellevue, WA, USA
Experience
  • Photoshop CC18 years
  • Visual Design15 years
  • UX Design11 years
  • Branding7 years
  • UI Design5 years
  • Sketch4 years
  • InVision3 years
  • Protoyping3 years
Tools
  • Photoshop CC
  • InVision
  • Sketch
Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States
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