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, Chris's clients have included LASIK Vision Institute, Xbox, and World Ventures. He has an AA degree in graphic design, is familiar with brand development, website design, mobile app design, and dashboard systems. He is 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
Digital Design
  • Robot Operating System
  • AquaBuildr Fish Pairing App
  • DreamTrips Mobile Merchant Dashboard
  • Smash CRM
  • CamCare Pet App
  • ExistSocial Network
Employment
  • Senior Designer
    2016 - PRESENT
    Continuous Composites
    • Led the design of a Robot Operating System (ROS) interface using an iPad to help robot technicians execute, monitor, manage and store all 3d print projects. Crafted all user flow, design & prototyping.
    • Rebranded the company’s identity and visual language to elevate company image.
    • Redesigned company website, print collateral and pitch decks to create a consistent look.
    • Coordinated with the marketing manager to create all marketing assets with a consistent tone.
    • Managed multiple roles at the start of the company in design, photography, videography, marketing, operations, facilities, HR and executive assistant.
    Technologies: Jira, Premiere CC, Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, InDesign CC, Sketch App, InVision, Microsoft Office 365
  • Senior Graphic Designer
    2006 - PRESENT
    Crooz Media
    • Designing the highest converting email creatives for LASIK Vision Institute for six years.
    • Developed several successful brand development projects for local clients in North Idaho.
    • Led multiple website projects from discovery, wireframing, design and launch.
    • Developed a passion project called Historik, working through every aspect of the idea and business.
    • Won half a dozen awards from the American Advertising Federation for branding, advertising assets, and website design.
    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
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Photoshop CC

Location

Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States

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