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Chris Whalen

Chris Whalen

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
  • 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
  • Co-Founder | Senior UX Designer
    2016 - 2017
    • Managed and was responsible for all UX/UI design, identity, branding, and website design.
    • Designed an iOS kiosk-based fish-pairing app for brick-and-mortar stores like Petco and PetSmart; also developed the identity, user flow, UX, UI, and prototype design.
    • Assisted a multimillion-dollar startup with a rapid onboarding rollout project to replace their current manual onboarding process with a ten-times better onboarding solution within a 30-day deadline.
    • Created a working prototype for a multiple-dashboard system that allowed reps, moderators, and merchants to manage leads, merchants, and offers in a seamless interface; used Webflow.
    • Partnered with a new CRM startup that was looking to improve the way that users manage contacts; also designed the UI for both a desktop and iOS app.
    • Rebranded the new CRM startup to help position themselves as a tech-forward company.
    Technologies: Sketch App, InVision, Adobe CC Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, Webflow
  • Associate of Arts degree in 3D Animation and Graphic Design
    2002 - 2006
    Bellevue College - Bellevue, WA, USA
  • Visual Design15 years
  • UX Design11 years
  • Branding7 years
  • iPhone7 years
  • UI Design5 years
  • Sketch3 years
  • Protoyping3 years
  • InVision3 years
  • InVision
  • Sketch
Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States
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