Christine Walker

Christine Walker

Designer
Atlanta, GA, United States
Member since January 15, 2018
For over the past two decades, Christine has helped startups and Fortune 100 companies with award-winning designs. Her broad range of skills allows her to collaborate within cross-functional teams throughout all stages of a project to execute on a client's vision. Christine's biggest strength is in the integration between design research, brand experience, and design strategy for SaaS and web-based products and services.
Christine is now available for hire
Portfolio
Digital Design
  • Adinia
  • Holistic Blends
  • APPO
  • Lifie
  • Symmetrics Group
  • Think60
Employment
  • Founder
    2014 - PRESENT
    Verse Brand Strategy
    • Dynamically ideated, planned, and designed innovative ideas to assist founders and CEOs to develop or level up new products and brands using design thinking and lean methodologies.
    • Hired, coordinated, and collaborated with cross-disciplinary teams to sell, scope, plan and execute nearly 100 clients with their design experiences.
    • Coordinated and presented proposals, budgets, briefs, timelines, and projects to clients, stakeholders, and executive teams.
    • Planned, conducted, and facilitated discovery workshops and research to assist with the innovation and validation of new products and branded experiences using design thinking and agile methodologies.
    • Integrated information, data, and critical thinking into relevant and actionable insights, strategies, and roadmaps to design brands, products, and designed experiences.
    • Led the conceptualization, wireframing, and design of branded experiences using human-centered visual, UX, and UI tools, processes, and methodologies.
    Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, InVision, Google Docs, PowerPoint, Microsoft Suite
  • Design Strategist
    2018 - 2019
    352, Inc.
    • Solved complex business challenges by applying lean and sprint-based methodologies through workshop facilitation, user research, insights sharing, prototyping and testing, positioning and go-to-market strategies.
    • Defined and created roadmaps that guided the execution of innovative strategies for new business opportunities or customer experiences.
    • Planned and conducted primary and secondary research including, but not limited to, script writing, recruitment, stakeholder interviews, workshop facilitation, and qualitative/quantitative data distillation.
    • Crafted and developed insight-driven personas, journey maps, strategic frameworks, prototypes, wireframes, and iterative testing.
    • Made recommendations to clients and project teams based on a balance of desirability, feasibility, and viability of new market opportunities for startups and Fortune 500 companies.
    Technologies: Airtable, Keynote, Google Docs, Figma, Slack
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
    1996 - 2000
    State University of New York at Fredonia - Fredonia, NY, USA
Certifications
  • Product Management
    AUGUST 2018 - PRESENT
    Udemy, Inc.
Experience
  • Design Thinking18 years
  • Branding15 years
  • Design Strategy10 years
  • SaaS Design5 years
  • UX Research5 years
  • Product Strategy5 years
  • User Research5 years
  • Product Design5 years

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States

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