Darcie G. Fitzpatrick, Designer in Aberdeen, WA, United States
Darcie G. Fitzpatrick

Designer in Aberdeen, WA, United States

Member since February 10, 2017
Darcie is a design leader with a couple decades of experience and a knack for building something out of nothing. She has a passion for user-centered methods and iterative Agile processes, an innate sense for business strategy, an affinity for customer-friendly journeys and intuitive user experiences, and an aesthetic eye for polished visual design. She facilitates the research, validation, direction, and branding of greenfield products.
Darcie is now available for hire

Employment

  • User Experience Practice Lead

    2018 - PRESENT
    Red Hat, Open Innovation Labs
    • Worked one-on-one with customers through digital transformation and enablement training while building open source software together.
    • Led user experience and product design efforts for greenfield software applications.
    • Led product design on a rebuild of OpenPracticeLibrary.com.
    Technologies: Transformation, Agile, Design Thinking, Open Source, Open Leadership, Cultural Change, Product Design
  • Principle Product Designer

    2016 - 2018
    Self-employed & Consulting
    • Worked with tech companies and startups to help validate and define user experience strategy, interface design and branding plus marketing needs—guiding collaboration, research, strategy, and full-stack product design execution.
    • Managed teams, led projects, and handled resourcing and scheduling, workshop facilitation, design thinking collaboration, creative strategy, user research, service design, concept development, digital marketing, UX design, prototyping and usability testing, print collateral, brand development, and web design.
    • Collaborated with clients including Byton, Roofus App, Bixel Exchange, The MLS, Humanity Studio, Aaron Brumer & Associates, FOX Broadcasting, VO|CO drink, and more.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Axure, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML, CSS, Slack, Google Docs

Other Experience

Education

  • Coursework in Production of Film & TV, Screenwriting, Motion Design
    2006 - 2007
    UCLA Extenstion - Los Angeles, CA
  • Certificate in Acting Technique & Scene Study
    2005 - 2006
    American Academy of Dramatic Arts - New York, NY
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications (Advertising and Graphic Design)
    1995 - 2001
    Washington State University - Pullman, WA

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Location

Aberdeen, WA, United States

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