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

Designer in Tacoma, WA, United States

Member since February 10, 2017
Darcie is a user experience architect who has helped define and develop multiple greenfield digital products for enterprise organizations as well as worked with numerous startups and founders through all stages of growth and business development. She relies on design thinking and human-centered approaches while working in agile iterative processes.
Darcie is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • User Experience Practice Lead

    2018 - 2020
    Red Hat, Open Innovation Labs
    • Served as engagement lead on remote and traveling teams for public sector engagements with a focus on DevOps culture, agile methodologies, and cloud-native processes.
    • Drove user experience design of software applications plus various internal and external design initiatives including conferences.
    • Worked directly with customers for enablement on software development best practices with a focus on open culture and open technology.
    Technologies: Agile Transformation, Product Design, UX Leadership, Open Source, Design Thinking, Agile
  • Principal 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.
    • Led projects plus managed resourcing and scheduling, workshop facilitation, design thinking, creative strategy, user research, 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: Google Docs, Slack, CSS, HTML, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Axure, InVision, Sketch

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

Tacoma, WA, United States

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