Darrell Estabrook, Designer in Richmond, VA, United States
Darrell Estabrook

Designer in Richmond, VA, United States

Member since November 29, 2018
Darrell has over 20 years of experience designing engaging and productive apps for customers and business employees. He's spent the last two years leading the design for a mobile enterprise app that replaced a legacy, paper-based process for a national auto retailer. He specializes in turning big-picture thinking into practical visual experiences. His creative, purpose-driven design approach helps guide business leaders to realize their vision.
Darrell is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Principle UX Designer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Subcontractor at Guidea
    • Designed a Fortune 50 company's mobile product from the ground up which helped field technicians and inspectors complete industrial work orders. The platform extends to other large-scale labor that needs mobile data (warehouses, infrastructure, etc.).
    • Created an all-new enterprise mobile design system supporting rugged environments and heavy data display in an easy-to-read experience (Same Fortune 50 company, above).
    • Led various enterprise designers (working on multiple products) through regular team and one-on-one critique sessions to strengthen individual skill and overall product suite usability. (Same Fortune 50 company, above).
    • Collaborated with multiple development teams across multiple countries to clarify UX design intent and design for new technical requirements as they arose. (Same Fortune 50 company, above).
    Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Prototyping, UX Design, Design Systems, Enterprise
  • Design Lead

    1999 - 2018
    SingleStone
    • Designed an enterprise productivity app to replace a paper-based process for a national auto retailer's 150 locations. This removed data entry errors and increased number of vehicles processed.
    • Crafted a mobile experience for state-wide energy customers to monitor their home energy usage and lower energy production loads.
    • Created an enterprise dashboard design for the executives of a national insurance company. This increased the timeliness of reporting and increased the visibility of critical metrics.
    • Designed a dashboard and research tool for financial brokers for a national financial modeling company. This increased visibility in new content and decreased time to find relevant content.
    • Crafted a content management system of templates to support a 600-page website for a regional North Carolina hospital network. This reduced broken links and increased speed for patients to find content.
    • Designed a grade-entry system for statewide elementary teachers. This reduced data entry errors and teacher time to input data.
    • Grew, managed, and developed the experience design team for four years.
    Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Flinto, InVision, Sketch, Agile UX, Portal Design, Design Thinking, Enterprise Application Design, Product Design

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems
    1992 - 1996
    Ambassador University - Big Sandy, TX, USA

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Location

Richmond, VA, United States

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