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David Bond

David Bond

Designer
Seattle, WA, United States
Member since August 5, 2017
David has worked as a UX designer for the past eight years. In that time, he's worked with large companies (5,000+ employees) and small companies (less than ten employees) on a variety of projects from eCommerce to education. He recently has led the design for a startup that was acquired by one of America's most well-respected brands.
David is now available for hire
Portfolio
Employment
  • Senior UX Designer
    2015 - 2017
    Ranku, Inc.
    • Improved the conversion and usability of multiple online degree marketplaces for nonprofit state universities. This allowed them to better compete with for-profit colleges and increase their enrollment numbers.
    • Increased university application completion rates by designing a user-centered college application that minimizes the frustration often associated with lengthy web forms.
    • Increased the efficiency and usability of university personnel by designing a tailor-made CMS for online higher education marketplaces. The CMS allowed them to streamline their process for updating online course information and publish immediate updates.
    • Improved the university personnel’s comprehension of complex web analytics by designing a simple reporting dashboard with high-level metrics and explanations of data most pertinent to them, thereby allowing them the ability to make more informed decisions about their degree programs.
    • Worked with developers to increase the internal company efficiency by designing a system for Ranku employees to easily make minor updates to the website and product without needing to utilize development resources.
    Technologies: InVision, Photoshop, Webflow, Airtable, Slack, OmniFocus
  • UX Designer
    2011 - 2015
    Zappos.com
    • Led the design for a new product page—leading to a dramatic rise in customer conversion.
    • Created an internal Zappos UX website to help evangelize UX to the entire company.
    • Worked with our counterparts at Amazon to help with a redesign of our checkout experience.
    • Led the design for a suite of internal dashboards to deliver data faster to all business units.
    • Worked with key stakeholders to help define customer segments for a new strategic direction.
    • Conducted usability tests and participated in customer field studies.
    • Led an effort to redefine a company-wide style guide.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Photoshop, Webflow, Axure
Education
  • Master's degree in Information and Communication Science
    2010 - 2011
    Ball State University - Muncie, IN, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism
    2006 - 2010
    Ball State University - Muncie, IN, USA
Experience
  • Adobe Photoshop14 years
  • User Interface (UI)8 years
  • Usability Testing8 years
  • User Experience (UX)8 years
  • Axure RP Pro6 years
  • Responsive Web Design (RWD)6 years
  • Rapid Prototyping5 years
  • Sketch4 years
Tools
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Axure RP Pro
  • Sketch
Seattle, WA, United States
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