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Dickon Kent

Dickon Kent

Designer
Santa Fe, NM, United States
Member since February 23, 2018
Dickon is a UX designer with a passion for business and marketing. He brings two decades of remote work experience developing web applications, digital marketing campaigns, and small and large-scale websites. For many years Dickon ran his own agency, building and designing projects for well-known brands such as Disney, OPI, Paramount Pictures, and the Television Academy. His award-winning work has been twice nominated for a Webby.
Dickon is now available for hire
Portfolio
Employment
  • Co-founder | Communications Director
    2012 - PRESENT
    MedReportGuard
    • Led the application design that increased admissions for domestic violence victims to the Family Justice center in Alameda County by 175%. Healthcare workers said that this was the most user-friendly application they have seen in the hospital environment. Also sourced and managed the development team; the system was built on the PHP framework Laravel.
    • Developed the web application user experience.
    • Built up the company brand.
    • Created a presentation using Keynote and Adobe CS tools.
    • Developed the UX and visual design for the California state-mandated e923 Sexual Assault form. Also sourced and directed the illustrator concerning the body images. Managed a small design team to implement the final design.
    Technologies: Sketch, Adobe CS, WordPress, Git, Help Scout, WalkMe
  • President | Founder
    2004 - 2018
    dsire
    • Led the redesign of OPI.com twice over the course of a multi-year relationship with the client. Modified the UX of a Drupal content site in preparation for a major Amazon integration. The first redesign increased OPI's "Digital IQ" by 54% in 2015 as ranked by L2, Inc.
    • Designed a web application platform for CreativeStartups.org that streamlined the workflow of running their startup accelerator programs around the world.
    • Conceptualized, designed, and managed development teams for Paramount Pictures digital marketing efforts on over 50 motion picture marketing campaigns. This included websites, social media campaigns/applications, banner advertising, and integration of third-party platforms for video streaming and ticket sales. All told, I’ve worked with Paramount on movies that have garnered 1,047 award nominations and taken home 418 individual honors, including ten Oscars in about as many years.
    • Conceived and designed a fully integrated custom content management system for the STX Entertainment movie catalog currently in use in the USA and UK markets. Managed the design team who created the front-end design developed from the UX that I created. Provided ongoing creative assistance and site updates for new movie releases.
    • Led the UX and visual design for the Television Academy Nominations platform.
    • Led the redesign and rebuild of Emmys.com.
    • Created the front-end display for Paramount International's analytics platform.
    • Conceptualized and designed numerous projects and marketing pitches for movie studios including Fox Movies, Disney, Warner Brothers, NBC Universal, Starz, Miramax, and The Hallmark Channel.
    Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Teamwork, Xero, InVision, Workamajig, Git, JiRA, ScreenFlow, Adobe Media Encoder, Handbrake, DoubleClick Studio
Experience
  • Digital Design20 years
  • User Experience (UX)20 years
  • Business18 years
  • Digital Creative Direction18 years
  • Adobe Suite18 years
  • Digital Marketing12 years
  • InVision5 years
  • Sketch4 years
Tools
  • Sketch
  • InVision
Santa Fe, NM, United States
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