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Emily Michels

Emily Michels

Designer
San Diego, CA, United States
Member since October 24, 2016
Emily has spent over seven years working in UI/UX and visual design—leading projects for several clients including Samsung, Thomson Reuters, SmartThings, Pizza Hut, etc. She's spent four years at Samsung as a lead designer for the IoT product, SmartThings. She is a user-centered thinker who places thoughtful care in her designs. Emily is experienced in web development, works well in a team, and is passionate about building beautiful products.
Emily is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • ClickPay
  • Pizza Hut
  • Samsung
  • Safety Check
  • Julius
  • HelloForm
Employment
  • Senior UI/UX Product Designer
    2017 - PRESENT
    Blockchain Security Startup
    • Worked as the lead product designer.
    • Collaborated with leadership and engineering.
    • Created the architecture and UI design for a mobile app.
    • Designed, while working with engineering, annotated user flows to demonstrate product features.
    • Designed interactive features, multiple field states, and the user interface screens for the app.
    • Created a brand style guide for the look and feel of the app.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Illustrator, Zeplin
  • UI/UX Product Designer
    2017 - PRESENT
    The Toronto Star
    • Created the new mobile app experience for browsing news stories. The app was designed for iOS and Android native platforms.
    • Performed user testing and refined the designs based on results.
    • Designed components and new product features for the main responsive website, TheStar.com.
    Technologies: Sketch, Principle, InVision, Zeplin
Education
  • Certificate of Completion in Adobe After Effects
    2016 - 2016
    roundpeg Training - San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Certificate of Completion in UX Design
    2015 - 2015
    General Assembly - San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Interactive Media
    2007 - 2011
    Art Institutes International - Minneapolis, MN, USA
Experience
  • Adobe Suite10 years
  • UI Design8 years
  • UX Design7 years
  • Product Design5 years
  • Mobile App Design5 years
  • Sketch4 years
  • iOS UI Design4 years
  • Google Material Design4 years
Tools
  • Sketch
San Diego, CA, United States
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