Geoff J Phillips, Designer in San Francisco, CA, United States
Geoff J Phillips

Designer in San Francisco, CA, United States

Member since May 26, 2020
Geoff is a seasoned design leader with 15+ years of multidisciplinary experience overseeing brand, product, marketing, and website initiatives. His expertise comprises design systems, UI, UX, IxD, IA, brand identity, and messaging. Companies he's worked for include Autodesk, Intuit, Kohler, Johnson & Johnson, LG, Motorola, Samsung, Sony, VF, and Volkswagen. In addition to exceptional communication, management, and presentation skills, Geoff is a fun, engaged, and collaborative colleague.
Geoff is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Design Director

    2017 - PRESENT
    Self-employed
    • Served as an independent leader and consultant, directing UX and brand identity projects for an array of agencies and companies, including Adobe, Awasu Design, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Linus, MapBox, Propane, Q Bio, and Zelle.
    • Led and presented campaign concepts for Zelle, the leader in P2P payments.
    • Oversaw design and client relations for the brand and website launch of Q Bio, an exciting new platform for measuring and assessing personal health over time.
    • Led a website overhaul and rebrand for financial services giant, Early Warning.
    • Art directed campaign visuals for Adobe's premium stock resource.
    • Spearheaded the rebrand and website redesign for SF/Arts, the premier informational resource for arts-related news and events in the San Francisco and the Bay Area.
    Technologies: InVision, Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Digital Brand Identity, Motion Design, Information Architecture (IA), Interaction Design (IxD), UI, UX, Design Systems, Branding
  • Design Director

    2011 - 2017
    MetaDesign
    • Managed teams consisting of designers, project managers, and strategists.
    • Presented design solutions and fostered client relations. Collaborated with international colleagues on global initiatives. Partnered with business development to pursue and win new work.
    • Oversaw major website redesigns for ABB, InFocus, Sony, and TrueFacet.
    • Led development of UX concepts and features for next-generation LG phones.
    • Directed UI/UX for a MENA region execution of Samsung's Smart TV interface.
    • Led the brand strategy and rebrand for the Ecos line of natural household products. Helped roll out the new brand in national stores, including Whole Foods Market and Walmart.
    Technologies: Strategy, Color Theory, Typography, Information Architecture (IA), Interaction Design (IxD), UI, UX, Branding, Motion Design, G Suite, Microsoft Office, Figma, InVision, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite

Education

  • Continuing Studies in Interaction Design
    2002 - 2005
    Stanford Extension - Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art and Design
    1992 - 1994
    University of California at Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Experience

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

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