Katherine Windley

Katherine Windley

Santa Barbara, United States
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Katherine Windley

Katherine Windley

UX/UI Designer
Santa Barbara, United States
Member since October 22, 2015
Katherine is the Co-founder and Design Director of Finesse.io, an early-stage start-up. She has over 10 years of experience as a Senior Designer at companies like Uber Digital and Condé Nast, where she redesigned GQ.com and Glamour. Katherine uses a variety of tools to make working prototypes and works well with teams of all sizes as a strong communicator. Her work includes a wide range of projects, from online publishing to eCommerce.
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Employment
  • Co-Founder, Design Director
    Finesse.io (Start-Up in Stealth Mode)
    2014 - PRESENT
    • Designed a tool that web designers and developers can use to work on front-end code for live websites.
    • Created wireframes and the UX of the dashboard, where users can create and manage projects.
    • Designed the UI for the IDE, where the user can manage files, write and edit code, and commit their work.
    • Worked on the UX/UI design of the marketing site to introduce the product and get users to sign up.
    Technologies: Finesse, Sketch
  • Senior UX Designer (Freelance)
    AKQA San Francisco
    2015 - 2015
    • Created concepts and designed a new fit guide for the Levi's and Dockers websites to improve discoverability of styles and increase sales.
    • Developed the wireframes and UX for a one-click checkout system on Levi's website.
    • Designed the UX and key templates for the eCommerce site, including the Category, Subcategory, and Product Pages.
    • Used Sketch, Invision, and CodePen to make HTML/CSS prototypes.
    • Worked individually and led many client meetings.
    Technologies: Invision, Sketch, CSS, HTML
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Graphic Design
    Wanganui School of Design - New Zealand
    2000 - 2003
Experience
  • Adobe Photoshop13 years
  • Typography12 years
  • CSS12 years
  • User Interface (UI)12 years
  • Branding12 years
  • User Experience (UX)5 years
  • InVision2 years
  • Sketch2 years
Tools
  • InVision
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Sketch
Santa Barbara, United States
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