Kaylin Kudla, Designer in San Francisco, CA, United States
Kaylin Kudla

Designer in San Francisco, CA, United States

Member since February 29, 2016
Kaylin is a senior design professional who specializes in crafting award-winning solutions for global brands and the people who matter to them. She brings a hands-on approach to managing cross-functional teams, collaborating with clients, and bringing creative concepts to life.
Kaylin is now available for hire

Employment

  • Product Design Manager

    2017 - PRESENT
    WarnerMedia
    • Led the product design team responsible for WarnerMedia video streaming services Crunchyroll & VRV on the web, mobile, and TV platforms.
    • Worked with product and engineering and other cross-functional partners to drive design vision and strategy. Helped turn business objectives into customer-centered problems and steered team strategy.
    • Met regularly with designers, product, and engineering to provide and gather feedback on project progress.
    • Translated strategic goals into actionable priorities, resource planning, and execution.
    • Conducted user research to validate user insights from stakeholders and subject matter experts as well as uncover additional user needs.
    • Cultivated positive relationships with executives and peers across the organization to ensure alignment and delivery of a holistic end-to-end user experience.
    • Collaborated with design leadership to evolve our process, tools and systems to ensure we’re creating great, consistent work.
    • Coached and mentored designers on both soft and hard skills to help them develop and achieve their career goals.
    Technologies: Design Thinking, Product Design, Research, Adobe Applications, Jira, InVision, Abstracts, Zeplin, Sketch
  • Lead Designer and User Experience Manager

    2015 - 2016
    Jumpshot, Inc.
    • Led design and user experience across multiple large, fast-paced projects for an international big data company.
    • Analyzed market trends and competitors, creating value proposals that improve overall design quality.
    • Consulted with customers to identify current pain points and future opportunities for product development.
    • Hired and managed an international team of designers in their daily responsibilities, mentoring them and providing daily feedback.
    • Established identity guide, core messaging, and branding standards for company and product.
    • Created high-fidelity interactive prototypes and wireframes.
    • Contributed to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product team.
    Technologies: Google Docs, Scrum, Justinmind, InVision, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Interactive Media Design
    2007 - 2011
    Art Institute of Phoenix - Phoenix, Arizona

Experience

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

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