Margo Lunsford, Designer in Houston, TX, United States
Margo Lunsford

Designer in Houston, TX, United States

Member since April 27, 2020
For over 13 years, Margo has been making a difference in the world through effective design. The power of visual design and design research is what gets her up in the morning. She stays current learning user-centered design principles and design trends through design workshops, research, testing, and online resources. She loves to work with people that share her values in design, take risks in trying something new, and who are willing to put themselves out there.
Margo is now available for hire

Employment

  • Design Director

    2020 - PRESENT
    Mutual Mobile
    • Led user experience design research strategies for clients and internal teams.
    • Provided information architecture mapping and rapid wireframing for application, app, web, and software designs.
    • Strategically leveraged client branding into digital spaces for digital transformation initiatives.
    • Scheduled, reviewed, and provided feedback to junior designers overseas and statewide.
    • Ensured best user experience practices were applied throughout all design projects.
    Technologies: Figma, Miro, Mural, Sketch, XD, InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, Google Suite, Slack, Zoom
  • Art Director

    2019 - 2020
    BrandExtract
    • Generated clear ideas and concepts in tandem with the copywriter.
    • Designed and facilitated branding workshops with clients.
    • Participated in UX workshops and rapid prototyping.
    • Produced sketches and storyboards roughs to visualize ideas.
    • Understood marketing initiatives, strategic positioning, and target audience.
    • Cooperated with the rest of the creative team across different types of media.
    • Took work from concept to final execution within deadlines.
    • Managed and delegated responsibilities to other designers and provided directions.
    • Presented research, insights, and concept ideas to clients and team members.
    • Stayed on top of all trends and maintained best practices.
    Technologies: Adobe XD, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

Education

  • Certificate of completion in Creative Writing
    2019 - 2019
    Women’s Institute of Houston - Houston, TX
  • Certificate of completion in Concepting, Advertising, and Digital Arts
    2011 - 2013
    Houston School of Advertising - Houston, TX
  • Certification of completion in Management, EmPowered Leadership
    2012 - 2012
    University of Houston - Houston, TX
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
    2002 - 2005
    Art Institute of Houston - Houston, TX

Certifications

  • UX Design Techniques
    DECEMBER 2013 - PRESENT
    LinkedIn Learning, Lynda.com
  • Foundations of UX: Prototyping
    DECEMBER 2013 - PRESENT
    LinkedIn Learning, Lynda.com
  • Foundations of UX: User Testing
    NOVEMBER 2013 - PRESENT
    LinkedIn Learning, Lynda.com

Experience

Location

Houston, TX, United States

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