Patrick Grizzard, Designer in New York, NY, United States
Patrick Grizzard

Designer in New York, NY, United States

Member since July 15, 2019
Patrick is a designer, storyteller, and problem solver with decades of agency and product experience, including two years as the director of UX at kbs+. As a full-stack UX designer, he studies behavior to understand intent and transform it into useful, usable, and meaningful experiences. That means researching customer needs and business objectives, synthesizing data- and insight-driven solutions, and iteratively designing and validating those solutions at increasing levels of fidelity.
Patrick is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Experience Strategist | UX Designer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Led user research, experience strategy, user flows, wireframing, and prototyping for agencies and startups like Sapient_Razorfish, Code & Theory, and Gilt.
    • Managed and mentored teams of UX and visual designers, content strategists, and copywriters.
    • Worked on key projects including Marcel, an AI-driven conversational UI platform for Publicis Groupe; a responsive eCommerce site for Motel6; interactive TV concept for Panasonic; and web experience for the Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, DC.
    Technologies: Heuristic Analysis, Dashboard Design, Android App Design, iOS App Design, User Journeys, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Protoyping, Trello, Zeplin, Information Architecture (IA), Museums & Exhibits, Design Systems, Pattern Libraries, UI Design, UX Design, Experience Strategy, Design Research, Responsive Design, Writing & Editing, Interaction Design (IxD), Treejack, OptimalSort, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Principle, Figma
  • Director, UX Design

    2015 - 2016
    kbs+
    • Managed and mentored a team of eight full-time UX designers and multiple freelancers.
    • Restructured UX design methodology to create a process that was user-centered, lean, and insight-data-driven. Collaborated with discipline leads from across the organization to evangelize and implement this new approach.
    • Led multidisciplinary teams of designers, developers, and strategists on projects for major technology, automotive, and CPG clients.
    Technologies: Heuristic Analysis, Android App Design, iOS App Design, User Journeys, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Protoyping, Information Architecture (IA), Design Systems, Pattern Libraries, UX Design, Experience Strategy, Design Research, Responsive Design, Writing & Editing, Interaction Design (IxD), Usertesting.com, Treejack, OptimalSort, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch

Education

  • Master of Professional Studies degree in Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP)
    2008 - 2010
    New York University - New York, NY
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in History, English
    1992 - 1996
    University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA

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New York, NY, United States

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