Sean Schraeder, Designer in Chicago, IL, United States
Sean Schraeder

Designer in Chicago, IL, United States

Member since July 19, 2018
With over 10 years of professional experience designing solutions for people and industries including healthcare, finance, eCommerce, B2B, non-profit, and education, Sean empathizes with both the end user and other members of a project including stakeholders and developers. His approach includes implementing lean design systems and processes that promote best practices in an efficient, data-informed manner.
Sean is now available for hire

Employment

  • Designer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Designed solutions for global brands such as McDonalds, United Airlines, Microsoft, and Loreal.
    • Facilitated design workshops, stakeholder interviews, and user and market research.
    • Took projects from early conceptual phases all the way through to design, concept validation, development, and market launch.
    • Created deliverables such as wireframes, sitemaps, user flows, service blueprints, interactive prototypes, reports, and presentations.
    • Helped define strategic approach and objectives of projects including budget and scope, KPIs, and other success indicators.
    Technologies: Figma, Sketch, Axure, Photoshop, User Testing, Abstract, HotJar, Google Analytics
  • Lead UX Designer

    2018 - 2019
    Elevate Digital Commerce
    • Worked with clients such as Loreal on several of their brands to better represent inclusive design and roll out their next-generation design system.
    • Led UX design practice, responsible for all user research and deliverables.
    • Worked closely with clients to identify business opportunities and goals.
    • Prepared and presented insight-driven strategic direction based on user research, analytics, and industry trends.
    • Researched and implemented solutions in emerging technologies such as augmented reality and conversational UI.
    Technologies: Shopify, Sketch, Abstract, HotJar, Google Analytics

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Logistics
    2001 - 2006
    The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH

Certifications

  • Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner
    APRIL 2020 - PRESENT
    IBM

Experience

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

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