Stewart Pressney, Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Stewart Pressney

Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Member since July 29, 2017
Stewart has developed an award-winning design and prototyping workflow proven successful in healthcare, education, and eCommerce. His work has guided numerous startups as they enter the market, enabled multiple small businesses to transform, and helped publicly traded companies pivot toward a brighter future.
Stewart is now available for hire

Employment

  • Web and Technical Content Developer

    2020 - 2021
    Altium
    • Designed and developed education.upverter.com to help schools teach STEM courses in their remote classrooms.
    • Designed and developed the upverter.com marketing page to help rebrand and pivot the web-based CAD tool. After pivoting and launching the upverter.com campaign and rebrand, the tool saw a 500% increase in top-funnel conversions.
    • Managed and mentored groups of students—design and digital marketing interns—on a semesterly basis, up to two team members at once.
    • Rolled out to over 2000 students in the USA, Canada, the UK, and India within three months of launching the education.upverter.com program.
    • Won two gold awards at the Stevie American business awards within six months of launching the education.upverter.com program.
    Technologies: Agile UX, Sketch, Figma, Branding, Art Direction, Content Management Systems (CMS), Social Marketing, Magento, Web App Design
  • Shopify Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Emily Carr University of Art and Design
    • Developed an Etsy-like marketplace for a student art sale platform.
    • Sold over $40,000+ in the first seven days of sale.
    • Onboarded 200+ users onto the platform and organized 600+ artworks using a tag method.
    • Worked as Shopify developer and UX consultant on the project, being the sole practitioner from conception through completion of the sale.
    Technologies: Shopify, Figma

Other Experience

  • A/B Testing UX for Component-based Frameworks (Publication)
    UI components are about modularity and reusability. A/B testing can be employed very effectively during a lean product development process to test components that make up an application’s UI.
  • Experience Is Everything – The Ultimate UX Guide (Publication)
    UX design attempts to deliver the right solution, in the right way, at the right time and delight people when they use a product. This comprehensive UX guide walks through the various methods, tools, and techniques that make up the process.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Interaction Design
    2012 - 2016
    Emily Carr University of Art & Design - Vancouver, BC, Canada

Certifications

  • Web Development Bootcamp
    JANUARY 2018 - PRESENT
    Lighthouse Labs Coding School
  • Web Development Essentials
    JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    Lighthouse Labs Coding School

Experience

Location

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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