About Kelly

About me

I am a product designer living and working in the San Francisco.

I grew up on the island of O'ahu, attended college at the University of Washington Seattle Campus (studying Human Centered Design and Engineering) and found myself in San Francisco for work.

I have worked on consumer and enterprise applications across adaptive web and native mobile applications.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Balsamiq, HTML, CSS

DESIGN EXPERIENCE

First Republic Bank User Experience Designer, DEC 2013 - PRESENT

Designed updates to the public site of First Republic Bank and worked with teams to envision future website and application changes.

  • Worked with internal and external teams to design and prototype possibilities for upcoming mobile and web banking applications.
  • Created flows, wireframes, and assets for testing and development.
  • Collaborated with Social Media to produce assets with the goal of promoting teamwork.

Vendavo, Inc. User Interface Designer, NOV 2011 – NOV 2013

Designed a mobile enterprise application targeting Sales Operatives and Managers. The purpose of the application is to provide pricing guidance and negotiation control to users.

  • Created wireframes and high fidelity mockups for testing and development.
  • Collaborated with team to improve user experience of mobile and web applications.
  • Performed and referenced user research to design and test new features.

Intuit, Inc. Interaction Design Intern, JUN 2011 – SEP 2011

Designed a new internal communication platform for “Design for Delight.” The purpose of the platform is to promote design thinking in Intuitʼs work culture.

  • Designed the siteʼs visual style and prepared visual assets.
  • Helped create wireframes for the communication platform.
  • Helped conduct user research to better define our problem space and audience needs.

KusoPop Volunteer Designer and Developer, FEB 2011 – JUL 2011

KusoPop is an up and coming name in the collectable vinyl figure market. They are connected to several big artists and industry leaders, such as Kidrobot.

  • Redesigned the product gallery and detail pages to improve visibility and scanning.
  • Integrated the KusoPop Tumblr account into the siteʼs blog feed.
  • Improved the siteʼs iOS experience.

EDUCATION

University of Washington, Seattle

Human Centered Design and Engineering — Human Computer Interaction

Bachelor of Science 2011, Department GPA: 3.6/4.0

My résumé can be downloaded here: PDF