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Marek B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 23, 2015

Marek B.

Professional UX Designer & Technical Writer
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA
  |  4:11 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

HIGHLIGHTS

• 10+ years professional experience in Entertainment, IT, Aerospace and Consumer Products industries.

• Expert in Balsamiq, Axure, Keynote, Visio, Omnigraffle and InVision, which have been used to create rapid prototypes, low- and high-fidelity wireframes, personas, mental models, sitemaps and process flows.

• Strong background in designing user journeys for native mobile apps, web sites (both marketing and eCommerce) and online training.

• In-depth knowledge of web site and mobile app functionalities, interactions, usability...

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Feb 27, 2014|User Guides & Manuals|$493|Working
Jun 20, 2013|Technical Writing|$8,890|Working
Apr 16, 2013|Technical Writing|$877|Working
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Apr 5, 2013|User Guides & Manuals|$3,502|Completed
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Skills (14)

Tested
User Experience Design
Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Balsamiq
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Linux System Administration
Mac OSX Administration
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Omnigraffle
Google Analytics
Microsoft Visio
Editing
Adobe Photoshop CS6
Adobe Acrobat
Windows Administration

Service Description

UX Design and Technical Communications Consultant
2006 – Present
Greater Los Angeles Area

Client Snapshot: Activision, Allscripts, AT&T RingCentral, Carbonite, Chuck E. Cheese’s, CSC, Dell, Experian Simmons, Guthy-Renker (Proactiv), Johnson & Johnson, Lexus, Liberty Mutual, LogMeIn, Rovicorp, See's Candy, Souplantation, TD Bank, Ticketmaster, True Religion Brand Jeans, US Army

* Created the foundations for web and mobile applications, including process flows, personas, mental models, low- and high-fidelity wireframes and prototypes.
* Designed user experiences for marketing web sites and online stores, which were optimized for search engines, lead-generation and conversions.
* Introduced Lean UX principles, tactics and techniques to product development teams.
* Authored user manuals, developer’s guides, presentations, web copy and technical whitepapers for numerous digital communication, media, software development, and information technology companies.

Lead UX Designer
Colony Logic
2013 – 2015
Greater Los Angeles Area

* Created low-fi sketches, low-fidelity wireframes and high-fidelity wireframes featuring detailed annotations to establish principle direction.
* Created interactive prototypes that facilitated an iterative design feedback process.
* Authored thorough design specifications and business requirement documentation.
* Collaborated closely with project managers, product managers, development leads and other designers.

Technical Publications Manager
Aspera,...

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Employment

Talus Labs
Lead UX Designer
2013 - Present
Freelance
UX and Technical Writing Consultant
2006 - Present
Aspera, Inc.
Technical Publications Manager
2010 - 2013
Honeywell Aerospace
Performance Analysis Engineer
2004 - 2006
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Technical Writer (Product Development)
2002 - 2004

Education

UCLA
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
1998 - 2004

Keywords

technical writer
technical writing
user guide
online help
wireframes
omnigraffle
balsamiq
api documentation
ux
user experience
invision
bootstrap
responsive
dita
microsoft word
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