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Marise Phillips | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 3, 2008

Marise Phillips

Interaction Design Czarina
   United States
  |   Alameda, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $100

Web/product design strategist and interaction design practitioner with passion for creating useful interfaces employing person-centered design methodologies.

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Skills (9)

Tested
Functional Specification
Wireframes in Visio/Omnigraffle
Technical Writing
Microsoft PowerPoint
Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Fireworks

Service Description

My strengths are design communication and design decision-making. Success with any interface I create is ultimately dependent on how clearly and effectively it is communicated to those who will review, approve and/or implement it. And the process of arriving on a successful design depends on a million tiny but effective decisions along the way. These are the things I love to do most, and have the greatest confidence in my ability to influence successful outcomes.

My leadership responsibilities in the field of user experience design reach back to 1996, when I first managed web designers and producers. In addition to day-to-day managerial responsibilities, I have gained expertise in facilitating brainstorm sessions, critiques and coaching team members on how to communicate and defend their design choices. Over the past few years, the leadership opportunities I've pursued have led me to a much more acute awareness of the contribution that a strong user experience lead can make to the success of a company.

As a user-centered design practitioner, I have an arsenal of tools at my disposal. In addition to heuristic reviews, I facilitate surveys, focus groups and usability research, conduct informational interviews and contextual studies. I analyze usage data and present recommendations. I create process flow diagrams, wireframe page schematics annotated with detailed functional requirements, pixel-specific visual design specifications, web-ready graphics and, if necessary,...

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Education

University of California, Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts, Dramatic Art and Comparative Literature
1986 - 1992

Keywords

interface design
information architecture
usability
product design
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