My Resume

Employment

Simpeo

Senior UX Engineer

Oct 2018 – Jan 2019 Remote: Cookeville, TN
  • Built React component library with TypeScript & Styled Components, consumed by internal codebases via NPM
  • Documented component design patterns in React Storybook while also using Figma to maintain design assets
  • Collaborated with designers on pixel perfect components and templates for marketing website in Gatsby JS, integrated internationalization, and developed custom blog feature with MDX (enabling JSX components inside Markdown) and GraphQL
  • Executed modern CSS (grid, flexbox, feature queries) and collaborated with other developers via Git
Regions Bank

Interaction Designer

Feb 2016 – Oct 2018 Remote: Cookeville, TN
  • Founded cross-functional design system team, responsible for cross-platform UI patterns to govern standards, eliminate inconstancy, and reduce inefficiency
  • Maintained Sketch & InVision DSM assets for designers, developed front-end components by extending Bootstrap with WCAG 2.0 AA compliant HTML & CSS
  • Design tooling expert, assisted designers with Sketch, InVision, Studio, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, VS Code
  • Designed and implemented responsive product page templates for Sitecore CMS where traffic currently exceeds over one million page views per month
  • Hybrid design lead/product owner for regions.com—collaborated with business lines, defined feature roadmap and user stories for SAFe® agile development team
  • Self-directed in managing vendor relationships, advocating for the adoption of industry best practices, and fostering a culture of enthusiasm for good design
  • Joined in-house UX team as remote employee after 3+ years of leading design initiatives for Regions as client at EY Intuitive—traveled quarterly to Birmingham, AL for meetings
Southern Company

Interaction Designer

Jun 2015 – Feb 2016 Atlanta, GA
  • Led UX/UI design, defined features for business stakeholders, and wrote semantic HTML & CSS in Angular codebase for the Georgia Power Land Information Management System
  • Collaborated with external agency on re-design of Georgia Power customer bill-pay experience
  • Self-directed in assisting developers with design guidance and graphics support
EY-Intuitive

User Experience Designer

Aug 2011 – May 2015 Philadelphia, PA
  • Produced wireframes, interactive prototypes, and user research reports for finical institutions and pharmaceutical companies, visited clients in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, and San Jose
  • Designed responsive, web-based applications and mobile/tablet apps
  • Actively engaged in projects beyond client work that garnered multiple awards and press publications
  • Self-directed in attending and speaking at conferences—actively engaged in professional development by attending workshops like Edward Tufte's "Presenting Data and Information"
  • Joined after graduating from Georgia Tech and and worked as a remote employee for the last year of my tenure
Turner Sports

Broadcast Design Intern

Aug 2010 – Mar 2011 Atlanta, GA
  • Designed microphone flags and studio set graphics for televised NCAA March Madness tournament—work seen on TBS, TNT, NBA TV, TruTV, and CBS
  • Created on-air graphics for Turner's NBA & MLB coverage
  • Crafted illustrations for court-side banner graphic for NBA arenas throughout the country
  • Provided motion design and video editing for NBA TV analyst and former Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Steve Smith
Turner Studios

Creative Services Intern

Spring 2009 Atlanta, GA
  • Shadowed 2D Flash and 3D Maya animators
  • Assisted in match-moving camera shots with Boujou for Cartoon Network's movie, Ben 10: Alien Swarm
  • Learned about the entertainment industry’s design and production process
Turner Broadcasting

Carpentry Intern

Summer 2008 & 2009 Atlanta, GA
  • Hand built and installed custom designed desks, tables, cabinets, and technical millwork for control rooms and editing suites for CNN and Turner Studios
  • Assisted in the constriction and installation of 20 foot wide, curved CNN newsroom supervisor desk as seen on national broadcasts
  • Developed meticulous attention to detail and "fit & finish"
Georgia Institute of Technology

Resident Advisor

Fall 2008 Atlanta, GA
  • Fostered community among undergraduate residents and led enrichment activities and provided resources to guide residents to academic and personal success

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S. in Industrial Design with Honor

2007 – 2011 Atlanta, GA
  • Awarded 2011 Outstanding Design Performance by the School of Industrial Design
  • Student Member, Georgia Tech Visual Identity Committee
  • Art Director, Georgia Tech Chapter of Industrial Designers Society of America
  • Student Member, Industrial Designers Society of America
  • Student Leader, Industrial Designers Society of America Atlanta Design Outreach
Savannah College of Art and Design

Typography & Information Design Studies

Fall 2010, Spring 2011 Atlanta, GA
  • Cross-registered courses while enrolled at Georgia Tech
  • Studied typography and information design with Barry Roseman, B.F.A., M.F.A.

Freelance Work

Occasionally, I consult with companies and organizations that want to create new or improve existing digital experiences. Some of my past projects have been working on websites, apps, user research, product roadmaps, and frontend development. Please visit my website — andrewharvard.com — for a full list of past work.

Cohesive Whole

Visual Designer

2018 Philadelphia, PA
  • Executed conceptual art direction for Oakley advertising campaigns that supported 2016 Rio Olympics
  • Re-imagined visual merchandising and store layout for Björn Borg and collaborated with Industrial Designer to create 3D renderings
Riveting Communications

Front End Designer & Developer

2016 New York, NY
  • Collaborated with Meredith Broussard, Assistant Professor at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
  • Designed UX/UI and developed HTML & CSS for a data journalism tool powered by artificial intelligence that detects and investigates potential campaign finance fraud
Trion Interactive

Visual Designer

2015 New York, NY
  • Designed atomic UI components and patterns for a self-service portal that manages mobile marketing video content
Blue Blaze Associates

User Experience Designer

2014 Newark, DE
  • Provided wireframes and visual designs for a meal-planning app for patients recovering from weight-loss surgery
Tie Consulting

User Experience Designer

2014 Fair Haven, NJ
  • Delivered wireframes that conceptualized the UX of a new pharmaceutical sales feature, designed within constraints of existing iPad app
Curtius Technologies, Inc.

Graphic Designer

2011 – 2013 Marietta, GA
  • Designed banners and brochures for industry trade show
United Distributors

Graphic Designer

2011 – 2013 Atlanta, GA
  • Designed menus, banners, and promotional materials for restaurants, festivals, and events
CNN

Graphic Designer

Summer 2011 Atlanta, GA
  • Contracted with the CNN to design on-air graphics for nationally televised broadcasts
  • Quick turnarounds for infographics requested from producers and writers
Sidekick Solutions

Motion Designer

2009 – 2010 Atlanta, GA
  • Executed motion-graphic designs in Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4D based on static Photoshop comps
Paper Tiger

Motion Designer

2010 Atlanta, GA
  • Created tutorial videos, designed motion graphics, and video editing
8ight

Graphic Designer

2009 – 2010 Atlanta, GA
  • Re-imagined brand, created new visual identity, new logo and branding guidelines
  • Applied rebrand to company’s print materials

Media Appearances

“An App To Redesign How We Vote”

2014

Shaunacy Ferro at FastCoDesign.com reported on Intuitive Company’s app Intuitive Voting. As one of three UX designers on the project, I collaborated with a small interdisciplinary group of coworkers to design an innovative voting system. Our work was awarded first place in the corporate category of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s Voting Design Competition.

"Traveling? Track Every Step Of Your Trip In One Simple App"

2013

By invitation from FastCoDesign.com, my associate Rob Tannen organized and reported on a design project for their travel series Terminal Velocity. Rob, myself, and two other Intuitive Company designers conceptualized an app that continuously consolidates and displays information that is relevant to users’ planned trips.

Speaking Engagements

"Intuitive Voting - A Panel on Designing the Future of Elections"

2015

Panel Presentation at Philly Tech Week

"Digital Prototyping with Adobe Muse"

2015

Presentation at Intuitive Company's Design Talk

"Form Follows Content: Designing for Results Across All Shapes and Sizes"

2014

Presentation at the Intelligent Content Conference

"Form Follows Content: Designing for Results Across All Shapes and Sizes"

2014

Presentation at Intuitive Company’s Inspire Series