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A little about me.

(Nope, not the tennis player, as you might have guessed by now). Surprising, I know.

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Stephanie Graf
UI/UX Designer & Front End Developer

Over 10 years of experience delivering tailored and conceptual solutions for responsive websites, mobile apps, and a wide range of other digital and print design projects.

Experience

2016-Present

UX/UI & Graphic Design Manager
Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Meet with departments to determine the scope of a project

 

Advise on strategies to reach a particular audience

 

Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas using various applications and HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery

 

Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders

 

Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback

 

Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

 

Integrate UX into Agile development practices as necessary

2006-Present

Founder & CEO
Lab:Grafik

Freelance design, illustration and art direction

2014-2016

UI Designer
Las Vegas Sands Corporation

Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience

 

Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering and development

 

Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks

 

Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

 

Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders

 

Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback

 

Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

2011-2014

Senior Graphic/Web Designer
Greenbaum Marketing Communications

User interface and user experience (UI/UX) design for a variety of clients including Hertz, Driven Brands (Maaco & Meineke), Real Property Management, Toppers Pizza Canada and Ben & Jerry’s

 

Creation of site maps and wireframes

 

Produced original graphic/print designs including logos, brochures, websites and virtual brochures

2007-2011

Art Director
V2 Creative

Worked with copywriters and the creative director to develop original concepts

 

Oversaw the artistic design of advertisements, print materials and other collateral

 

Produced a variety of designs for clients including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Grind Burger Bar & Lounge, Cache Creek Resort Casino, AIGA Las Vegas, and Edgewater Casino while adhering to each client’s graphic brand standards

 

Created storyboards for photo and video shoots and supervised those shoots on location

 

Other miscellaneous items including image retouching, completing spec sheets for printers, attending press checks to assure the quality of the printing, gathering price quotes from photographers, illustrators, etc

2006-2007

Graphic Designer
Ameristar Casinos

Design and production work for all seven of Ameristar Casino’s properties. This included posters, duratrans, invites, and brochures

Education

In Progress

Masters in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
DePaul University

2003-2006

Bachelors in Graphic and Interactive Design
Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2000-2003

Associates in Digital Design: Computer Graphics
Montgomery County Community College