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I’ve been designing user experiences since 1997.

SUMMARY

Seasoned product and user experience design director, with background in Web, tablet and mobile devices, for consumer, social and enterprise-business clients.

EXPERIENCE

Tim Erdmann UX Design Consulting

2013 - Present - San Diego, CA

Owner/Principle Designer

As the owner and principle designer, I am contracted by various companies to lead the design and development of the user experience, product and visual design, user interface design and branding for all clients.

Shopswell Inc

April 2015 - December 2016 - San Diego, CA

Director of UX and Design / Co-Founder

As Director of UX and Design I led the the design and development of the entire user experience for an online shopping community, working with the engineering and product teams for all aspects of the company from concept to launch.

Good Technology / Intercasting Corporation

2006 - 2013 - San Diego, CA

Senior Product Designer / Creative Director

As a Senior Product Designer, I led design teams and worked with product management and engineering to define and design new features, tasks, priorities and goals for current and future products, including field meetings with enterprise customers to present and help improve the user experience of the product line.

Designed UX and UI for Good's million-plus daily user, secure enterprise communication suite on both the iPhone and Android platforms, and accompanying desktop management tools.

Prior to the acquisition by Good, I defined and designed the feature set, user experience, and UI for mobile applications including, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, and AOL and MSN Instant Messengers, used daily by 5-plus million subscribers and deployed to multiple carriers throughout the globe.

Designed Intercasting Corporation's Web site and client statistical tools UI.

Creative direction on all Intercasting products and marketing collateral including print media for trade shows, partner packaging inserts, and multimedia presentations.

Kintera.com

San Diego, CA - 2005 - 2006

Product Manager--Interface Design

While at Kintera, I worked to improve the UX for their flagship product, Kintera Sphere, adding UI elements to streamline the navigation process for customers. I helped develop customer specific management tools for clients including, American Heart Association, Cancer Society, Doctors Without Borders and OXFAM.

CNET Networks

San Francisco, CA - 2004

Transition Manager - Product and Design

Worked with CNET's product and engineering teams to design and develop their new music product for Download.com. Project included user experience and interface design for the consumer front-end, back-end artist management tools and staff content management tools.

Vivendi-Universal / MP3.com

San Diego, CA - 1999-2004

Producer/Label Relations

In the producer role, I worked with music companies such as Capitol Records, Interscope Records and Warner Music group to develop features and promotions for established and emerging artists targeted to more than 5 million daily visitors.

Advised on the design of artist-specific management tools, enabling them to use our platform to manage their online presence and promote their music.

EDUCATION

Graduate--Multimedia and Design Certification Program - San Diego Community College Continuing Education

    CAPABILITIES
  • User Experience Design
  • Product Management
  • User Interface Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Web, Mobile, Tablet
  • User Research
  • Product Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
    LEADERSHIP
  • Agile Software Development
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Project Planning
  • Team Leadership
    SOFTWARE / CODE
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe XD
  • Omni Graffle
  • Balsamiq
  • HTML/CSS
  • Bootstrap
  • Javascript/JQuery

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background photo: Lamma Island, Hong Kong, China, 2011