78 Kinglsand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
[email protected]
As a graphic designer focusing on user experience I’m excited by
the process of user research: parsing users’ needs, desires and habits and
building an analogous mosaic of these pieces in a digital product.
During my most recent work with the ecommerce site Manhattan
Home Design, I learned some important skills in designing a rewarding
user experience. My work aims to present the most useful information
to the user, make goals easy to achieve, and exude trust.
I design clear, charming and captivating user interfaces that draw
the user in and make them feel comfortable, intrigued, and empowered.
My recent work can be found on my website,
While my background as a freelance graphic designer and
working artist have nurtured my skills as a creative, what truly sets me
apart is my professional background as a manager: I invariably approach
my work with committed diligence, maintain a positive outlook during
challenges, and am skilled working with a team. I look forward to the
opportunity to work with you and your team.
Chris McGee
78 Kingsland Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222 • 781-956-9821
• [email protected] •
• Expert in Adobe Photoshop,
Illustrator, InDesign.
July 2014- Current
UX Intern, Manhattan Home Design
326 West 39 St., New York, NY 10018
• Proficient in HTML, CSS,
• UX designer for a small ecommerce furniture design
• Tasked with redesigning current website to compete
with other furniture ecommerce sites (site launch late
January 2015).
• Initiated a discovery process and built user personas,
wire frames and prototypes. Created the concept,
structure and functionality of site.
• Responsible for all images. Retouched and color
corrected furniture. Created vivid lifestyle shots.
Created custom marketing images.
• Experience building user personas,
site maps, wire framing, and
• UX best practices, mobile-first
• Brand and identity/marketing.
• Print layout design.
• Retail skills: project management,
inventory management, sales,
profit and loss, public facing skills,
marketing and outreach.
December 2011- July 2014
Freelance Graphic Designer
• Designed for a variety of companies, organizations
and personal projects.
• Did work in brand/identity, print and web.
• Completed all projects on time and to clients’
• Painting, drawing. Vast knowledge
of artist materials.
• James Raddock: 917.449.1453
• Daniel Levy: 212.600.0850
June 2008-December 2014
Manager, Utrecht Art Supplies
• Opened and managed two flagship stores: Carle
Place, NY (2008) and Brooklyn, NY (2011).
• Made sales increases every year, including an
increase of 97% between fiscal 2009 and fiscal 2010.
Grew sales to $3.1m in 2013 at Brooklyn Location.
• Managed up to $700K of inventory.
• Lead a staff of 20+ associates.
• Conducted all outreach to schools and businesses
in the area and designed/executed large kit
programs to college art and architecture classes.
• Responsible for store merchandising and standards.
• Robert Saaf: 917.902.4966
• Sarah Ressler: 860.462.0178
• Noble Desktop 2014
Fundamentals of UX Design
• New York University 2006
B.F.A., Studio Art