Christine Ramirez is a designer of digital experiences.

Work

Web applications

Tradeshow Kit Administration

Work in progress Tradeshow Kit Administration

Websites

Kiosks

E-learning/Educational

Resume

Experience

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, Montvale, NJ

Art Director and User Experience Lead, Torque Creative
October 2008 – present
  • Art direction of digital experiences, including websites, advertising campaigns, kiosks and interactive and motion graphics-based e-learning courses. Lead team of designers and programmers on projects from strategy to post-launch with focus on user-centered design.
  • Interaction design, storyboards, wireframes and site maps for various websites, applications and e-learning.
  • Co-developed process for stronger team collaboration.
  • Front-end development for websites in tight collaboration with programming team.
  • Cross-channel art direction of advertising campaign, including event, digital and in-dealership collateral.

Goldman Sachs, Manhattan, NY

Senior Analyst, E-Commerce Group — Marketing
May 2008 – October 2008
  • Design fund filter improvements on the Goldman Sachs Asset Management section of gs.com.
  • Interaction design, storyboards, wireframes and site maps for various websites, applications and e-learning.
  • Vendor management of web communication sales tools.

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, Montvale, NJ

Senior Multimedia Designer / Developer Consultant
October 2006 – May 2008
  • Design of learn.mbusa.com, an internal site that serves as an online course catalog. Project included creating site maps, wireframes and visual design.
  • Develop front end for MBUSA.com, accessories.mbusa.com, various microsites, and intranet sites.
  • Develop Mercedes-Benz’s first global e-learning course.

Other pursuits

Category 4 bicycle racer sponsored by Colavita/espnW.

Skills

UX, Visual Design & Strategy

Expert proficiency in: Web design, interaction design, information architecture, wireframing, site mapping, instructional design

Web Development

Expert proficiency in: XHTML, XML, HTML, CSS

Experience with: : ActionScript 2 & 3, Classic ASP, PHP, JavaScript and jQuery

Software

Axure, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, AfterEffects, Flash, BBEdit, Coda, Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, QuarkXPress, Sony SoundForge, OmniGraffle, WordPress

Education

Seton Hall University —
South Orange, NJ

May 2006 BA in Graphic Design and Advertising Art with High Honors
May 2006 Certificate of Web Design
2002-2006 Dean's List

School of Visual Arts —
New York City, NY

Dec 2011 Basics of Interaction Design and Strategy
May 2009 Intermediate Flash

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)