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Name
Eric Guess
Husband, father & UX Designer
 
Bio
I am a mostly self taught web designer and developer with over five years of web design experience. I love learning new things and may take different approaches to problems than most.

Specialties
HTML, CSS, Javascript (jQuery), User Experience, UI Design, WordPress, Magento E-Commerce
 
Location
Cary, NC
 
Experience
 
 
Company
Red Hat
 
Role
UX Web Designer
 
From
February 2013 - Present
Company
Freelance
Role
Freelance UX
From
November 2012 - Present
Description
While I've been open to freelance projects during this time period, most of my energy has been focused on finding a long-term full-time position. I've also been taking this time to reflect on my past and realize where my true passions lay, and continue educating myself through reading and discussions with others.
Company
Smashing Boxes
Role
Creative Director
From
July 2012 - November 2012
Description
I served as Creative Director for Smashing Boxes, and during that time I oversaw the design department, contributed hands-on to design and development projects, and worked to grow best practices and internal processes. I worked in tandem with Project Management to strive for the best client interaction and deliverables. Projects under my direction varied in size and scope from smaller Wordpress designs and installations, to larger multifaceted sites with thousands of viewers per day, to responsive designs and web and mobile apps.
I thoroughly enjoyed my
Company
ReverbNation
Role
Web Designer
From
February 2012 - July 2012
Description
Creative Engineer
Company
Freelance
Role
Freelance Web/UI Designer/Deve
From
August 2011 - February 2012
Description
I was a freelance designer web and UI designer/developer working from home and other places with caffeine and wifi, while looking for something permanent.
Company
AtlanticBT
Role
Associate Web Designer
From
August 2006 - August 2011
Description
Web/Graphic Designer/Developer
Company
Sports Endeavors
Role
Imaging Intern
From
July 2005 - July 2006
Description
Prepared images for output in catalogs.
Prepress and error checking for catalog layouts.
 
Education
 
 
University
"University of the Internet"
 
From
2000 - Present
 
Description
I'm a self-taught designer with a couple of small stints in higher-education. Realized I didn't really need a degree to be creative. I'm consistently learning new things.
 
Location
internet
School
School of Communication Arts
From
2004 - 2005
School
Cary High School
From
1996 - 2000
 
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