Eric Guess

Eric Guess

Senior UX Designer / 13 yrs

Cary, NC

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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.

HTML, CSS, Javascript (jQuery), User Experience, UI Design, WordPress, Magento E-Commerce
Work History
  • June 2014 - Present

    Senior UX Consultant

    Cardinal Solutions

  • February 2013 - Present

    UX Web Designer

    Red Hat

  • November 2012 - Present

    Freelance UX


    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.
  • July 2012 - November 2012

    Creative Director

    Smashing Boxes

    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
  • February 2012 - July 2012

    Web Designer


    Creative Engineer
  • August 2011 - February 2012

    Freelance Web/UI Designer/Deve


    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.
  • August 2006 - August 2011

    Associate Web Designer


    Web/Graphic Designer/Developer
  • July 2005 - July 2006

    Imaging Intern

    Sports Endeavors

    Prepared images for output in catalogs.
    Prepress and error checking for catalog layouts.
  • "University of the Internet"

    2000 -
  • School of Communication Arts

    2004 - 2005
  • Cary High School

    1996 - 2000