Jeannie Hart - Design, illustration, travel, guru
Designer

Accomplished designer with a proven ability to develop and implement strategies that support and grow business objectives. Leading development and design within education technology by incorporating 13+ years of award winning design experience with 6+ years of management in the tech industry.

Experience

8/15 - Current

Digital Production Manager
Cambia Health Solutions (Regence BlueCross & BlueShield, Asuris, BridgeSpan Health, & others)
  • Developing digital processes and procedures to insure cross-team collaboration across multiple departments
    Result: 60% reduction in meeting hours per sprint
  • Implementing procedures to insure creative voice, brand alignment, and VP approvals both upstream of work and downstream
    Result: Fewer fires, more design
  • Implementing new management software & traffic meetings
    Result: start of baseline tracking and metrics
  • Planning and organizing production schedules
    Result: Average of 120 projects per week at various levels of effort
  • Estimating, negotiating, and budgeting with internal clients
    Result: Clearer communication and expectations with clients. Revision cycles down
  • Implementation of quality control checks through internal reviews
    Result: Happier clients with less revision cycles
  • Overseeing (project managing) UX/UI, Design, and Copy for all main websites, emails, and microsites
    Result: more seamless experience through different channels
  • Vendor supervision
    Result: More accuracy and oversight into vendor use through out multiple departments. Reduction in branding related errors

8/13 - 5/15

Lead Designer
Lightspeed Systems
  • Using a combination of Agile and Waterfall methodologies along with HTML & CSS in creation of both client facing microsites and internal intranet
    Result: 8,693 Registered Users within first year of implementation, and standardizing
    on-boarding for 200+ employees
  • Creating assets for web and cross-platform app usage
    Result: Continuous branding across web and native apps for iOS, Windows, Android, Apple, & HTML5 compatible devices
  • Working with partners such as Intel, Samsung, & Sprint on collaboration collateral
    Result: Empowering girls with endorsing a more gender neutral or female slanted national campaigns
  • Strong development and implementation understanding thus bridging the gap between Developers & Designers
    Result: Thorough testing and debugging leading to 72% decrease in lead-times
  • Avid UI/UX creator for client facing products
    Result: Able to fully research, analyse, and scope project flows in days rather than weeks
  • Guru-level time & project management
    Result: Project management of multiple long and short-term projects with a 95% on time completion rate and testing for my CAPM Certificate in July
  • Working with international team in London for international campaigns
    Result: One of the largest presences at BETT every year
  • Branding Lightspeed Systems Connect Conference 2014 & 2015
    Result: Smooth, continuous branding and user experience from pre-registration rollouts to conference day for 300+ attendees
  • Creation of all collateral and Advertising Lead for the Americas, EMEIA, & Australia
    Result: 2,000+ pieces within the first year

6/01 - 8/13

Creative Director
Freelance
  • Direct management of 3-5 person teams in remote worldwide locations
  • Brand & Identity Development
    Result: Two ADDY awards (1 Gold and 1 Bronze thus far)
  • UI & UX Development
    Result: Average of 62,400 lines of HTML & CSS written per year
  • Project management of multiple discipline projects
    Result: 3 independent comic books, 2 plays off Broadway, 15 speaking engagements, 4 children’s books
  • Software Testing and Debugging

12/07 - 2/13

Design Manager
International Water Screens
  • Creative consultant for advertising, design, and graphics
    Result: Decreased design cost by $9k/year ($54k/5 year average)
  • Built relationships with multimillion-dollar companies such as: Army Corps of Engineers, Siemens, Department of Water Resources, and the United States Government
    Result: Reduction in response time for RFP, RFQ, & Submittal and implementation of a standardized response procedures
  • Implemented and upheld company wide standards
    Results: Government acceptance and 40% reduction of RFQ
  • Managed and coordinated projects with out-of-state and out-of-country clients and/or remote teams
    Results: 22% Growth internationally (4 million over 5 years)
  • Designed and executed over 800 technical drawings per year for engineers, government agencies, and patents

10/04 - 10/07

Project Coordinator
Lennar Homes
  • Brought Marketing and Design operations in-house
    Result: Decreased overhead by $40k-$60k per community
  • Managed design implementation on average 3-4 communities
    Result: Complete Life-cycle Project Management – from multiple community conception, marketing and budgeting, to sales and end of project wrap up spanning an average of 2-3 years per community
  • Streamlined Drafting operations and procedures
    Result: saved $12k-$20k on architectural fees per community ($53k/year average)
Volunteering

Mentor for kids interested in technology

Speaker: “Hour of Code” & “Women Who Code”

Leads writing workshops to help develop creative skills

Speaker: Digital Design for Education

Certifications & Affiliations

AIGA – Design leader

Certified Associate in Project management (CAPM) – in-process

Awards

Gold ADDY – Creative Direction (AAF) 2013

Bronze ADDY – Creative Direction (AAF) 2012

Education

AS Visual Communications w/hons
Brooks College Long Beach, CA – 2004

Connect with me

Technical Skills

Adobe Creative Suite
Photoshop CC
Illustrator CC
HTML & CSS
Ruby
Digital content creation & implementation
Designing for LMS/VLE environments
Team management
Product discovery & planning
Internal & external communication
Data collection, analysis, & management
Problem assessment & analysis
Conflict management