User Experience Designer

Microsoft (2010 - Current)

UX Designer for Microsoft Community. I am responsible for creating interactive work-flows, visual comps, mid to high-fidelity web collateral, and delivery of redline documentation in support of organizational initiavies, business objectives and consumer research. Microsoft Community serves 33-million unique consumers each month in 26 languages.

Designer for Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program. The MVP program recognizes thousands of individuals with technical expertise in Microsoft products across more than 90 countries.

Designer for Microsoft Premier Online, OneCode, and additional web properties within the Microsoft Support portfolio.

Interaction Designer (Contract)

Aquent/Microsoft (2009 - 2010)

Designer within the User Experience team for Microsoft Support. Produced high fidelity interface designs, interactive mock ups, work-flows and production-ready HTML, CSS in support of organizational initiatives and customer research.

Interaction Designer (Contract)

Aquent/Microsoft (2008-2009)

UX Designer within the Microsoft Support portal, producing mid and high fidelity interface designs based on international user interaction research.

Lead Designer (Freelance)

Webglimmer (2008)

Lead Web designer producing web interfaces for various commercial clients. Designed and built HTML/CSS templates from conceptual mock-ups that I produced in cooperation with the clients and development team.

Web Developer (Freelance)

Pink Robot Creative (2005-2009)

Built web interface front ends using design elements and requirements produced by Pink Robot. Created dynamic events calendar with shopping-cart integration and back-end administrative tool using mySQL and PHP for music-industry client.

Web Designer/Developer (Contract)

Aquent/Intiut (2006-2007)

Web designer for Intuit Quickbooks Support site using Photoshop, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Visual Studio. Produced graphic assets, and web layouts for business initiatives.

Web Designer/Developer

Bel-Red Web Consulting (2004 - 2006)
Seattle, Washington

Designed and built commercial Web sites with a strong emphasis on SEO using Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, and Dreamweaver. Designed and coded elements for reservation and transportation booking system using JSP, HTML, CSS. Produced dynamic Flash content, graphical prototypes and built content using webGUI (CMS) projects.


Gary Lund
Seattle, Washington