My passion for design and communication grows with every project I work on. Listed below are some of the highlights. Most of this work is featured on my portfolio, but if there is a particular project you’re interested in learning more about, contact me at lisa@lisadzera.com.


Work Experience

CAREMESSAGE, SAN FRANCISCO
UI Designer • 9/2016 – Present
• Translate information architecture documents and diagrams into compelling user interface designs, including content diagrams, site maps, wireframes, customer journey and flow charts, comprehensive diagrams, templates, and static prototypes
• Maintain cohesive design elements throughout the CareMessage platform, adhering to CareMessage style guides
• Collaborate with product managers, developers and other members of the team to ensure customer needs and expectations are being met
• Participate in key internal team meetings including weekly project status updates, planning sessions, and design critiques

SAOTA, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
UX Designer • 6/2016 – 8/2016
• Produced interactive, delightful experiences that can be shared with clients and architects to explore and bring life to architectural design.
• Created an in-house set of tools dedicated towards improving a digital workflow in architecture and reinforcing the overall Saota Virtual Reality (VR) brand.
• Defined and implemented user interfaces for VR and Augmented Reality products and apps through mobile products and tethered headsets.

ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE CENTER, CHAPEL HILL, NC
Visual Designer • 8/2015 – 5/2016
• Aggregated data to develop and design clean infographics and engaging data visualizations
• Created end-to-end marketing campaigns and pixel-perfect assets for web, mobile and print
• Designed high-quality motion graphics that tell unique stories and drive user engagement

SOUTHERN CULTURES MAGAZINE, CHAPEL HILL, NC
UI Designer • 8/2015 – 5/2016
• Converted print magazines into a consistent, clear, and easily navigable digital app
• Designed, developed and published quarterly iPad and Android tablet magazines
• Utilized user research and testing to produce high-fidelity wireframes and prototypes

CLINICAL TOOLS, INC, CHAPEL HILL, NC
Motion Graphics Designer • 9/2015 – 1/2016
• Create five 30-45 second motion graphics to market online training for health professionals
• Visually communicate complicated concepts through effective, clean design
• Present medical information in an engaging way using transitions, effects, color, and sound

THE AUGUST JACKSON COMPANY, CHICAGO, IL
Graphic Designer • 5/2015 – 8/2015
• Worked on 35 unique projects, including pitches, logo animations and white papers
• Adhered to brand guidelines of diverse clients while still producing innovative, creative work
• Produced high-quality creative assets for campaigns, live events and digital engagements

JUJUBE SPORTS PUBLISHING, CHAPEL HILL, NC
Interactive Designer • 1/2015 – 6/2015
• Developed iPad templates, designs and infographics for “Carolina” weekly digital magazine
• Consolidated dense content for optimal viewing on computers, tablets, and smart phones
• Used wireframes to develop user interface and optimize user experience

ARAMARK CORPORATION, CHAPEL HILL, NC
Multimedia Designer • 5/2013 – 5/2015
• Collaborated with marketing team to create over 1500 materials for UNC dining locations
• Designed print and digital signage for 12 universities in ARAMARK Southeast Region
• Created advertisements and collateral for over 60 uniquely themed events

Leadership

TWANG MAGAZINE, CHAPEL HILL, NC
iPad Art Director • 1/2015 – 5/2015
• Led a team of 8 designers in the creation and production of an iPad digital magazine app
• Taught UX principles and UI design to my team, emphasizing clean, easily navigable interfaces
• Helped designers determine the most effective ways to optimize content for iPad viewing

TEDxUNC, CHAPEL HILL, NC
Graphic Design Director • 8/2014 – 2/2015
• Established brand identity for entire TEDxUNC conference to fit “Assembly Required” theme
• Led team of designers to design weekly graphics by delegating work effectively
• Used print and digital material to advertise upcoming conference in innovative ways

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill • 2012-2016 • 3.7 GPA
• BA in Media and Journalism: Graphic Design
• BA in Communications: Media Production
• Minor in Women’s Studies

Software

Illustrator
AfterEffects
Sketch
InVision
Photoshop
InDesign
Digital Publishing Suite
Premiere
Cinema 4D
Dreamweaver
Autodesk
Keynote
Powerpoint

Skills

2D, 2.5D, 3D Design
Advertising
Animation
Audio Production
Branding
CSS3
Copy Editing
Copywriting
Design Principles
Digital Matte Painting
Editing
Human-Centered Design
HTML5
Identity Design
Illustration
Infographics
Interactive Design
Layout Design
Logo Design
Magazine Design
Motion Graphics
News Design
Photography
Prototyping
Social Media Marketing
Typography
UI Design
Usability/User Testing
UX Theory
Video Editing
Video Production
Web Design
Web Developing
Wireframing