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									                                           Tim Le
                               3767 Clarington Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90034
                                  316-393-7775 •

                                     SR. WEB DESIGNER

I am a Sr. Web Designer with more than 7 years of progressive experience in designing and
implementing web/interactive solutions, and have over 5 years of photography/digital imaging.
I have experience in every facet of design work including front end web development, print,
packaging, corporate identity and illustration. With a strong combination of business and
technical expertise, I am able to ensure steadfast project management from development of initial
concept through design and implementation of solutions. With the extensive background in
building solid working relationships with technical teams, senior management, and customers, I
am able to apply innovative ideas which solve complex problems and satisfy project needs.

                                    Core Competencies:
◘ Design & Art Direction                                      ◘ CSS/XHTML/J-Query/Javascript
◘ Team & Project Management                                   ◘ CMS/Wordpress/Social Media
◘ W3C/SEO/Optimization with Omniture                          ◘ GUI Design/Flash Animation
◘ QA/Cross Browser                                            ◘ Logo Design & Print Collaterals

                                  Technical Proficiencies
Platforms:    PC: Win 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP ; MAC OS; Jira, BaseCamp, Teamsite
Languages:    CSS, XHTML, FBML(facebook), XML, AJAX, Java Script, J-Query, Prototype,
              Action Script 1, 2, 3, PHP,
Software:     Omniture Test&Target, Adobe Flash Catalyst, Adobe Macromedia Dreamweaver
              CS5/4, Adobe Photoshop CS5/4, Macromedia Flash CS5/4, Adobe Illustrator
              CS5/4, Adobe InDesign CS5/4, Adobe Premier CS5/4,Soren Squeeze, Image
              Ready, Microsoft Publisher, Autodesk 3DStudio Max, Maya, Quark Express 5.0,
              Adobe Acrobat 8.0, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint,

                                 Professional Experience

CMS/Web Developer
Farmer’s Insurance, CA          7/2010-12/2010
Key Achievements:
    Colaborated with other developers to work on CMS-teamsite content
    Created landing pages with AJAX/CSS/JQuery/HTML
    Update banners and advertisment promotionals
    Assisted in redesign of Agency Dashboard
Web Developer
Culture Jam, CA               4/2010-2010(As Independent Contractor)
Culture Jam is the innovative social media technology company behind PromoJam, the ground
breaking social marketing platform platform that provides a solution for any business, artist,
entrepreneur or non-profit looking to provide engaging social media experiences to their customers, and grow
their community of fans and followers.
Key Achievements:
    Provided branded micro sites that has the functionality to engage social media
    Responsible for creating mockups and utilizing CSS/Flash and implementing them onto a
      online platform called promo jam.
    Provided promos to a variety of clients: National Wildlife, KiisFM, Keeping up With the
Web/Interactive/GUI Designer
RealNetworks INC., WA           2/2008-1/2010
RealNetworks is the pioneer of online streaming media, delivering digital content such as music ,
game and video downloads to internet-enabled devices. Created, organized and optimized
landing pages within RealNetworks branch for paid membership subscriptions called
“SuperPass”. Utilized Omniture Test&Target tool to optimize mix-media landing pages, engage
multivariate tests to indentify the best performance and to measure visitor behavior for the
benefit of increasing subscription sign-ups. Engaged Omniture Site Catalyst to measure and
increase performance in designs done for “Big Brother”-reality TV show. Worked along side
with Sr. Technical Program Manager, SR Flash Designer, PM's to produce Realnetwork's latest
technology in online media called ra/ve which stands for “Real Audio Video Experience” and
which is also an extension to their prized "RealPlayer”. Levereged new encryption technology,
secured/share type permissions to end users by mocking up sleek UI controls and implementing
them into flash. Designed landing pages for clients with this type of new feature.
Contributed to the UI work for RealDVD, which lets you save and play any DVD to your pc via
connections to the TV. Designed boot screens, home screens, gallery, menu UI and much more.
Key Achievements:
    Worked with CSS/XHTML/PHP/JQuery/ java script to enable ra/ve content on web
    Designed and implemented landing pages done for Big Brother reality TV, which
       facilitated 22% increase in subscription sign-ups.
    Constructed wireframes for implanting the ra/ve player on landing pages
    Creation of Swf’s for pre/post roll ads
    Creation of GUI’s for the ra/ve player templates
    Created, landingpages/flash banner ads/animated gifs for SuperPass
    Created, UI, logos, icons for RealDVD

UI Graphic Designer                                                             1/2008-2/2008
Intava Corporations, WA 
Intava designs and builds in-store interactive media systems for retailers, resturants, and
consumer brands with the latest touch-screen and mobile device technology. Conceptualized and
created GUI’s with interactive branding solutions to maximize touch-screen system
effectiveness, and optimized physical space as well as screen content for retail design consultants
and fixture makers.
Key Achievements:
     Constructed fully developed GUI design in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
     For Cellular South mobile phones
     Designed covering plate for resting dock for touch-screen kiosks.
     Designed Video display module for online video for Embark
        Corporations(communication services)
Web/ Interactive / Graphic Designer                                                     4/2007–
Tireco, Long Beach, CA
Working closely with the Marketing production team, I helped revolutionize the design and
creative solutions for this 10+ year old tire/wheel industry. Conceptualize online marketing,
advertising and creative ideas to produce clear visual solutions.

Key Achievements:
    Updated 5 of the original websites for better online sales and ensured technical
      accessibility for future online marketing modifications.
    Worked with Css/Html/ JS and edited PHP/ASP content on web pages.
    Lead creative process for projects that included online tire and wheel catalogue, monthly
      magazine ads, and various print work (banners, brochures, logos, flash media)
    Demonstrated strong team work environment to communicate each project's strategic
      goals and brand message for our online environment.
    Increased knowledge in 3D environment.

Art Director, Project Manager                                                      8/2003–3/2006
Machiuke Hosou Edagawaku, Tokyo, Japan
Headed graphical presentations and developed creative design solutions for this Japanese
telecommunication Industry. Responsible for client contact concerning designs of web-based
applications, defining project scope and direction and discussing their business needs. Used
skills such as sketching, conceptualize, typography, branding and illustration to develop visually
absorbing flash animation and user interface designs that maintained balanced branding with
clear content delivery.

Key Achievements:
    Managed multiple project schedules with multiple teams.
    Oversaw projects from client briefing stages through concept and story boarding,
      developing the initial presentations, to final delivery of printed work.
    Responsible for managing illustration, production artists and for proofing documents and
      test prints.
    Projects included: Newspaper Advertising, Web-Interface Designs, Flash Animation, T-
      Shirt designs, posters, and in-store graphics.

BFA in Graphic Design,
Wichita State University                                                                May 2003
                                  Professional Affiliations
Member of Kansas AIGA Chapter                                                              2003

                                 Portfolio and References
Available upon request
Languages Proficiency: English, Vietnamese, Japanese

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