Karen Keeler

Lead Mobile & Web Designer

ABOUT

ME

I am a Designer who creates visual systems for mobile applications and websites that reinforce branding and great user experience. My strongpoint is taking a brand and pushing itís limits across devices and desktop experiences. I am experienced in growing brands, as well as creating new ones. I have over 20 years experience in web design and mobile application. Iíve worked with web agencies, in-house agencies, and with single clients. I have proven abilities of leading a team of visuals designers, copywriters and Interaction designers. I am flexible enough to play any visual role needed of me.

Sketch

Illustrator

Photoshop

Fireworks

Dreamweaver

Creative Direction

RESUME

Bank of America

Lead Mobile Designer

I create online visuals for mobile and web usage that is consistent with Bank of America and Merrill Lynch/Edge brand standards as well as established industry best practices. Collaboration with other UX designers, interaction designers, content designers, development and usability testers. Please ask for examples.

2004 - 2009

Fidelity Investments,

Interactive Creative Director

At Fidelity Communications & Advertising I managed and guided the Creative team, which included designers and copywriters. I worked on high profile design projects, such as sections of Fidelity.com, intranet & extranet sites for Fidelity businesses, email templates and banner ads. I controlled day to day projects and timelines, worked with project managers, account and developers..

2001 - 2010

Guilty by Design

Creative Director / Owner

Guilty by Design is an independent web design firm servicing clients with Interactive needs. Clients included Mullen, Lita Ford, John 5, Godhead, Small Army, Fidelity Investments, Fidelity Communications & Advertising, Cendant, Lycos, Grand Virtual.

 

2001 Ė 2003

TerraLycos

Regional Design Manager

As Regional Design Manager I managed a team of U.S. Regional Designers, supporting Marketing.Led the initiative to shift strategy for the Lycos network to an 18-34 year old target audience. Developed traffic drivers to promote Lycos brands and increase network traffic. Directed and guided designers and executed reviews based on performance. As Senior Web Designer I managed a team of designers on the development of platforms for the digital delivery of music, books and other entertainment content for Bertelsmann. I redesigned, art directed and project managed YM.com, targeting a teenage girl audience.I resigned and maintained Books.Lycos.com, a destination designed to promote books from Random House and Barnes and Noble as well as author promotions. I storyboarded, illustrated and animated high profile ads for the Lycos Homepage.

 

2001 - 2004

Lanthorn Technologies

Creative Director

Implemented visual design of corporate and product web site. Branding, logo design and marketing of a startup company.

 

1999 - 2001

Razorfish

Senior Visual Designer

Visual design of web sites and interactive elements.

 

1994 - 1999

Think New Ideas

Interactive Developer

Design and implementation of multimedia cd-roms and websites.

 

1986 - 1989

Framingham State College

B.S. Media Communications, Minor: Art

I studied photography, communications, art and design while I attended.

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617 953 4201

klkeeler@gmail.com

karenkeeler.com

Boston, MA 02127 US

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