Curtis Thornton

UX Designer

Experience

Pearl Technologies • Art Director / UX Designer

Aug 2016 – Present • Dallas, Tx

Designed UI and UX assets for all software owned by Pearl Technologies. Collaborated with designers and developers to implement experience improvements for existing suite of assets. Created print-ready material, adhering to and reinforcing branding standards for all internal and customer facing marketing collateral.


D Magazine • Art Director / Web Developer

May 2014 – Aug 2016 • Dallas, Tx

Executed design-related tasks for print layout, ad design and printability verification for client and publication standards. Administered organization-wide website improvements and maintenance. Organized social media branding and editorial calendar for content updates across platforms.


Names & Numbers • Intern / Production Team

Sept – Nov 2012 • Pittsburg, Ks

Created print-ready ads for clients as well as updated existing ads for new design standards. Adhered to a strict multi-book deadline schedule for multiple publications at any given time.

Education

Pittsburg State University

BST Commercial Graphics

Pittsburg, Ks
2008 – 2012

Udemy

Professor Joe Natoli

UX & Web Design Master Course: Strategy, Design, Development
User Experience Design Fundamentals

Skills

Technical

Adobe CC
Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Sketch
Prototyping
Handoff
Task Management

Design

UI/UX
Color Theory
Style Guide
Branding
Page Layout
Mockups
Social Media
Wireframing