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Navigation Redesign

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Product Page Redesign

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ParkFinder Design

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Childrens' Educational Game

Interactive Designer & Producer

Experienced in all facets of interactive, instructional, and marketing communication and design



A talented interactive designer, producer, and manager with 25+ years experience in visual communication, creative team leadership and production of agile, engaging user experience products backed by articulate reasoning, customer feedback and user data.

I began my career as a Graphic Designer working with various agencies and studios in the NH and Boston areas. My technical aptitude led to dabbling in 3D modeling, video animation, and producing interactive product demos and advertisements.

Building on these skills led me to programming, designing and then producing interactive educational titles for a variety of major publishers. As the industry and my goals changed I moved on to L.L.Bean to design and manage the creative aspects of


  • UI / UX Design 9 years

  • E-Commerce 12 years

  • Multi-Channel Marketing 12 years

  • Instructional Design 6 years

  • Advertising & Corporate Identity 11 years

  • Project Management 4 years




To join a dynamic team as Sr. UI / UX / Graphic Designer dedicated to creating deliberately designed and engaging products and experiences.

To remain true to the customer's goals, user feedback and research data.

To work on diverse projects, while staying current with the latest technology, design and user experience trends.


Employment History

UX Architect, Trimble

2015 – Present  |  Dayton, OH

Collaborate with construction equipment partners such as Caterpillar to ensure products satisfy all user and business requirements. Ensure custom products reinforce the client's brand identity building upon legacy control models. Work with Engineers, Operators and Sales Staff to test control architectures and identify new opportunities. Work with Graphic/UI Designers to ensure designs follow appropriate UX models and implementations. Evangelize and inform team on industry standards as needed.

  • Information Architecture
  • UX Design & Wireframing
  • User Experience/Acceptance Testing
  • Process Development and Improvement
  • Sr. UX/UI Designer, Illumination Works, LLC

    2014 – 2015  |  Dayton, OH

    Work with government and industry entities to design new products and tools to improve performance and efficiency of critical tasks. Design promotional, branding and internet presence. Design corporate identity and websites for new businesses and clients. Train and mentor interns.

  • Graphic Design
  • UI/UX Design & Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • Website development (HTML, JavaScript, Wordpress)
  • Implement and train staff on use of Google Analytics
  • Sr. UX/UI Designer, L.L.Bean, Inc.

    2000 – 2014  |  Freeport, ME

    Collaborate with IA's and Web Developers to deliver industry leading shopping experiences both on time and on budget. Design promotional, branding and interactive/commerce portions of Manage and mentor a team of designers and contractors. Ensure processes and internal content management systems support changes and advances to the web site.

  • Resource and Personnel Management
  • Graphic Design
  • UI/UX Design & Wireframing
  • Content Delivery Systems Consulting
  • Process Development and Improvement
  • Producer/Project Manager, Interactive Constructs

    1999 – 2000  |  Somerville, MA

    Project and team manager for the development of educational applications for major educational publishers and in-house products.

  • Project an Personnel Management
  • Account Representative
  • Producer/Project Manager, Mazer Digital Media

    1994 – 1999  |  Charlestown, MA

    Produced, designed and programmed various applications and sites for major educational publishers such as McGraw-Hill, Harcourt Brace, Houghton Mifflin.

  • Producer
  • Project Management
  • Design & Art Direction
  • Animation
  • Programming
  • Graphic Designer, Jalbert Design Group

    1988 – 1994  |  Manchester, NH

    Designed and produced both print and digital marketing and advertising materials and corporate identities for both small businesses and national corporations.

  • Graphic Design
  • Video Animation
  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Illustration
  • Photo Retouching
  • Production
  • Printable Resume

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    • Rob Dawson
    • 244 Schenck Ave., Oakwood, OH 45409
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