about navarre

Designer of products, UIs, graphics, systems, and experiences. Dad of two beautiful maniacs. Voracious non-fiction reader. Wine collector. Daily meditator. Working towards teal.

experience

ECHOUSER

PRINCIPAL EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

August 2016 – Current

Managing designer and project lead for enterprise clients VMware, GE, and Apple.

GOOGLE

UX TEAM LEAD, VISUAL DESIGNER

June 2014 – June 2016

Lead visual design for a Google enterprise application through relaunch and Material Design integration. Authored collaborative front-end and UX team redline guidelines for Google.

FREELANCE

UX & VISUAL DESIGNER

September 2013 – June 2014

Clients include Babycenter.com and Western Digital. Designed the mobile forum UI at Babycenter. Created the on-boarding for Passport to Cloud offering at Western Digital.

OUTBID

Senior VISUAL DESIGNER

November 2012 – August 2013

Designed customer participation campaigns and brand guidelines for Outbid.com, an online auction service.

FREELANCE

UX/UI & VISUAL DESIGNER

July 2009 – November 2012

Clients included Off-Piste Partners, Louisville Slugger, Mënaji, Oakland Unified School System, Key GC Legal Services. Projects ranged from website design and development, to brand creation, to print and package design.

MADE OF PIXELS/RIBBIT FILMS

UX/UI DESIGNER & FOUNDER

June 2004 – November 2012

Designed UI and UX elements for enterprise software tailored for B2B transactions. Directed and edited the first alpha-channel-based stock footage, serving over 200 vfx companies. Executive produced over 20 visual effects shoots with crews from ILM and HBO.

GETTY IMAGES

New Revenues Director/ Photographer

February 2002 – June 2004

Lead talent-facing business development team purposed with highlighting emerging sectors in the imagery industry.

IQ COMMERCE

Account Services Director

September 2000 – September 2001

Orchestrated team of three account managers, as well as managed the aggregated marketing efforts of PR Newswire.

IN2/TMP WORLDWIDE

Account Services Supervisor

May 1999 – September 2000

Established IN2 San Francisco, integrating TMP Worldwide resources to IN2 organization. Managed online advertising campaigns for Pets.com, StarMedia, and CMP Media.

OGILVYONE WORLDWIDE

Interactive Operations Director

April 1997 – May 1999

Authored and implemented worldwide procedures for interactive marketing communication research, web design, banner development and technical design for Ogilvy & Mather. Developed and applied interactive advertising business model to create 28% profit for OgilvyInteractive.