Amelia Hancock

Resumé

Amelia Hancock, on paper.

 

School

New York University (ITP)
MPS, interactive telecommunications
Sept 2011  may 2013
 

Loyola University Chicago
MS, integrated marketing communications
sept 2009 - aug 2011
 

Louisiana Tech University
BFA, communication design, english
sept 2003 - may 2009

 

Skills

User Experience
Creative direction
Product management
Experience strategy
Agile workflows
User research
Usability testing
Information architecture
Content strategy
Concepting
Prototyping
Wireframing
Heuristic analysis
Technical specs
Comprehension of HTML/CSS

Tools
Sketch
Adobe CS
InVision
Principle
MAX/MSP/Jitter
Final Cut
After Effects
Processing/Eclipse
Rhinocerous
Maya
Unity 3D

 

 

Work

R/GA
Experience Design Director
New York City, 2017 – present
Hands-on client-facing role, managing up to 8 junior-to-mid-level designers. Provides oversight, execution, and documentation of large-scale client work on pressing (read: aggressive) cross-platform agile development cycles. Contributes heavily to product strategy. Participates regularly (and truly believes) in user testing - from strategy/objective, to execution, to insight implementation.

 

R/GA
Experience Designer and Senior Experience Designer
New York City, 2013 – 2017
Designed architecture, interfaces, and responsive experiences across web and native platforms, with a particular focus on data science and visualization.
Primary clients include Johnson and Johnson, Acuvue, Verizon, and Nike. Experience includes leading teams of up to 5 junior to mid-level designers and working as lieutenant to Creative Directors. 

 

The DuPuis Group
Design/Marketing Intern, Packaging Designer, and Communication Strategist
Chicago, IL, 2008 – 2013
Designed packages for major CPG companies, researched consumer shopping behavior, assisted photo shoots, and developed an internal communication strategy.
Primary clients include Quaker, PepsiCo, Nestlé, Lance, Peter Pan, and Kellogg's.


Freelance Design (Self-Employed)
Chicago, IL, 2009 – 2011
Designed logo and identity systems, collateral, websites, and brand strategies for small Chicago-based companies – with all the administrative tasks that accompany self-employment. 

 

 

Talks/Lectures

Columbia College Chicago
Guest lecturer, September 2010, chicago, il
junction: bridging the gap between marketing and design
finding the story: what marketers can learn from improvisation

 

Loyola University Chicago Graduate School of Business
guest lecturer, june 2010, chicago, il
junction: bridging the gap between marketing and design

 

Masaryk University
guest lecturer, may 2010, brno, czech republic
visual communication: an overview

 
 

 

 

Amelia Hancock 2016