Ben Patterson, UI/UX Designer

I am a UI/UX designer living and working in Portland, Oregon. I design web applications that get work done. Currently I am a designer at Lytics, a marketing tech start-up.

UI/UX Designer

Lytics
Nov 2015 — Current
Working closely with front-end engineers to design the interface, experience, and features for Lytics, a web-based marketing automation platform. I ensure the product provides effective tools that are easy to use. My role extends from wireframing concepts to implementing HTML/CSS.

Lead Web Designer

Palo Alto Software
Sept 2013 — Nov 2015
Leading design for the marketing department. Projects include websites, branding, and print collateral. Crafting a beautiful aesthetic, A/B testing, conversion rate optimization, and usability are my primary concerns. Other tasks include managing freelancers, print/branding projects, and general management of the web design process.

Graphic Designer

SRM Architecture & Marketing
Sept 2013 — Nov 2015
Filled the role of junior designer on a small, 3-person marketing team. Responsibilities included brand development, print design, newsletter design, and email design. Worked with regional car dealerships, community organizations, and real estate companies, including Jones Lang LeSalle.

Qualifications

B.S. in Graphic Design from Portland State University, 2012

Skills, day-to-day activities, tools, etc.

  • Requitements gathering
  • Information architecture
  • User flow diagramming
  • Wireframing
  • High fidelity mockups
  • Interactive Prototypes
  • HTML/CSS
  • git
  • Sketch
  • Adobe CS