Winkelstein
Steven Winkelstein, UX Designer | Storyteller

Resumé

Steven Winkelstein, UX Designer.

 

Steven Winkelstein, UX/UI Designer

Skills


UX Research, Usability Testing, Rapid Prototyping, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, Wireframing, Project Management, Mobile and Responsive Design, Typography & Color Theory, HIG / Material Design, Gamification, HTML/CSS/Bootstrap

Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Adobe XD, Trello, Slack

 

Experience


UX Designer

General Assembly

2017 – 2018

Conducted user research, utilized data to build out information architecture, created wireframes, high fidelity mockups, and iterated through usability testing using prototypes.

Ideation, Wireframes, UI, Prototype – Adult Swim “Cord-cutter” App

Research, Ideation, UI – Traderfoods Responsive Website

Ideation, Wireframes, UI, Prototype – PhotoFeeler Redesign


Marketing Director

Alfalfa's Market

October 2014 – September 2017

Responsible for companywide marketing. Designed material. Directed a diverse team. Increased customers and sales. Built ad campaigns, social media, promotions, email marketing, brand identity, in-store communication, retail merchandising strategy, and community relations. 

Recognized as Employee of the Year in 2016.


Founder

Mystic Waters Publishing

May 2009 – Present

Book layout and design. Author and publisher of books, including an award-winning children's book. Achieved over 10,000 books sold and press through PR. Conducted a successful Kickstarter campaign.

 

 

Publications


The Squall (1018 Press 2007); Elephant, Elephant, Come Alive! (MWP 2009); The Diving Horse and the Magic Whistle (MWP 2010); Lucy's Great Adventure (MWP 2011); The Wild Mind of the Winkle (MWP 2012); Monsters Meet on Mondays (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing 2013); Brisko: A True Tale of Holocaust Survival (MWP 2014); Captain Kidd and the Jersey Devil (MWP 2016)

 

Awards


Employee of the Year, Marketing Director, Alfalfa’s Market // 2016

“Best Book” Award, USA Book News for Elephant, Elephant, Come Alive! // 2009

Best of Quarter, The Art Institute of Philadelphia, for The Message short film // 2008

 

Committees & Boards


Naturally Boulder Communications Committee, Boulder, CO // 2017

Downtown Boulder Marketing Committee, Boulder, CO // 2014 - 2015

Margate Players Theater Group, Margate City, NJ // 2010 - 2015

 

Education


UX Design, General Assembly, UX 2017-2018

TEFL Certification, 2016

BS Digital Filmmaking and Video Production, The Art Institute of Philadelphia, 2004 - 2008