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EXPERIENCE DESIGNER
Experience
AKQA - Creative Technologist: Strategy & Design
Bridged the Strategy and UX teams
Roles: UX / UI / Design / Competitive App Analysis
Brands: Nike Jordan / AKQA's brand
Summer 2014 Intern
Casanova-Pendrill - Freelance Designer/Production Graphics Artist - '11 to '13
Started as an intern...became a freelance art director
Roles: New-business / Production Graphics / Design / Concepting
Brands: California Lottery / TurboTax / Nature Valley / Nestlé / General Mills
Freelance - Designer/Production Graphics Artist - '08 to '14
Freelanced with everything from ad agencies to mom & pop businesses
Roles: Design / Production Graphics / Photography
Brands: Denny’s / U.S. Army / Frontier / Casanova-Pendrill / Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Education
VCU Brandcenter - Richmond, VA - M.S. Business - Creative Technology
Research, study, synthesize, concept, create, repeat
These are some of the core courses we've mastered:
- Information Architecture
- Creative Computational Media
- User Participation Platforms
- Mobility
- Adaptive Experiences
Cal State Fullerton - Fullerton, CA - B.A. Mass Communications - Advertising
Psychology, theory, processes, and campaigns. With a focus in Art Direction.
These are some of the core courses I took:
- Creative Strategy and Execution
- Visual Communication
- Comm Law
- Social, Inter-Cultural, & Cognitive Psychology
- Communication In Groups & Teams
Stanford University - Online - Human Computer Interaction
The study & practice of human-centered design principles and methods. This course is for creating intelligent interfaces with any technology.
Pennsylvania University - Online - Gamification
The study of gamification as a business practice. This course introduced relevant psychological and design concepts. We practiced the application of game thinking in interactive spaces.
DeVry - Pomona, CA - Transfer - Electronics Engineering
Studied direct current (DC) theory and best practices. Built various DC circuits.

Contact

Me [@] AldoPadilla.com | 310.800.2536
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