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Trenton Payne

trentonpayne@me.com

206-854-1801

 

::: E M P L O Y M E N T   H I S T O R Y :::

Overworld Games

2017

Title: Designer

+ Design look and feel for cards, game boards, rules and boxes.

 

Space goat productions

2016-2017

Title: Art Director

+ Lead a creative team of illustrators and sculptors to create The Terminator Board Game

+ Created style guide for successful Terminator Kickstarter Campaign 

+ Designed all components of tabletop game including dual gameboards, cards, etc.

 

Game services live

2015-2016

Title: Senior User Experience Designer

+ Created wireframes for Breakaway video game website

+ Built wireframes for Game Services website  

+ Created style guides for above titles

+ Modified designs to software upload for Game Developers using new services

 

twitch.tv (seattle)

2015

Title:  User Experience Designer

+ Developed purchase flow process and checkout experience for Twitch.tv

+ Modified software upload for game companies with new UX wireframes

+ Visually skinned above wireframes

 

Gamecircle

2013-2015

Title: Senior User Experience Designer

+ UX design/ VX design for GameCircle

+ Kindle Tablet and Phone Integration

+ Created all style guides

+ Team assisted social aspect introduction

+ Feature parity design for Fire TV

+ Interaction design

 

Amazon.com - Mobile

2011-2013

Title: Senior Visual Designer Lead 

+ Managed team of UX Designers

+ Visual designer/ UI designer for navigation components across all platforms

+ Created high-touch graphics for email distribution

+ Managed marketing solutions for mobile platforms

 

Endless.com

2008-2011

Title: Visual Designer 

+ Sole Visual Designer, Soft lines for Endless.com

+ Created Site Flips on a monthly, bi-monthly basis  

+ Created high-touch graphics for email distribution

+ Completed monthly and seasonal trend guides

+ Art Director - Photo Shoots, both product and model

+ Oversaw and mentored graphic design interns

 

Intrepid Learning Solutions

2005-2008

Title: Video Producer/ Graphic Designer

+ Oversaw and managed creative team to create rich media for both the web and event presentation

+ Produced, wrote, and directed all digital video projects for primarily e-learning purposes

+ Integrated with vendors and collect bids for freelance personnel

+ Created engaging graphic design in the form of VFX/DVD menu, etc.

+ Created scripts/storyboards for video production

 

Typhon Films

2004-2005

Title: Creator and Director of Animated Shorts/Documentaries/Graphic Design

+ Produced and directed all creative projects.

+ Marketed to film festivals and other various national viewings

+ Grant writing for documentary funds/winner of Seattle's Artist Trust GAP Award for 2005.

+ Writer for successful non-profit scholarship status from 911 Media and Wiggly World Studios.

+ Hired interns for production assistant positions

 

Safeco Insurance

1999-2004

Title: Graphic Designer/Associate Video Producer

+ Managed onsite production

+ Designed and updated intranet site for Multimedia team

+ In charge of maintaining style guide for graphic department

+ Producer on video production/film production

+ Assisted with on-screen props

+ Wrote and produced videos for local and national events.

+ Designed and produced CD-ROM titles.

 

::: C L I E N T  L I S T :::

 

Amazon.com

Skinned UI/UX experiences for a myriad of amazon products across all platforms including Kindle and mShop for iPad, android and windows phone.

 

Endless.com

Created site flips, email graphics, print, online banners and online trend guides for endless.com focusing on shoes, handbags, watches and jewelry. 

 

Microsoft

Created multiple digital video presentations assisting in training of employees. Also created recruiting video for future sales team/compression for online delivery. Also manage graphic designers assigned to create online presentations, web emails, etc.

 

Boeing Corporation

Oversee multimedia animators and graphic designers assigned to create Boeing web training courses. Art direct/video production of multiple training videos/produce, hire, manage vendors in production and pre-production of audio voice-over work/ DVD menu creation.

 

Autodesk

Manage graphic designers assigned to create presentations for national events. Design/video production of multiple projects training videos for national sales events. Oversee vendors, audio talent.

 

Symetra

Online Flash animation for training purposes.

 

Safeco

Art direction/video production/graphic design for national sales events, commercials/Power Point.

 

Space Goat Productions

Art direction for tabletop games.

 

::: E D U C A T I O N :::

 

- Certificate Program - Multimedia for the Web

   University of Washington , Washington, USA

 

- Certificate Program - Advanced Writing for Fiction and Marketing

   University of Washington , Washington, USA

 

- B.A. Communications - Major in Psychology, Video Production/ Screenwriting for Film, Television

   University of Missouri , Kansas City, USA

 

::: R E F E R E N C E S :::

 

Mayumi Nagashima: Sr User Experience Designer

Email: mayumin@amazon.com

 

Josh Slimp: Senior UI designer for Endless.com

Email: jslimp@amazon.com

 

Ben Babcock: Senior Researcher

Email: benbab@gmail.com