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Michelle Lock

A UX designer and full-stack developer passionate about using design and technology to transform our lives and solve problems.

Selected Works

History Hunt

History Hunt

A mobile application for the urban explorer, embarking on scavenger hunts for historical locations in their cities.
Verbadisco

Verbadisco

A mobile application for the ultimate Harry Potter fan to easily re-learn HP trivia.
MediaBox

MediaBox

An application that gives users recommendations on what to watch based on their movie/tv show preferences.
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Professional Experience

Topix Media LabNew York, NY
Assistant Art Director March '18 - May '19

Helped plan and create company's first book designs (including covers and interiors), leading to a slate of adult and children's books every season, every year

Senior Graphic Designer October '16 - March '18

Improved company's book and magazine sales by researching cover trends in collaboration with business department, resulting in more profitable products

Graphic Designer June '15 - October '16

Led the design of several magazine projects simultaneously by creating templates to guide overall typography, color and style, assisting the Creative Director

Ibis YearbookCoral Gables, FL
Design Director August '13 - May '15

Led the design of two 480-page yearbooks, resulting in awards for the university

Education

IronhackRemote
Full-Stack Web Developer Bootcamp July '20

This was a 9-week full-time web development bootcamp

I designed and built full-stack Javascript web applications

I learned the fundamentals of programming and best practices, as well as how to think like a programmer and how to deconstruct complex problems

CareerFoundryRemote
UX/UI Design January '20

I cultivated my user-centered problem-solving design abilities and learned how to makes products and services more accessible and intuitive

This intensive, project-based course focused on research, information architecture, wireframing, prototyping and usability testing

University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL
Bachelor of Science in Communications and Graphic Design 2011 - 2015

Learned design principles and fundamentals of visual graphic design