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" Creating modern solutions in software is my passion. My expertise in the execution of design, web development, user experience, and product management promises a dynamic delivery to every project. "

- Jake Arciniega

UX/UI Designer
Front-End Developer

About


My story begins with the Olympic sport of Table Tennis. While playing at a tournament in the Fall of 2013, I discovered the Lindenwood University Table Tennis Team by accident. Nearly one year later I landed an athletic scholarship to play on that same team. While attending, I chose the best program that complemented exactly who I was. Dreams really do come true.



Bachelors of Arts
Interactive Media & Web Design
Lindenwood University 2018

What I Do

Graphic Design / Branding

I create simple design graphics and layouts for small or large businesses. Utilizing brand identity through design is vital for recognition.

Video Production / Animation

I have 18 years of experience with cinematography and visual editing. I've created advertisements, short films, public service announcements, and graphical animations.

Web Design / Front-End Development

I've used several development languages building websites and software. I'm familiar with using Wordpress, REACT, REACT Native, .NET, .NET Core, NodeJS, HTML, CSS, jQuery, and JavaScript.

UX/UI Design

Ideation from the user to a deliverable design/product is critcal in the thinking process. Executing research and iterations properly ensures validation during website and software development. I've learned this process very well over the years.

UX/UI Designer
Front-End Developer
Product Manager

B.E.S.T. Inc.
Des Plaines, IL

Sept '20 - Present

• Plan, design, and deliver complete User Experience strategy
• Conduct UX research on banking services and fintech payment processing
• Assist in building software in .Net, React, and React Native architecture
• Design and develop front-facing product/marketing websites
• Product ownership/management of three software solutions

Product Manager
Web Developer

Lightblue Ventures
St. Louis, MO

Jul '19 - Apr '20

• Manage, maintain, and develop complete product implementation
• Execution of UX strategy for browser extension, website, and branding
• Develop, design, and build website with several front-end languages
• Coordinated social media marketing and advertising strategy
• Collaborate with project management system, git, and agile strategy

Web Content Specialist
Wells Fargo Advisors
St. Louis, MO

Aug '18 - Jul '19

• Coordinated with brand strategy to enhance advisor-to-client research
• Published daily market updates using SDL content management system
• Created newly designed pages with SDL components to condense content
• Drafted layout mockups to develop and deliver an improved menu navigation
• Implemented existing pages, data, and web flow to advance current UX

Web Developer
Project Lead

IMWD Firm
St. Charles, MO

Aug '15 - May '18

• Meet with clients to present templates, wireframes, and sign contracts
• Manage design team members to create, develop, and assign content
• Organize content, backups, and communicate online with Basecamp
• Execute HTML, CSS, jQuery, and JS in Bootstrap & HTML5 frameworks
• Redesigned Firm website & created complete design guide for developers

Contact

Email

jakeman1031@gmail.com

Phone

231.360.5868