Wendy Kim
Product designer

 
 
 
 
 

Contently

Lead Product Designer
Jan 2014 – Jun 2017

Senior Designer
Mar 2013 – Jan 2014

  • Designed all parts of Contently’s B2B, enterprise, SaaS product with an emphasis on simplicity, usability, and responsiveness
  • Worked closely with developers, product managers, and key stakeholders across the organization to balance business needs and technical feasibility with good design
  • Documented all UI elements in a style guide in order to maintain visual consistency despite a rapidly growing team working in an agile framework
  • Developed journey maps, site maps, wireframes, prototypes and specs
  • Temporarily served as marketing creative director for a year while also maintaining product responsibilities
  • Oversaw and mentored junior designers

Lot18

Senior Designer
Mar 2012 – Jan 2013

Designer
May 2011 – Mar 2012

  • Led design for a cross-departmental team focused on improving the user experience from order placement to delivery via website improvements and print projects
  • Collaborated with key stakeholders to launch Collection, a major pivot from the previous flash sale-based business model, with a two-week turnaround time
  • Reconciled direct marketing needs with brand principles to create promotional materials
  • Created and coded product email templates to render across browsers and email clients
  • Identified bottlenecks in order to improve email production processes across marketing, inventory, photography, and design teams

Enter: new media

Interactive Designer
Sep 2008 – Mar 2011

  • Created Facebook pages and applications, websites, blogs, microsites, emails, print material, and decks for digital marketing agency specializing in fashion and entertainment
  • Client work included Vogue, Versace, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Lauren Merkin, A&E, and VH1

Skills & miscellany

Expert at Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver), InVision, Lucidchart, Balsamiq.

Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Experience with Ruby. Worked with lean UX and agile scrum.

Currently trying to master the perfect French omelette.

Education

Wellesley College 2004 – 2008
B.A. in History, May 2008

Parsons 2010 – 2011
Continuing Education: Typography I, Typography II

New York Code and Design Academy 2013 – 2014
Introduction to Web Design: 16-week intensive certificate course