Senior UX/UI Designer
May 2021 – present
Clients: Gillette (US & CA),
Art of Shaving, Braun, Venus,
Joy & Glee
I helped lead the DTC North America team to set the brand product direction, as well as optimize the design/dev process and roadmap. I created a template-based design system for the team to execute faster implementation. (This is now being shared with global teams) Worked with key stakeholders to help define a new content strategy to help. Maintain a holistic view of the product and drive toward a simple and coherent user experience.
Endurance Int. Group
Senior UX Designer
October 2020 – May 2021
Produce product sketches, wireframes, mockups, conceptual designs and layouts for user-facing functionality. Lead cross-functional design reviews with product management and engineering. Drive stakeholder reviews and prototypes throughout the design lifecycle.
Embrace Home Loans
Senior UX & Design Lead
November 2017 – March 2020
Clients: Embrace Home Loans
Collaborated with marketing and development. Created component-based template system for EHL. Streamlined entire web delivery process. Created user-initiated interactive chat to aid in user data collection. Created loan officer customer scenario tool to ease onboarding. Created and launched “Embrace The Dadvice” marketing campaign.
UX/UI Design, Senior Creative
April 2017 – August 2017
Clients: E.R.S., Iotopia Solutions
Collaborated with clients, marketing team, and development. Conceptualized, implemented, and integrated creative for Iotopia clients. Lead development team on execution of multi-tiered platform tool for efficiency company. Guided development of best practices and optimization. Researched trends in online marketing and advertising solutions
August 2012 – November 2016
Clients: Saltmoney.org, ASA
Delivered financial education products and services to one million college students and 300+ institutional clients. Conceptualized, implemented, and integrated creative for saltmoney.org. Worked with marketing, analytics, development, and borrower’s services to solve for both existing and new product enhancements. Managed a team of production artists and junior designers. Researched trends in online marketing and advertising solutions.
Senior Art Director
April 2010 – August 2012
November 2004 – May 2008
Clients: Bank of America, Tide,
Goodyear, Oral B, GM, Pontiac,
Sara Lee, Gillette, Oral B.
Paramount Pictures, AT&T, and
Conceptualized, implemented, and integrated creative for Digitas clients. Liaison between marketing, development, creative services, and the client. Problem-solved, performance, and optimization of function of interactive client projects. Researched trends in online marketing and advertising solutions. Worked closely with creative teams on different levels of project execution. Flash design and animation, Traditional HTML design implementation.
Web Design/Video Direction
June 2016 – Present
Maintain day to day for the P.O.D. website & social channels. Lyric video for “Soundboy Killa” from the album Circles. Official animated video for “When Angels and Serpents Dance.” As well as poster illustrator & cover artist.
January 2019 – February 2019
Storyboarded, illustrated and animated the story for their debut single “Funeral Of The Hunt”off their album The Boundless Black.
Web Designer / Animator
September 2003 – Nov. 2011
Clients: Slipknot, Ill Nino, Theory of
a Deadman, Rob Zombie, Collective
Soul, To My Surprise, Opeth, & more
Collaborated with music artists, marketing, and development. Delivered workflows, sites, videos, and other design collateral for various clients. Conceptualized, implemented, and integrated creative for Roadrunner artists. Created content within a consumer experience in order to galvanize existing core supporters and generate brand ambassadors. Designed and implemented artist website and all social profile upgrades.
Senior Online Producer
February 2002 – May 2006
(full-time & freelance)
Korn, Jennifer Lopez, Good Charlotte,
Alkaline Trio, Cypress Hill, Pearl Jam,
Ramones, and more
Collaborated with music artists, marketing, and development. Delivered workflows, sites, videos, and other design collateral for various clients. Conceptualized, implemented, and integrated creative for Sony Music recording artists (including artist branding, interactive design, and video) Specialized in digital innovation and product management. Designed and implemented artist website and all social profile upgrades.
August 1999 – June 2001
Clients: Nine Inch Nails, IBM,
Vivian Lives, Alfy.com,
Whoopi.com, & Maxim
Directed and animated episodes of critically acclaimed “Behind theMusic That Sucks” Designed and created Flash & HTML site experiences for various clients.
Name: Bill Curran
Aliases: Bill, Dad, Evil Little Clown
Education: School of Visual Arts (BFA 1996)
Wins: 122 Losses: 25 Ties: 8
Clapping to the beat, Spiders, Guys named Stew,
Gravity, Bacon Bits, and the collective works of
Did you know?:
As a young child, I was drawn to dance. However, my dreams of being a competitive clog dancer came to a screeching halt. The papers referred to this as, “The Butter Debacle.” It was only then I decided to give this whole art & design thing a try. I would like to point out that some of the above paragraph above may or may not be factually accurate.
It was mainly to see if you were actually reading this. So… I’m a senior level created with strong UX/UI and design chops. I have 20+ years of experience, with a wide client range. I’m a driven problem solver and work extremely well under pressure. My unique skillset and diverse background can work well for your needs.