Cassia Dominguez

  • User Experience Designer at Unbroken Studios
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Computer Games

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at U.S. Jaclean, Inc.
  • Sr User Interface Artist at Electronic Arts

Education

California College of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design Communication & Minor in Photography

Background

Summary

Work with companies that specialize in creative marketing, interactive design, and service avenues. I love to develop services and products that make an impact on digital media, entertainment, and make a difference in peoples lives. Awards: Best Interface Design – Reinvention of game interface and functionality design from PC to Console. Best Game Brochure – “Gladius” showcase original game, while generating 3x pre-sales orders. Best Game Artist – Star Wars, Medal of Honor, Lord of the Rings, Command & Conquer, Call of Duty. Clients: Activision Treyarch, Electronic Arts, CBS, Warner Brothers, Respawn Entertainment, AFI Conservatory, Kimberly Metz Photography, Wik-id Studios, Dino Kids™, Pokemon, LEGO, History Channel…

Experience

  • User Experience Designer

    Unbroken Studios

    October 2017 – Present(2 years)El Segundo, California

    Craft beautiful game experiences and interfaces. Build wireframes, maps, user flows, and system diagrams to think and communicate ideas that impact the end-to-end game experience. Closely collaborate within multidisciplinary product team (design, engineering, and product management) to plan, build, and implement features. Present a range of design concepts, actively research behavior change UX concepts, and take the game play/design in new directions.

  • Creative Design Consultant

    Cassia Dominguez Design

    April 2009 – Present(10 years 6 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Establish the conceptual, stylistic, and artistic direction and execution for all design projects and services. Creative direction, art direction, and graphic design for a range of client/company/agencies in the areas of creative marketing, interactive design, user interface, virtual reality, and product concepts for multiple industries and markets.

    Recommendations (4)
  • Graphic Designer

    U.S. Jaclean, Inc.

    July 2015 – October 2017(2 years 3 months)Gardena, CA

    Creative Services: Conceptualized and designed visual collateral for promotions, branding & marketing, product campaigns, logos, packaging, brochures, website design, banner ads, and social media assets for Health and Wellness products that foster personal health, balance, and renew your spirit.

  • Sr User Interface Artist

    Electronic Arts

    August 2004 – April 2009(4 years 8 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Create art and graphical elements for original/franchise IP, work with software engineers and action scriptwriters to develop the complete User Interface for video games and mobile devices, including menus systems, icon displays, 3D assets, game websites, style guides and functionality.

    Recommendations (5)
  • Graphic Design Specialist

    LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC

    April 2000 – August 2004(4 years 4 months)San Francisco Bay Area

    Creative Services: Conceptualized and designed visual collateral for promotions, branding, trade show kiosk, marketing campaigns, and product merchandise, print advertisements, logos, packaging, brochures, game manuals, website design, banner ads, and social media assets.

    Recommendations (1)

Education

  • California College of the Arts

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design Communication & Minor in Photography

    1998 – 2000

    Graphic Design Internship with Vanderbyl Design (Michael Vanderbyl is the Dean of Design at California College of the Arts)

  • Ringling College of Art and Design

    Transfered to CCA, Graphic and Interactive Communication

    1996 – 1998

    • Designed a Coca Cola bottle, which is included as a case study in “Graphic Translation”, authored by the Head of Design at Ringling College, Kimberly Elam, at Studio Resource, Inc. Publishing. Currently available at Amazon and Lulu.com.

Languages

  • Spanish

  • Spanglish

Skills & Expertise

  • Graphic Design
  • Video Games
  • Illustrator
  • Mobile Applications
  • Creative Direction
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Film
  • Logo Design
  • Digital Illustration
  • User Interface
  • Interaction Design
  • Photoshop
  • Game Development
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Virtual Reality
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • Augmented Reality
  • User Experience
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Fine Art

Certifications

  • Children’s Studies – Psychological Development of Children

    ALISON – Online Learning Certification, License CS-2015

    January 2015

  • Physical Therapy Aide

    LACC Community Services Program, License PTA-2014

    November 2014

  • Usui Reiki First Degree Certification

    International Center for Reiki Training, License Reiki 01

    September 2014

Courses

Cassia Dominguez Design

  • UploadVR – AR Workshop

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Art Program Volunteer

    Animal History Museum

    February 2015 – Present(4 years 8 months)Animal Welfare

    Help put together projects to educate children on the relationship between Human and Animal bonds. Program consist of Story Books, Art & Crafts, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). In effort to bring communities and parents together to bring awareness on animal issues.

  • Graphic Designer Volunteer

    Mercy For Animals

    May 2017 – Present(2 years 5 months)Animal Welfare

    Help volunteer and contribute my skills for animal awareness, especially farm animals. Education and compassion for animals.

Causes Cassia cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Environment
  • Science and Technology