Kelsey Staub

  • Senior Graphic Designer at Zovio
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Design

Previous positions

  • UX/UI Designer at Youngevity
  • UI Designer at Nationwide Insurance

Education

The Ohio State University, B.S., Visual Communication Design

Background

Summary

Design well. Smile often. That’s me! I’m a visual designer with experience in branding, print design, digital design, UX/UI design and project management. I’ve collaborated with various dev lines and agile teams and have designed for several content management systems, learning their capabilities and creating new components. More recently I’ve worked to design responsive sites and applications with a focus on creating positive user experiences. I have designed and developed a wide range of print and digital marketing campaigns for companies on both a local and national level. I have a deep understanding of social media marketing and creating graphics for various outlets. I’m passionate about brand development with experience in brand guideline creation and execution, as well as creating templates and spec docs to ensure consistency. In addition, I have extensive experience in project management through the creation of timelines, client meetings, and collaborations between clients, developers, production houses, and team members. Proficiencies include: Print Design, Digital Design, Responsive Design, User Experience Design, HTML5, CSS3, SEO, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, AfterEffects. Dreamweaver, Webflow, Office, Media Buying, Marketing Strategy, Project Management, Project Lead, Art Direction Check out my latest work at kelseystaub.com!

Experience

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    Zovio

    July 2018 – Present(1 year 3 months)San Diego, California

    Responsible for supporting the Marketing Department at Zovio (formerly Bridgepoint Education). Projects include digital design, print design, UX/UI design, and brand development.

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Self-Employed

    June 2004 – Present(15 years 4 months)

    Development of corporate identities, print design, digital design, and various marketing collateral. Providing recommendations for advertising, media outlets, SEO, and production costs. Designing collateral that maintains brand consistency while meeting budgetary challenges.

  • UX/UI Designer

    Youngevity

    October 2016 – July 2018(1 year 9 months)Chula Vista, CA

    Responsible for supporting the marketing department at Youngevity, a health and wellness company with products ranging from food and beverage to beauty and home. Primary responsibilities include digital design, UX/UI design, and brand development.

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  • UI Designer

    Nationwide Insurance

    April 2010 – June 2016(6 years 2 months)

    Responsible for supporting multiple lines of business via digital marketing and design. Worked with business stakeholders to gather requirements, review and iterate on designs while managing multiple timelines and deliverables. Primary tasks included digital design, UX design, brand development and project management.

  • Consultant

    Information Control Corporation

    April 2010 – January 2012(1 year 9 months)

    Provided digital design support as a contractor within Nationwide’s User Experience Department. Primary tasks included digital design, usability, information architecture, brand strategy, and brand development.

    Recommendations (1)
  • Studio Manager / Senior Designer

    the Accelerator Companies

    May 2007 – April 2010(2 years 11 months)

    Duties ranged from project management to concept, design and development of print and digital marketing tactics. Also conducted audits, researched and recommended media plans, generated quotes, and oversaw the production studio. Clientele ranged from large national companies like White Castle and Step2 to smaller non-profits like St. Johns and Lutheran Social Services.

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  • Graphic Designer

    The Ohio State University

    April 2005 – April 2007(2 years)

    Provided design support to the College of Earth Sciences. Production of geological illustrations including maps, diagrams, charts, and graphs for publications and lectures. Created marketing collateral for various course offerings.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    Nationwide Insurance

    June 2005 – August 2005(2 months)

    Worked with the Usability and Design team in order to create functional websites for Nationwide employees. Included holding focus groups, designing various print collateral, and extensive research in enabling a better user experience internally on the company website.

Education

  • The Ohio State University

    B.S., Visual Communication Design

    2002 – 2006

    Activities and Societies

    AIGA, Design Circle, Alpha Lambda Delta, Volunteer work at COSI and Children’s Hunger Alliance

  • Fachhochschule Darmstadt

    Graphic Design

    2005 – 2005

Skills & Expertise

  • Graphic Design
  • Flash
  • Information Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Wireframes
  • Web Development
  • Corporate Identity
  • User-centered Design
  • Media Buying
  • Interaction Design
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Marketing Strategy
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • User Experience