Michael Parker

  • Design + Code
  • Huntington Beach, California, United States
  • Internet

Previous positions

  • IxD Interaction Designer at Weedmaps
  • Production Designer at Weedmaps

Education

The Art Institute of California-Orange County, Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Multi-Disciplinary Product Designer, with a strong Interactive UI/UX skillset in both B2C and B2B Markets; driven by a true passion for bridging the gap between Design & Code. Fully adept in Sketch/Figma, Framer X (React Libraries + Typescript), I design/prototype products for both web and mobile end-to-end experiences.

Experience

  • Sr. IxD Interaction Designer

    Weedmaps

    January 2019 – Present(9 months)Irvine

  • IxD Interaction Designer

    Weedmaps

    February 2018 – May 2019(1 year 3 months)Irvine, ca

  • Production Designer

    Weedmaps

    January 2017 – June 2018(1 year 5 months)Irvine, California

  • Photo Retoucher

    Weedmaps

    March 2016 – January 2017(10 months)Irvine, ca

  • Production Designer

    Outlive Supply Co

    October 2015 – December 2016(1 year 2 months)

    Outlive Supply is a movement focused on artistic growth, and quality clothing. Our roots are tied deeply in streetwear, music, and art. Driven by long time friends Ryan Kyles and Michael Parker, Hailing from Huntington Beach California, offering a slightly darker take on modern streetwear. Outlive Supply sets-out to set-apart; creating our own path. Be yourself and live beyond! Head to our website now to keep up with the day to day grind. www.outlivesupply.co

  • Hospital Corpsman

    US Navy

    November 2011 – April 2015(3 years 5 months)

    Honorably discharged veteran, and decorated Hospital Corpsman Michael Parker, has a proven military track record of discipline and attention to detail. A leader amongst his peers, on and off duty, always providing quality service and strong work ethic.

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Defheven Media

    September 2011 – 2015(4 years 1 month)

    DEFHEVEN MEDIA. The one stop shop for all things media: graphic design, illustration, web design, video graphics, video editing, photo editing, prints, package design, we simply do it all. Creativity lies within the depth of our mind, we exceed those depths.

Education

  • The Art Institute of California-Orange County

    Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Graphic Design

    2014 – 2016

    Undergraduate student in the Bachelors of Science, Graphic & Web Design program.

Languages

  • English

Projects

  • Weedmaps “High Las Vegas”​ Ad Campaign

    Illustrating the narrative, planning shots, and drawing panels to demonstrate action and maintain continuity between scenes of an animation

    Team Members (1):
    • Michael Parker

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Thought Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Graphic Design
  • Ethnography
  • CSS
  • Photo Editing
  • Illustrator
  • Illustration
  • Creative Direction
  • Photo Manipulation
  • Photography
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Veterans
  • Team Leadership
  • Photo Retouching
  • User Experience Design
  • Photo Restoration
  • InDesign
  • Packaging
  • Art
  • Graphic Illustrations
  • Photoshop
  • Photo Realistic Rendering
  • Tenacious Work Ethic
  • Squarespace
  • Dreamweaver
  • HTML5
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Packaging Design
  • WordPress
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Typography
  • HTML
  • Social Media
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • Adobe Photoshop

Certifications

  • Pharmacy Technician, and Emergency Medical Technician

    , License

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Michael cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Politics
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Services