PATRICK HARRY

UX DESIGNER

Website: http://PatrickHarry.com

Email: PatHarryUX@gmail.com

Phone: 503-522-8391

SKILLS

About Me

For the past decade, I have worked as a musician. Music and UX both fuel my fascination for technology and aesthetics. User-centered design is my passion, and I cannot wait to take on the next opportunity!

UX Tools

  • Axure
  • Omnigraffle
  • Paper Prototyping
  • HTML5
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sharpie®
  • Post-it®

UX Process

  • User Research
  • Usability Testing
  • User Flows & Sitemaps
  • Sketching & Wireframes
  • Mockups & Prototypes
  • Communication Design
  • Information Architecture
  • User-Centered Approach

UX EXPERIENCE

Harlem Biospace

New York, NY

Summer 2014

General Assemb.ly Project "CoLab"

This was the culmination of a 10-week course. Working in a team of three, we designed the key aspects of a multi-sided social platform for professionals within the field of BioTech. My primary roles were to conduct user research, build an Axure prototype, and to communicate closely with stakeholders during the ideation process.

General Assemb.ly

New York, NY

Summer 2014

User Experience Design Immersive

I participated in a full-time course in User Experience Design. The course material covered a broad array of foundational tools and skills. I completed five projects, each focusing in on different aspects of UX Design. The nexus of the course was a project with an actual client! I gained a strong foundation in the elements of user-centered design.

PAST EXPERIENCE

"A Night with Janis Joplin"

New York, NY

2013-2014

Bass Player/ Background Vocals Onstage on Broadway

We performed eight shows a week. I had the opportunity to engage with a wide variety of audiences. We made numerous promotional television appearances, including Katie Couric and CBS’s Macy®’s Thanksgiving Day Parade coverage.

"Janis" National Tour

OR, OH, CA, WI, DC

Summer 2011

Bass Player/ Background Vocals

I traveled the country performing in a show that ultimately ended up on Broadway. We spent between 4 and 8 weeks in each city.

Freelance Musician

Portland, OR / NYC

2004-2014

Bass Player

Extensive experience in theater, concert, and casual performances. Working as a musician, my main goals are always centered around the visceral impact on audience members. I see this as a strong parallel with User-Centered Design.

EDUCATION

Portland State University

Portland, OR

Class of 2010

Bachelor’s of Music in Jazz Bass Performance

I was able to study with musicians of an extremely high calibre. The most valuable part of this program was the extreme focus on real-world performance experience.