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Greg Ellison

UX/UI Designer + Content Strategist

Phone: 303.847.7789 Email: gregory.ellison47@gmail.com Portfolio: gregellisondesign.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gregoryellison47/

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I am an innovative " " " " and forward thinking creative. I have a broad skill set in UX, with experience in research, sketching, creating personas/scenarios, story boarding, wireframing, prototyping, and testing. I also have a strong passion for creating great content. Im comfortable and familiar with diving deep to understand the why of a business and craft a story to deliver that message as part of a well executed content strategy. It doesnt stop thereI have even created entire brand identities.

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Skills: User-centered Design, Interaction

Design, Usability Testing, Mobile UX, Persona Creation, Stakeholder Interviews, Card Sorting, Responsive Design, UI Design, Interactive Prototyping, Wireframing, Agile Methology in UX/ Design, Content Strategy, Branding & Identity, Social Media Marketing

Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch,


OmniGrafe, Google Analytics

The Agile methodology and customer-focused design processes are at the core of what I do. Im also an active participant in the design community. I attend as many events and conferences as possible in order to collaborate with other creative minds, and I stay on top of new trends and best practices for web application design.

Graduate Student BDW | 2013Current

BDW is an internationally recognized 50-week designer founder accelerator at CU Boulder that focuses on design, technology, and entrepreneurism. We are a bunch of thinkers, doers, and makers who believe we can make the world a better place through conscious design. Ive gained valuable experience and knowledge from faculty who work in the industry and have experience working at some of the best agencies around. Along with three other students, I co-founded wAkeio, a social messaging alarm clock app for the iPhone platform.

Butcher Whole Foods Market | 20102011, 20132014

I was a team member in the highest volume meat department in the United States. Excellent customer service and the ability to work under pressure were paramount in this job. As a result of being a team player, I was voted outstanding team member by my co-workers four times in a two year span.

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English Teacher Donghyun Elementary School (Busan, South Korea) | 2011-2012

Taught the English language in a public elementary school to grades 3-6 as part of the government-run national English program. Responsible for coming up with creative lesson plans to keep over 600 Korean students engaged and focused on learning English in a fun way. This position gave me valuable experience working with people from different cultural backgrounds, delegating tasks to co-workers, and adapting my teaching approach to accommodate children with different learning styles, demonstrating exibility and improvisational skills.

University of Colorado at Boulder BDW Graduate Program | 2013-2014

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Metropolitan State University of Denver BA, Organizational Communication/Financial Services | 2007-2011 Universidad de Salamanca (Salamanca, Spain) Spanish and International Business | 2009-2009

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