Hi. I'm Jon Sandruck.

This is my Resume & Portfolio.

Profile

Award-winning graphic and interactive designer who strives to create value for both clients and users by creating superior brand and interactive experiences. Exceptionally skilled at translating explicit goals, observation, and analysis into insightful design. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including client-facing design leadership and account management skills. Seeking leadership role with an ambitious, design-driven organization where creativity and innovation is rewarded.

Experience

Senior User Experience Designer, Sabre Travel Network, Southlake TX - January 2013 to Present

Design software workflows and interfaces for expert users. Collaborate with product marketing team to create features that create value for professional end-users and their customers. Observe and integrate findings from usability testing. Evangelise the value of User Experience Design within Sabre Travel Network. Develop and improve processes that enable UX to provide organizational value.

Senior Interaction Designer, [x]cube LABS, Dallas, TX - May 2012 to January 2013

Translate client requirements and use-case scenarios into software architecture, user experience patterns and user interface designs for mobile applications. Collaborate with teammates in a client-facing capacity as a leader of design thinking exercises. Manage junior design staff in creation of user interface designs. Create and improve processes that enable communication and collaboration with clients, designers, and engineers.

Principal & Creative Director, ohTwentyone, Colleyville, TX - 2005 to Present

Manage projects, team members, and client expectations. Translate client needs and business goals into design requirements, recommend solutions based on budgets, timelines and best practices. Lead branding, print and web design projects for small business and association clients.

Marketing Director, Paramount Mortgage, Fort Worth, TX - 2003 to 2005

Plan and implement overall marketing strategy, as well as planning and executing individual loan officers' marketing initiatives. Lead branding and website redesign efforts. Implemented Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.

Principal & Sr. Designer, LeftUpstairs Studios, Shepherdstown, WV - 2001 to 2003

Design print, web, and branding projects for small business and association clients. Business developement. Account Management.

Partner & Designer, Jon Walker Graphic Design, Charles Town, WV - 2000 to 2001

Design print and branding projects, lead web design projects. Lead redesign of branding and web site for National Association of Governors Highway Safety Representatives. Lead branding of Singapore-based tech startup.

Education

Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV - BFA, 2000

Studio Art, Concentration in Graphic Design
Cum Laude

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD - Summer Program

Animation, Drawing

Proficiencies

HTML
XHTML
CSS
jQuery
jQuery Mobile
jQuery UI
Adobe CS Suite
Dreamweaver
Photoshop
Illustrator
inDesign
Acrobat
Microsoft Office
iWork
Pages
Numbers
Keynote
yEd
Omnigraffle
OmniOutliner

Honors

2012 Regional Design Annual - Print Magazine
LogoLounge 7 - Rockport
American Package Design Awards 2012 - GDUSA
American Graphic Design Awards 2011 - GDUSA
LogoLounge Master Collection Vol.4 - Rockport
American Web Design Awards 2011 - GDUSA
Visual Marketing: 99 Proven Ways... - Wiley
Trademarks USA 2 - Ampixx
American Graphic Design Awards 2010 - GDUSA
Trademarks USA - Ampixx
American Web Design Awards 2010 - GDUSA
Logoliscious - Harper Collins
The New Big Book of Layouts - Harper Collins
American Graphic Design Awards 2009 - GDUSA
Designing for the Greater Good - Harper Colllins
Logo Lounge Master Collection, Vol.1 - Rockport
American Web Design Awards 2009 - GDUSA
Logo Lounge Vol.5 - Rockport

Eagle Scout - Boy Scouts of America

Organizations

AIGA - DFW Board Member, Website Director
IxDA - General Member

Interests

Cycling
Cognitive Neuroscience
Behavioral Economics
Futurism
Cooking

Website design and developement for Spencer & Devon. Art Direction, Design, UI/UX Development, HTML/CSS Development

Spencer & Devon Comprehensive Branding

Creative Direction, Art Direction, Logo Design, Package Design, Identity Design, Website Design, XHTML, CSS, jQuery

Website design and developement for CityDNA and the City of Detroit. Design, UI/UX Development, HTML/CSS Development

CityDNA/Foreclosure Detroit Web Application

Graphic Design, Usability Consulting, UI/UX Design, XHTML, CSS, jQuery, jQuery UI

EMRA Welcome Kit and Brochure.

EMRA Welcome Kit

Art Direction, Graphic Design, Package Design, Brochure Design, Print Management

Website design and developement for AIGA DFW. Art Direction, Design, HTML/CSS Development, Wordpress implementation

AIGA DFW Chapter Website

Art Direction, UI/UX Design, Wordpress Development, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, Project Management

Invitation, RSVP Card, and Rehearsal Invitation. Graphic Design, Typesetting, Illustration, Map Design, Print Management

Watkins/Loeb Wedding Invitation

Graphic Design, Typesetting, Illustration, Map Design, Print Management

TSTCS Logo and Website. Logo Design, Website Design, Art Direction, Wordpress Developement, XHTML, CSS, jQuery

TST Construction Services Logo and Website

Logo Design, Website Design, Art Direction, Wordpress Developement, XHTML, CSS, jQuery

Croney Team Branding, Listing Book, Mailer. Art Direction, Logo Design, Graphic Design, Writing, Photography, Illustration, Print Management

Croney Team Comprehensive Branding

Art Direction, Logo Design, Graphic Design, Writing, Photography, Illustration, Print Management

ACEP Advocacy Center Website, Mobile Web App, Responsive Web Design, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Website Design, User Modeling

ACEP Advocacy Center Website/Mobile Web Application

Art Direction, Design Strategy, User Modeling, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery

Joshua Expeditions Brochures, Print Design, Graphic Design, Art Direction

Joshua Expeditions Brochures

Art Direction, Graphic Design, Print Production, Photo Editing, Information Design

Various Logo Designs

Market Research, Branding Strategy, Illustration

ACEP Advocacy Center
Logo for website and web application meant for journalists and policy makers to use on their smartphones. The icon needed to simply convey the purpose of the website.

Allygn IT
Logo for Denver-based Managed Service IT provider that serves nonprofit organizations. Client-base is primarily female and comfortable with technology, but looking to outsource it and reduce cost.

Art of Opera Foundation
The Art of Opera Foundation is a nonprofit group that aims to reframe Opera as contemporary art, instead of art history. Implied human heart and soprano's open mouth reference life and vitality.

Coppell Humane Society
Logo for local (unafiliated with the national organization) all-volunteer humane organization specializing in dogs and cats. The logo emphasizes the similarities between dogs and cats, and the people who love them.

The Dracul
Logo for comic book about the real life childhood of Vlad Tepes, also known as Vlad "The Impaler" Dracula. Illustration and custom lettering based on period-accurate romanian drawings and calligraphy.

ER Crisis in America
Logo for campaign to promote education and funding for the improvement of Emergency Room conditions in America.

Forecast Dynamics
Logo for software company that specializes in using neuro-modeling to analyze supply chain data and provide 'just in time' inventory and logistical support.

KeepOpen.com
Logo for hosted open-source content mangement system that aims to help artists, nonprofits and small businesses focus on publishing websites, instead of designing and building them.

Keep Your ER Open
Logo for initiative to improve funding and availability of Emergency Rooms in rural or otherwise underserved communities.

Live for the Cure
Logo for branded fundraising arm of the Chronic Disease Fund.

Longhorn Fabrication
Logo for metal fabricator and manufacturer of laser-cut metal parts for industrial applications.

myIT.com
Logo for Bedford, TX-based managed services IT provider. Target market is small to medium businesses looking to cut costs by outsourcing IT to a knowledgable partner.

ProsthoWorks
Logo for Arlington, TX-based prosthodontic practice. Client focussed on the precision and artistry of his work.

Risky Drinking
Logo for NHTSA-funded campaign to educate the public about the risks of binge drinking and drinking and driving. Included website and brochure.

Screen Nerd
Logo for TV and Movie review website that focussed on long-form reporting and analysis of television and film and its cultural relevance.

Tidy Tom's
Logo for residential and commercial cleaning service. The long-term plan for the identity was to have different divisions use different colors and cleaning implements.

Get in Touch

Mail, Phone or Form. I'm happy to talk about your project.

Jon Sandruck

User Experience Designer

501 Colleyville Terrace
Colleyville, TX 76034
phone: (817) 504-7550
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