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Chris Hough

Chris Hough

Creative Director

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User Experience, Interactive and Visual Design

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Garnet Capital Advisors

Design Director

Responsible for the user interaction and interface design of a financial web site that allows buyers to securely research, bid on, and purchase portfolios of debt and other assets from sellers including the FDIC.

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Web Site Therapy

Creative Director and Executive Producer

Design and develop products and services for a wide range of Internet businesses encompassing entertainment, e-commerce, business-to-business, and educational web sites.

Expertise includes branding, interactive product development, user experience and interface design, graphic design, information architecture, production management, and client-side technology development.

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World Wrestling Entertainment

Creative Director - Online

Supervision of all UX design, art direction and graphics production for WWE online. Managed a team to produce designs and prototypes with fast turnarounds. Worked with ad sales, upper management, and on-air creative services to gather requirements. Projects included web site design and maintenance, promotions, ads, and special features including games, streaming video PPV events, and social media happenings.

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Garnet Capital Advisors

Head of Web Programming

Managed the development of a financial site that conducts auctions of loan portfolios for private companies as well as the FDIC. Selected relevant technologies and development partners.

Oversaw the development of an online document management system. The site included user registration and management, secure transactions, and online tools for buyers and sellers.

Responsible for site usage analysis, search engine optimization, and database administration.

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Diversified Investment Advisors

User Interface (UI) Manager

Managed the UI team including designers and programmers. Produced financial web sites enabling individuals to manage their investments and administrators to manage their company retirement plans. Worked with legal and financial departments to define the application requirements involving multiple contingencies. Managed the production of the graphic design, flow charts, wireframes, HTML prototypes and web pages.

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Viacom Interactive Services

Design Director

Developed the user experience for online Viacom properties from MTV, VH1, Paramount, Nickelodeon, Blockbuster and Viacom Corporate. This included the creative concept, interactive and navigation design, graphic design, art direction, and information architecture. Projects included web sites, interactive television, and stand-alone applications for entertainment, e-commerce, and education.

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Viacom Interactive Services

Senior Producer Designer

Managed teams of producers, programmers, designers and HTML coders to create web sites for Viacom companies. Responsibilities included UX design, outsourcing to key design and technology partners, creation of proposals, budgets and schedules.

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Showtime Networks Interactive, Viacom Inc.

Producer/Designer

Produced the user interface for the following interactive television projects: Showtime Anytime and Movietime Anytime (MOD services), The Blockbuster Video Navigator, a 3-D navigational tool for the fast browsing of databases, and the Nickelodeon Secret Writer, a tool for kids to encode and send messages over the Internet.

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Video Services Lab, NYNEX Science & Technology Inc.

Broadband Multimedia Applications Consultant

Designed the user interface for the NYNEX video on demand trial involving Liberty Cable and Time-Warner Inc. Served on the requirements team for the NYNEX broadband set top box. Designed and programed the UI for the NYNEX Shuttle, a broadband network for videoconferencing and the exchange of high quality audio and video information. Managed the marketing research team for broadband networking and telecommunications.

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New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

MPS, Interactive Telecommunications

Colgate University

B.A., Philosophy

Fairfield University, Graduate School of Mass Communications

Public Relations

New York University Summer Publishing Institute

Book and Magazine Publishing

Yale University School of Art

Seminar in Computer Graphics