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Michael Crane

Michael Crane

UX Designer







UI/UX Designer

• Mobile application design

- Designed version 2 of SpiderOak’s iOS application for the iPhone & iPad
- Designed version 2 of SpiderOak’s Android application

• Website design

- Designed the admin management console web app interface to control user’s file sharing portals for our business product
- Designed web access pages interface for controlling, sharing & viewing files for both personal & business products
- Designed ShareRoom pages interface for controlling, sharing & viewing files for both personal & business products

• Application design

- Team lead for the design of the desktop client application’s OS integration for Mac & Windows allowing users to interact with & control file backup, sharing & syncing from the OS file browser.

• Graphics

- Mac & Windows installer graphics
- Mac desktop removable drive icon

Career medium 02
Career medium 01

Tech Stuck

Technology Consultant

• Custom setup based on user interaction
• Computer & technology instruction
• Private training
• Personal Shopping
• Observational product recommendations
• Troubleshooting


User Experience Designer

• Mobile application prototyping, schematics & design

- Designed the first mockup for Ark’s planned mobile app
- Site schematics & design
- Assisted in designing several pages and web elements for Ark Version 2
- Designed several conceptual versions of the alternative signup web form

• Mobile site schematics & design

- Designed the mockup for Ark’s planned mobile site including the dashboard, cause page and donation interface

• Administered Ark’s mobile application marketing campaigns through Gowalla and Foursquare
• Quality Assurance

Career medium 02
Career medium 04

User Experience

▸ Connecting the goals and vision of the company to the end-user.
▸ Initiating communication between end-user recommendations to developers.
▸ New member training.
▸ Recommending appropriate changes based on user feedback.




▸ Utilized social media for marketing and personal brand image
▸ Built a personal ad campaign using Google AdWords
▸▸ The first month alone received 53,876 impressions in one focused city
▸▸ Personally chosen managed placement domains outside of Google received 5,597 impressions in one focused city
▸▸ By carefully choosing unique yet focused keywords I was able to remain within my target budget of $50 and by spending $29.55

Career medium 02
Career medium 04


Mac Specialist

▸ Provided complete and appropriate solutions for every customer
▸ Found innovative ideas to improve store processes and performance
▸ Used proactive solutions for the organization and appearance of the store
▸ Translated technical information to the non-technical customer


Walgreen Co.

Recruitment & Diversity Services Intern

▸ Managed group of summer interns
▸ Developed new technological initiatives for recruitment using cellular devices and the internet
▸ Designed and implemented postings for new positions though educational and diversity websites
▸ Researched and surveyed organizations on employee sabbatical program in Compensation & Benefits
▸ Sourced potential candidates based on job description and requirements
▸ Researched educational pharmacy/health-care management programs for implementing new positions

Career medium 06
Career medium 06

I Imagine Studio

Marketing Intern

▸ Created business development ad campaigns for the organization
▸ Worked in a team in order to strategize and manage clients internet and print media advertisements
▸ Built online ad campaigns for internal recruitment purposes


DePaul University

MS, Human-Computer Interaction

Illinois Institute of Technology

M.S. Personnel & Human Resource Development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Northwestern University

Certificate, Master of Product Development

University of Colorado Boulder

B.S., Psychology