Then and Now Brad Jackvony  


My goal is to continue to create smart and intuitive designs and interfaces that help to build strong and powerful marketing and creative solutions for my projects & clients that exceed all expectations.

12 years experience in Marketing, Advertising & Branding, Creative Direction, Multimedia/Web Design, Interactive Design, Print Design, Flash Design and Animation, Web Development and Programming, UI Design and Proto-typing, Project Management, Video Design & Production...

Adobe CS Suite
: Expert -- Photoshop CS /ImageReady CS/ Illustrator CS / InDesign CS / After Effects CS / Adobe Audition

Macromedia Studio MX 2004 Suite: Expert -- Dreamweaver MX / Flash MX / Fireworks MX /RoboHelp

Quark Xpress 6, Microsoft PowerPoint, Swift 3D, Working Knowledge 3d software: Maya 6.5, LightWave 6.0 FreeHand MX, Adobe Premiere, Audio Editing software, Microsoft Office, XP, Apple OS, etc

Web Code and Standards: HTML, JavaScript, DHTML, CSS, XML, ActionScript -- Understanding of .ASPX, .ASP, JSP, PHP, Perl, CGIs, VBScript, ColdFusion, Database setup, SQL, Sequel Server


Work History
Know How






Sr UI Creative Lead / Business Analyst

Waltham, Ma. (June 05' - present)
  • Responsible for the product planning and UI design throughout the execution cycle, including: competitive analysis, gathering product requirements, defining product vision, creating preliminary design concepts, and working with developers to implement and iterate. On the business side, l assist to develop the product strategy, positioning, pricing, and all elements related to the business case.
  • Work closely with product marketing managers defining new products as well as enhancements to existing products. Create detailed user interface designs; including prototyping, for web, mobile devices, TV and client based applications. Apply design look and feel, color scheme, branding, graphics, iconography, typography, task flow, interactions and navigation to all work.
  • Maintain technical knowledge around User Centered Design practices, use of templates & components, and prototype process. Complete all assigned tasks within timeframes that are documented on project plans.
  • Effectively plan & organize daily tasks to drive outstanding items to closure within negotiated deadlines. Recognize constraints and dependencies, effectively managing these issues into your timelines.
  • Participate in requirements gathering efforts and discussions surrounding business client needs.  Effectively persuade and influence to bridge the gap between business requirements and user needs.
  • Participate in risk management activities with project team peers, proactively identifying potential risk events and providing input to risk quantification and mitigation strategies.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and independent thinking
Sr Creative UI Designer

Waltham, Ma. (Feb 03' - June 05')

  • Constructed new procedures and concepts that strengthen Verizon's corporate short term and long term goals regarding software design, product planning and partnership relationships. Involved in the highest level of creativity for new business products from the concept, through the research, to the design and development of the prototype and ultimately the pand development strategies for many parts of Verizon's corporate creative and design projects. Those projects concentrate on interactive and print mediums - including websites, software, and product logos - and also includes design and creative for future mediums such as interactive TV, software for mobile and home phones, and future devices.

  • My team was in charge of new product design, logos, interfaces, marketing pitches, and much more - to assist Verizon's new product offerings and services. By utilizing new and traditional media, I helped combine various marketing pitches involving print (books, handouts, powerpoint presentations) and new media (websites, flash animations, video presentations... etc). Using the latest creative software such as Flash MX, Photoshop, Dreamweaver MX, from leading software companies (Macromedia, Adobe, Microsoft) - I create and design various GUI concepts for web and interactive mediums.

Sr. Creative/ UI Design Consultant (Multimedia/ Print)
Boston, Ma. (March 01' - Feb 03')

  • As Creative/New Media Director - I consult and direct interactive and traditional strategies for large and small businesses- including design, developement, marketing, and branding for their interactive and online services. Drawing from years of experience, as well as new market research, I develop information architecture, navigation, user interface, and visual tone for multimedia projects, which enhances the clients overall branding and marketing position.
  • Design, develop, host, etc for various company's interactive media, including websites, cd-roms. flash animations, interactive guides, 3d design, logos, and other on-line and printed business collateral for startup and Fortune 500 companies.
    Sample Clients and Highlights: for more see the work page
    • Hill Holiday Interactive -
      Worked on projects for Harvard Pilgrim and Fleet Bank, and many more
      Completed 3 Harvard Pilgrim banner advertisments for the Fleet Center's new LED Screen - each created in Flash and Adobe After Effects.
    • Verizon - New Media Design and Development -
    • TKT - Transkaryotic Therapies -
    • Liberty Medical - Re-designed and developed Liberty Medical's website - - Guided company in rebranding their website, and helped plan strategy for online marketing campaign.
    • Pilot House Ventures -
    • United Plastics Group -
    • Management Methods Inc -
    • Society for Technial Communications -Interactive Business Card CD-Roms

Sr. Multimedia/Web Designer
Mindseye Inc., Boston, Ma. (November 99' - March 01')

  • Lead Sr. Designer on multiple large client projects involving creative process, website interface design, animation and production, logo design, 3-d design, and various other multimedia aspects involved(splash pages, kiosks, screen savers etc.).
  • Interacted with clients and creative and management team to discuss strategy and goals for the projects, and in turn put the process in motion.
  • Organized and oversaw projects on a daily basis utilizing the latest multimedia and business applications, while staying in touch with industry trends and technology innovations.
  • Oversaw and guided Jr. Designers to finish project through, and worked with developers to produce and develope the site for launch.
  • Highlights: Lead designer on Saw project through from start to finish, and incorporated various multimedia on the site, including interactive trail maps, ski lesson and level guides. Client list also includes designs for Reebok, Akamai, Lotus, F1Boston, Ellacoya.

Sr. Multimedia/Web Designer
Providence Journal, Providence, RI. (November 98' - August 99')

  • Sr. Web Designer/Developer for mutliple online projects. Designed banner ads, interactive online ads, websites and more for advertisers and for the newspaper.

Web Designer/Developer
Cabletron Systems, Rochester, NH (December 95' - August 98')

  • Designed, and helped manage an award-winning global website for a $1.5 billion company that highlights over 1,000 networking products (
  • Worked to develop and create simulated distance learning applications (video conferencing, video on demand) over Cabletron-based networks for worldwide computer networking tradeshows. Consulted on the development of interactive, multimedia kiosk displays and animations for global tradeshows

Assistant Web Editor
Primary Monitor, The Concord Monitor Newspaper, Concord, NH (Aug. - Dec. '95)

  • Designer and contributing writer for a print and on-line political publication which covered the 1996 New Hampshire Presidential primary.


Graphic/Multimedia/3D Software:
Adobe Photoshop 7.0, ImageReady 3.0 and up, Macromedia Flash 5-MX, Macromedia Fireworks 4, Macromedia Dreamweaver 4-MX and Ultradev 4, Adobe Illustrator 10, Macromedia Freehand, Quark Xpress 4, Bryce 4 and up, Swf 3D v.2, Working knowledge of Lightwave 6.5, Freehand 9.0., Cinema 4D v.7 , 3dStudio Max 4, Adobe InDesign 2, Microsoflt PowerPoint, Adobe After Effects, and much much more

Web Standards
(code and programming languages): HTML, JavaScript, DHTML, Understanding of Perl, CGIs, VBScript, Active Server Pages, form mail.

Web/Browser/HTML software:
BBEdit 4 and up, Homesite 3.0 and up, Frontpage, Fetch (ftp software), Netscape (all versions), Internet Explorer (all versions), -- Working knowledge of Cold Fusion, GoLive CyberStudio

Computer Hardware:
Mac and PC efficient, Scanners, Printers, Storage drives (zips, jaz, etc), Network Connections (Ethernet), Network Hubs, Modems (phone and cable)

OS/Business Applications:
Windows NT, 98, MacOS 9.1 - OSX and up, UNIX (Solaris), Microsoft Office 2000, Outlook, Project 4.0 , Excel, NetMeeting


Flash and Dreamweaver course training
iFactory sessions in 2000.

University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
B.A. History/Communications 95'