Experience

  • 14
  • Years of Experience

    I started in Video Production at the age of 13 at our local TV Station, where I was introduced to web design. Since 15 I've been designing websites and crafting engaging software experiences.

  • May 2016 to Present
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    Current Job

    Community Brands Sr. Front-End Developer & UX/UI Designer

    • Crafted the user experience and interface for a Fortune 500 client which allows users to enroll and complete online certifications within 2 quarters.
    • Designed a new product feature which allows associations to consolidate membership records 62% faster than the previous feature.
    • Designed and coded a new admin experience aimed to reduce user frustration and increase admin productivity within half a quarter.
    • Spearheaded and integrated a streamlined, agile Product Design process across 2 software products in 1 quarter.
  • Sept 2014 May 2016
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    Willis Towers Watson Lead Front-End Developer & UX/UI Designer

    • Engineered UI design and front-end development of 3 new product enhancements in 3 quarters which influenced a $140 million acquisition.
    • Slashed front-end development turn-around 70% by implementing bootstrap, SASS and automated tasking into a new, agile design process.
    • Molded fresh user experiences which minimized user frustration 19% by designing and ux testing new application dashboard.
  • Nov 2013 to Sept 2014
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    That's Us Lead UX Designer / Sr. Front-End Developer

    • Increased unique site users by 29.62%, decreased bounce rate by 6.58% and increased goal completions by 1.2%.
    • Refactored the front-end architecture of the software to decrease page load times by an average of 800ms by implementing HTML5, CSS3, jQuery 2 and Bootstrap.
    • Advocated agile design strategies, implementing rapid prototyping and a front-end widget library to expedite time to market in 2 quarters.

Experiences I've Crafted

Bank of America

eBay

Verizon

AutoTrader

Highmark

Intel


About AzKai

AzKai is the brand name for Kai (Chelsi) ByRoade, a freelance web designer and front-end developer in Tampa, Florida with 13+ years of experience. Take a look at Kai's Resumé or check out her portfolio on Behance.