Chris Rouman

Seattle-based interaction designer specializing in product development and design strategy.

Founder & Head of Design

Waxvine — 2016 - Today

Leadership, Product Development

Setting the vision for a content management platform for UX pros. Determining design direction, project priorities, and engagement strategies to acquire users and improve existing features. Defined brand voice and tone used throughout site and social media channels.

Senior User Experience Designer

Globys — 2012 - 2016

Product Development

Led the interaction design for new and existing products. Created an updated visual identity used to guide the company's design vision moving forward. Performed user research, interviews, and studies to produce an updated design strategy. Worked closely with product owners.

User Experience Specialist

Expeditors International — 2005 - 2012

Enterprise User Experience

Principle interaction designer for a redesign of the company’s website, a reporting application, and a customer-facing shipment tracking solution. Design lead for enterprise UI standards, ensuring consistency across business units by performing audits, providing guidance, and evolving the standards over time.

Senior Consultant

Keane Consulting — 2004 - 2005

User Experience

Specialized in conceptual and interaction design, analysis, and prototype creation for various clients including Honeywell and Best Western.

Engineer 1

Z-Tel Communications — 2000 - 2004

Core Products

By balancing the responsibilities of project management, development, and design, owned the maintenance and continued evolution of the company’s existing website. Instrumental in the proposed UI/UX direction of the website redesign.

Production Planner

Lanier Clothes — 1998 - 2000

Menswear - Oscar de La Renta

Working with regional sales staff and merchandisers in New York, planned and scheduled thousands of suits and sportcoats for Oscar de La Renta (sadly, the brand and not the man).

Sales Administrator

Oracle — 1996 - 1998

Sales - Large Accounts

Supported a top-notch sales team in their pursuit of regional domination. Conquered spreadsheets, sales data, and presentation materials with an unmistakable verve.

Sales Associate

Macy's & Dayton's — 1995 - 1997

Menswear - Accessories

Honed my interpersonal skills to a razor edge in the trenches of Men’s Accessories. Merchandised with fervor. Learned to dress with confidence.

Technical Skills
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Bootstrap
  • Sketch
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Axure RP
  • User Advocate
  • Agile Evangelist
  • Rapid Protoyper
  • Eager Learner
  • Willing Teacher
Education

Master of Information Technology

American Intercontinental University

Bachelor of Arts, Behavioral Analysis

Western Michigan University

Education

Master of Information Technology

American Intercontinental University

Bachelor of Arts, Behavioral Analysis

Western Michigan University