I'm currently taking on projects through badger.la

David Harthcock

A badger designing and coding away in Los Angeles, CA

david@badger.la

Skills & Experience

  • Manage and lead design, front end development, and product teams.
  • Design pixel-perfect visual interfaces for multiple platforms and devices using Fireworks and Photoshop.
  • Build responsive front end interfaces across multiple platforms and devices using HTML, CSS, SASS, Compass, jQuery via Textmate.
  • Integrate front end interfaces with Ruby on Rails, PHP, Mustache (Logic-less templates), Liquid (Ruby templates), Mephisto, Radiant, Shopify, Wordpress.
  • Wireframe full product flows across multiple platforms and devices using OmniGraffle and Google Drawings.
  • Export and add iOS design assets to iOS app interfaces using Interface Builder (Xcode).
  • Design and build interface prototypes for proof of concepts and usability testing.
  • Push and pull to code repositories with version control systems such as Git and SVN.

Badger

Co-Founder & Sr. Interface Design

July 2013 - Present

Tools

Sketch, Fireworks, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, SASS, Compass, jQuery, PHP, Git, MySQL, Textmate, LiveReload

Responsibilities

  • Build UX product flows for apps and websites.
  • Design visual interface assets for apps and websites.
  • Grow and maintain clientele with my business partner.
  • Work closely with clients from concept to completion.
  • Build and maintain the front end for all clientele web products.

Mobile Roadie

Sr. Interaction Design

December 2011 - June 2013

Tools

HTML, CSS, SASS, Compass, jQuery, PHP, Git, MySQL, Textmate, LiveReload, Photoshop, Fireworks

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain the front end interface for mobileroadie.com.
  • Build the front end interface for mobile web versions of Mobile Roadie native apps.
  • Liaison between design and development teams to create the best user experience across all products.
  • Build mobileroadie.com to be fully responsive across multiple devices and platforms.
  • Build mobile web views for native Mobile Roadie apps.
  • Build interface prototypes for proof of concepts and usability testing.
  • Build and maintain email campaigns.
  • Restructure the pre-existing front end codebase to use SASS with Compass.

textPlus

Sr. UI Designer

April 2011 - November 2011

Tools

Fireworks, Omnigraffle, Google Drawings, Interface Builder (Xcode), HTML, CSS, jQuery, Textmate, Git, MySQL, Prototypes, Photoshop

Responsibilities

  • Design visuals for textPlus and related apps to work on iOS and Android.
  • Product plan and wireframe flows of textPlus and related apps across multiple platforms.
  • Swap out assets and adjust designs inside Interface Builder for iOS apps.
  • Design and build promotional and marketing app websites.
  • Build mobile web views for native apps.
  • Build interface prototypes for proof of concepts and usability testing.
  • Design, build, and maintain email campaigns.
  • Maintain the front end of textPlus.com and textPlus blog.

Samples

Border Stylo

Sr. HCI Product Designer

April 2009 - April 2011

Tools

Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Mustache, Rails, Git, MySQL, Textmate, Omnigraffle

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the design team across all products.
  • Design visuals for desktop web apps, browser add-ons, mobile apps, and marketing sites.
  • Build the front end interface for desktop web apps, browser add-ons, mobile apps, and marketing sites.
  • Product plan and wireframe flows for all apps and add-ons across multiple platforms.
  • Build interface prototypes for proof of concepts and usability testing.
  • Design, build, and maintain email campaigns.

GOGII

Interaction Designer

January 2009 - April 2009

Tools

HTML, CSS, SVN, MySQL, Textmate, Photoshop

Responsibilities

  • Refactor and re-build the front end of GOGII desktop web app.
  • Improve user interaction across GOGII platform.
  • Design new features for GOGII platform and marketing products.
  • Design and build one off mobile marketing websites.

Greater Good

Co-Founder/Sr. Interactive Designer

July 2008 - January 2009

Tools

HTML, CSS, Rails, Liquid, Mephisto, Radiant, Shopify, Git, MySQL, Textmate, Photoshop

Responsibilities

  • Grow and maintain clientele with my business partners.
  • Work closely with clients from concept to completion.
  • Build product flows based on user research.
  • Design visuals for all clientele websites and apps.
  • Build and maintain the front end for all clientele websites and apps.
  • Design and build custom blog and Shopify templates for clientele.
  • Establish a brand and identity for clientele.

Double Click Marketing

Front End Designer

November 2007 - June 2008

Tools

Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Textmate, Flash

Responsibilities

  • Design and build websites for adult entertainment studios.
  • Design and build free galleries, popups, and other marketing tools to be used by affiliates.
  • Design and build the front end for the first adult video streaming mobile web app.

Engaged Media

Front End Designer

January 2007 - November 2007

Tools

HTML, CSS, Textmate, Wordpress, Photoshop, Flash

Responsibilities

  • Build the front end of websites based off designs proved by designer.
  • Integrate websites with Wordpress and other custom Content Management Systems (CMS).
  • Redesign parts of pre-existing websites for clients.
  • Design, build, and maintain email campaigns.
  • Train clients to update their websites via their CMS.

Assistingu

Front End Designer

August 2006 - December 2006

Tools

HTML, CSS, Textmate, Wordpress, Photoshop

Responsibilities

  • Design and re-design visuals for all client websites.
  • Build and maintain the front end for all client websites.
  • Integrate selective client websites with Wordpress.
  • Design, build, and maintain email campaigns.

Scimitar Cooperative

Concert Booking/Marketing

May 2005 - November 2007

Tools

Photoshop, PA Systems, Garages, Community Centers, Alano clubs, Sharpies, Door Money

Responsibilities

  • Book, run and manage DIY (Do It Yourself) concerts.
  • Design concert flyers, post them all over town, and hand them out at shows.
  • Handle money deals and contracts with bands and booking agents.

Skate Street/Alpine

Concert Booking/Marketing

January 2005 - August 2006

Tools

Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Wristbands, Sharpies, Door Money, Plunger, Mop, Broom and Dustpan

Responsibilities

  • Book, run and manage concerts at the music venue.
  • Design concert flyers and skate park marketing materials.
  • Maintain all online marketing and the company‚Äôs website.
  • Handle money deals and contracts with bands and booking agents.
  • Maintain and clean up after people in the skate park.
  • Work the register in the retail shop.