Full name

Joel Vodell

Title

Product Designer

Location

Sydney, Australia

Blurb

I am a 29 year old that loves all things design. I’m passionate about creating great products with equally great experiences.

Experience

UI Designer

Woolworths

Sydney, Australia · September 2017 – Present

Reporting to the Head of UX, I am a part of a team of UX and visual designers that work together as a cross functional team with a specific product mission. I have ‘hands-on’ involvement with and responsibility for improving the visual design for the brand across the website and mobile apps.

My responsibilities are;
• Creating interactive prototypes in Sketch and Invision
• Ensuring the visual language resonates with our customers by aligning the visual design with the GEL
• Collaborating with UX Designers, Product Managers, Front-End Designers, and Engineers/Developers

Lead Designer

bigtincan mobile Pty Ltd.

Sydney, Australia · April 2012 – June 2017

Working directly with the CTO and CEO, I was responsible for the Art Direction and creating an intuitive User Experience for all of bigtincan’s services. I managed my team of designers’ tasks and project direction. I also was the bridge between the creative team and the iOS, Android, and Web Developer teams.

Graphic Designer

That Design

Newcastle, Australia · February 2011 – November 2011

As part of my final year at uni, I worked as a graphic designer and photographer. Had to manage projects and engage the client throughout the process.

Post-production Video Editor

Inspireworks Pty Ltd.

Melbourne, Australia · January 2008 – February 2009

I worked as a senior post-production video editor and client liaison. Dealt with production management, updating project pipelines, inbound call responsibilities, technical trouble shooting, deadlines, and clients.

Freelance Designer

Self Employed

Australia · April 2007 – May 2012

Work consisted of being a graphic designer, illustrator, client liaison, and project manager. Had the opportunity of working on iPhone applications and logo design. Clients included; Sportmate Mobile (Rugby League Live), Fyshh iPhone Development

Education

BArts Visual Communication

Avondale College (Charles Sturt University)

Newcastle, Australia · 2009 – 2011

Graduated from Avondale College (Charles Sturt University) with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication with majors in Graphic Design and Visual Arts.

Skills

Sketch, Photoshop, Zeplin, Premiere Pro, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, InVision

Clients

Woolworths Group Ltd bigtincan mobile Pty Ltd Sportsmate Mobile Fyshh iPhone Development

Elsewhere