I consider myself to be a
Thinker & problem solver
but the folks in the professional design world consider me to be a
USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER
My name is
LIZ BERGER with 4 plus
YEARS EXPERIENCE
in the professional design industry. I strive to create
SEAMLESS & INTUITIVE DESIGNS
with a SMART UX STRATEGY
for every end user.


DESIGN BACKGROUND

JAN 2015-PRESENT
Interaction Desinger at FactSet Research Systems, Inc. in New York, NY

At FactSet, I am defining the standards of formatting and editing objects on data-driven charts across 5 different charting applications through the redesign of FactSet’s chart formatter. I, also, help in defining and building FactSet’s UX pattern library consisting of all established patterns and components.


2011-PRESENT
Freelance User Experience Designer / Visual Designer in Summit, NJ

For several years, I have been freelancing for small businesses and organizations designing websites and branding identity designs. Work ranges from visual design projects to information architecture to full web design projects including HTML/CSS.


JUNE 2012-JANUARY 2015
Web & Visual Designer at Fareportal, Inc. in New York, NY

At Fareportal, I have collaborated cross-teams to solve user interface design challenges of the customer journey through the payment and confirmation pages of CheapOair.ca and .com, which included creating user personas, information architecture, and wireframes.


JANUARY 2011-AUGUST 2011
Graphic Design Intern at Pencils of Promise in New York, NY

At Pencils of Promise, I took on full responsibility for most graphic design projects for the organization as a member of the Outreach Team. Design projects ranged from logo design, banner design for the web, print advertisements, to editing HTML in email templates.



SKILLS

Technical Skills & Software
Photoshop
Information Architecture
Illustrator
Balsamiq
InDesign
Axure
Dreamweaver
Wireframing
HTML & CSS
Bootstrap
Omnigraffle
Concepts & Best Practices
UX Design
Responsive Design
UI Design
Color Theory
Web Optimization
Typography
Grid Design


EDUCATION

I received a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic, Interactive & Advertising Design with a Certificate of Web Design from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ.

I had a focus in Web Design with a sub-concentration in User Experience Design. I’ve studied subjects ranging from Color Theory and Typography to HTML/CSS and user-focused strategy.



currently employed
FULL-TIME
CONTACT ME
for work opportunites