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Summary Of Experience

Jay Fallon is a User Experience professional with years of experience in product design and development for a list of clients that includes large enterprises, small businesses and start-up ventures. Jay's interests lie in mobile application development, rapid and iterative prototyping, user-centric design and testing methodologies, the responsive experience and gesture-based navigation.

Details Of Experience

James Fallon Consulting – Boston, MA

December 2010 - March 2012, June 2016 – Present

User Experience Designer and Developer.

Responsible for assisting clients with web-based strategies, product research, design and development. Project engagements include working with Style Me Pretty on their upcoming website release, a ground-up overhaul of their existing products. Jay's responsibilities included working closely with the client to craft and implement a comprehensive experience strategy in addition to providing research, design and demonstration deliverables.

Cengage Learning – Boston, MA

March 2014 – June 2016

User Experience Designer and Developer.

In addition to creating an in-house CSS framework and reusable component library, Jay was also tasked with providing design and development on multiple Cengage projects that included legacy code conversion, cross-platform CSS standardization, component design and user testing.

Boston Technologies, Inc. – Boston, MA

December 2010 – March 2012

Software Engineer, User Experience Designer and Developer.

Working in conjunction with a development team, Jay was responsible for the user experience and front-end architecture, design and development on a foreign exchange trading platform. Duties included research, development and testing for both internal and external product offerings in the form of web-based dashboards, trading applications and analysis.

State Street Global Advisors, Inc. – Boston, MA

June 2007 – September 2008

User Experience Developer.

As a consultant, Jay worked closely with multiple internal teams on projects requiring design, development and ongoing maintenance for existing, new and transitioning web-based products. Jay's responsibilities included the design, production and deployment of deliverables along with providing testing and technical support.

Netnumina Solutions, Inc. / Keane, Inc. - Cambridge, MA

June 2000 – December 2006

User Experience Designer and Developer.

Duties include providing technical expertise to account managers, user experience and development teams as well as executing the user experience requirements into deliverables for integration with web applications or standalone websites. Client list includes Fidelity Management & Resource Company, State Street Global Advisors, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and ADQSR.

I also have a soft spot for early-stage startups and I've worked either for or with Formworx, eGrad, MallNetworks, Rapid7, Gobi, Wis.dm, Drync, FiftyThree, MineralTree, StyleMePretty and RapidMiner in some form or another.

Education

Harvard University - Cambridge, MA

January, 2017 - Present

Degree candidate, Master of Liberal Arts, Extension Studies

Concentration in Digital Media Design, performing coursework and research in audio-visual creation and production, usability, courseware development, programming, interaction design and information architecture, along with front and back end development. Expected to graduate in November, 2018.

Northeastern University – Boston, MA

September, 1993 - June, 1998

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Majored in Finance and International Business. Completed cooperative assignments at Boston's Better Snacks, FMRC Corp. and PictureTel Corp., gaining experience in operations, marketing and project management.

Military Service

United States Marine Corps

April, 1988 - August, 1993

Sergeant (E-5), 0311 Infantry - Honorable Dishcharge

Served aboard USS Enterprise CVN-65 and USS Eisenhower CVN-69 while a member of Marine Corps Security Forces. Subsequently assigned to I MEF in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm while ending his enlistment with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment.