David Schap

Lead UX Designer

Columbus, Ohio

I’m a multi-disciplined artist and problem solver in design and photography with over 11 years of industry experience working to develop brands through effective visual communication and intuitive experiences.

Work Experience

  • Express

    Lead UX Designer|Sep, 2016Current

    Lead designer responsible for defining core experiences that work for customers and business stakeholders.

    • Lead formalizing the design process and implementing new design systems and software to bring a consistent visual language to various new B2C experiences
    • Champion and practice a holistic UX process
    • Direct a small and agile team of designers to define new and dynamic solutions to the e-commerce funnel while adhering to a consistent standard
    • Lead conceptual planning for driving the end-to-end user experience ensuring that EXPRESS builds the minimal viable product
    • Design and implement low-and-high fidelity interactive wireframes using Sketch & Invision
    • Create workflow diagrams for new experiences on mobile & desktop platforms
    • Facilitate qualitative research by performing client interviews to assess business needs
    • Plan and perform click-through usability tests
  • Sears Holdings

    UI / Visual Design Director|Sep, 2015Sep, 2016

    Lead designer / Art Director for Sears.com special products and projects

    • Created visual design solutions in a multi-discipline, agile environment for external facing, customer focused websites.
    • Interpreted wireframe interaction designs into high-fidelity mockups, solving business and technical needs
    • Created and maintain visual design standards manuals
    • Acting as a liaison between business partners, developers
  • Sears Holdings/Craftsman/Kenmore

    UI / Visual Design Director|Jan, 2014Sep, 2015

    Lead designer / Art Director for Craftsman, Kenmore and Diehard web experiences.

    • Acting as a liaison between business partners, IT developers, and visual designers
    • Created and maintain visual design standards manuals
    • Interpreted wireframe interaction designs into high-fidelity mockups, solving business and technical needs
    • Created visual design solutions in a multi-discipline, agile environment for external facing, customer focused websites.
  • Sears Holdings

    Senior Web Designer|Apr, 2012Jan, 2014

    Lead designer for special projects such as brand showcases, header and footer redesign for mobile, tablet and desktop platforms.

    • 2014 American Graphic Design Award
    • 2014 In-House Graphic Design Award
  • AND Agency

    Senior Digital Designer|Dec, 2010Apr, 2012

    Lead designer for all AT&T B2C, B2B and training mobile, tablet and desktop experiences.

    Education

    • International Academy of Design and Technology

      Bachelors of Arts - Graphic Design / Multimedia|Aug, 2002Jul, 2005

      Graduated with a 3.8 gpa and mean appetite of designing for digital products

    Skills

      • Adobe Photoshop
      • Adobe Illustrator
      • Adobe Indesign
      • Adobe AfterEffects
      • Cinema 4D
      • HTML5 & CSS3
      • Javascript & Jquery
      • Sketch
      • Adobe AEM
      • InVision
      • Webflow
      • Principle
      • UX Pin
      • Axure / Balsamiqa
      • Microsoft Office