Richard Morales

Senior Product Designer

Austin, TX

Work Experience

  • Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

    Senior Product Designer|Feb, 2018Current

    Design lead on a cross-functional product team aimed at creating delightful experiences for home buyers and sellers.

    • Lead strategic cross-disciplinary product sprints with measurable outcomes
    • Communicate and collaborate on design decisions with a board of stakeholders
    • Measure & identify growth opportunities for companies KPI's and product usability with end users
    • Core contributor and advocate for our new design system
    • Facilitate design workshops and drive user research into design decisions
  • Gaugebox

    Senior Product Designer|May, 2016Jan, 2018

    Led the creative direction for a global market leader in the Calibrations Industry.

    • Established a brand identity that effectively reflected the company's values
    • Spanned design disciplines from product photography to content strategy to application design
    • Worked closely with stakeholders, leadership, and a cross-functional team
    • Successfully communicated and presented product direction with detailed designs, design rationale, market research, and user feedback
    • Architected a unique design system with custom components, patterns, and more
  • Design Studio

    Lead Designer|Jul, 2015Dec, 2015

    Lead designer at a top design agency in San Diego. Produced exceptional digital and physical experiences for brands such as American Red Cross, HotSprings Spas, and local businesses.

    • Managed, recruited, and mentored the design talent
    • Worked within a SCRUM based design and development process
    • Crafted beautiful and functional designs while staying within each clients guidelines
    • Juggled several client campaigns at once to deliver high quality and on time results

Education

  • Hack Reactor

    Jan, 2016Mar, 2016

    Advanced software engineering immersive program.

Skills

    • Art Direction
    • User Experience
    • FullStack Javascript
    • Leadership
    • Design Thinking
    • Storyboarding