Jade Faist

With over a decade of industry experience, I have learned that my most valuable contributions can be defined as building and translating.

While applying logic and reason to every situation, a process-oriented mentality helps me translate user’s needs, designer choices, and code paths to build the right solution to practical problems.

Icebreaker

eCom Web Developer July 2017 - Present

New Zealand started outdoor apparel company offering customers a natural alternative to synthetics through Merino wool. Offering product via wholesale, retail, and eCommerce. Joining the eCom team in Portland and later relocating the the Auckland office I was able to be part of this global group of people who want to make a difference, who share common beliefs and who have the courage to go their own way.

Responsibilities: development system improvements project organization code review and management

icebreaker.com

Copious

Senior UX Engineer February 2014 - February 2017

Copious' work simplifies the complex, enriches the transactions a user has with their clients’ brands, and includes custom web applications, ecommerce experiences, and mobile apps. They focus on architecting, designing and building human-centered digital and ecommerce experiences.

Responsibilities: Front-end development project estimating and planning team management technical leadership code reviewing

copio.us

Kinesis

Senior Interactive January 2006 - January 2014

Kinesis is a strategic marketing and design firm based in Portland, Oregon. They specialize in high-impact web design, graphic design, and marketing services for growth-oriented businesses.

Responsibilities: web programming web design UX UI process development systems architecture

kinesisinc.com

Jugtown Vinyl

Co-founder September 2010 - January 2014

Jugtown Vinyl is an online store that offers unique vinyl applique artwork directly to consumers.

Responsibilities: Online store creation and management product management business management

Proficiencies

  • HTML 5
  • CSS / Sass
  • JavaScript
  • Jquery
  • Backbone
  • Guard, Grunt, Gulp
  • Magento Certified
  • WordPress
  • Commerce Cloud (Demandware)
  • Git / Github
  • Jira / Confluence
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • sketch
  • User Experience
  • Responsive Design & Development

Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design

Minor in Applied Multimedia

Southern Oregon University

2002 - June 2006