Adrienne Downing

Designer & Developer


A detail-oriented UI/UX designer with front-end development experience and a background in graphic design. Strong communication skills with experience working in agile work environments. Advocates a design process based on research, collaboration, data, and user-testing for trustworthy designs.

Work Experience

  • Freelance Designer, May 2017 – Present

    • Managed several different clients from several different time zones while traveling
    • Clearly communicated my design process and expected deliverables via design proposals
    • Worked on a diverse set of projects related to UX design, branding, print, packaging, and infographics
  • Clover Network, UX designer, March 2016 – March 2017

    • Improved the UX and visual design for high impact point of sale apps such as Register and Inventory
    • Enhanced web reporting designs based on user feedback and testing
    • Designed print and packaging materials for Clover devices and their accessories
    • Collaborated with other designers to develop the public site
  • Course Hero, UI/UX designer, February 2013 – September 2015

    • Designed UI/UX and coded pages related to user acquisition and core services and infrastructure
    • Designed print promotional materials, t-shirts, web ads, emails, and motion graphics
    • Created in-depth research deliverables to identify A/B test designs
    • Rapidly prototyped with Photoshop and InVision
  • Versal Group, visual designer, August 2012 – January 2013

    • Created company logo and identity illustrations
    • Designed coming soon pages and pages
    • Created graphics and diagrams for educational courses
  • Nuvixa, UI designer, October 2010 – May 2012

    • Designed mockups for
    • Designed UI for StagePresence and NuvixaChat
    • Wrote, filmed, and edited software tutorials & animated software mock-ups


B.F.A. in Graphic Design, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Spring 2012

Skills & Tools

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Axure
  • HTML5
  • SCSS
  • CSS3
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • After Effects
  • Premiere Pro