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Tegan Kilpatrick
Tegan Kilpatrick
UI/UX Designer, Freelance Artist
Ottawa, Canada

A UI/UX designer with a passion for creating meaningful, fun, and enjoyable user experiences. Also interested in illustration and character/creature design.

Skills

UI PrototypingCharacter DesignGraphic DesignWeb DesignActionScriptJavaScriptphpLogo DesignIllustrationHTMLCSSProcessingCreature DesignUI DesignCreature ModelingConcept Art

Software proficiency

Photoshop
Photoshop
PaintTool SAI
PaintTool SAI
After Effects
After Effects
Illustrator
Illustrator
InDesign
InDesign
Maya
Maya
ZBrush
ZBrush
Roadkill UV
Roadkill UV
Unity
Unity

Experience

  • Freelance Artist at Self Employed
    Ottawa, Canada
    May 2015 - Present

    - create artwork for digital and traditional commissions

    - create artwork for prints, stickers, buttons, and various other physical media

    - set up and manage sales booth at art shows and conventions

    - interact with clients/customers in person and electronically

    - manage finances and ordering of materials

  • UI/UX Designer at Espial
    Ottawa, Canada
    January 2014 - Present

    - Conceptualize user interface designs in the form of sketches and wireframes using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

    - Rapid prototype concepts in Axure and HTML based platforms

    - Create demo videos of interfaces using Adobe After Effects

    - Maintain online wiki/Confluence spaces containing descriptions of UI elements, pages, and tracked changes

    - Prepare documents highlighting features of the UI for marketing and sales purposes using Adobe InDesign

    - Work with teams in using agile/scrum methodology

  • Game Design Instructor, Web Designer, School Workshop Instructor at Virtual Ventures
    Ottawa, Canada
    May 2013 - March 2014

    - Created and tested lesson plans for the basic uses of various software and hardware

    - Instructed children in using various software and hardware such as graphic tablets, Adobe Flash, Unity, CryEngine, 001 Game Creator, and Processing to create their own games

    - Designed the Game Design Jr. and Game Design Sr. website layout

    - Prepared for and conducted various science, engineering, and technology workshops

  • Logo Designer at Gryphon Rennovations
    Brockville, Canada
    July 2012 - June 2012

    - Created several iterations of possible logos to allow client to have more input on final design

    - Create a vector version of the final Gryphon design using Adobe Illustrator

  • Sale Associate at EB Games
    Brockville, Canada
    September 2010 - August 2011

    - Assisted customers with finding products and completed sales transactions in a timely manner

    - Ensured store was properly organized and all stock was counted to allow the store to run more efficiently