Walter Street

Resume

 

Work History

Senior UX Designer | CIA

June 2013 - Present | Washington, D.C

Design and develop interactive products, such as web and mobile apps, data visualizations, and animated videos. Partner with our designers and developers to continuously support and improve the applications.

Collaborate with analysts and customers (senior officials, policymakers, military, etc.) of the intelligence community to create immersive storytelling experiences through interactive information design and interfaces.

As of December 2018, I am also leading the strategy, vision, and redesign of the WIRe (World Intelligence Review), the most robust and influential analytic news platform in the defense and intelligence community of the United States Government.

  • 15+ Exceptional Performance Awards

  • Various kudos and recognition directly from senior US government officials.

  • CIA Meritorious Unit Citation - Awarded for our work to transition our 10 year legacy of Flash and ActionScript product development to HTML/CSS/JS with Angular as our framework. Our team was the first in the United States Intelligence Community to do this. 

  • 2015 ICY Award Winner: Mosul Dam Collapse - This interactive presentation was the first HTML product published on the iPad for the White House, Congress, The Pentagon, and other senior officials.

  • 2016 &  2017 ICY Award Finalist (The ICY Award is granted to the best interactive web product published across the United States Intelligence Community.)

Freelance Designer & Developer 

August 2011 - Present | Washington, D.C

Designed and developed websites, brands, and marketing collateral for various local business and non-profit organizations. Collaborated with Eddy Communications, a marketing and strategy firm, on various branding materials for organizations. 

Graphic Designer & Screen Printer | Casting Logos

March 2013 - June 2013 | Martinsville, VA

Art and Graphic Design Instructor MHC After 3

March 2013 - June 2013 | Martinsville, VA

Skills

Design: Product Design • UX & UI • User Journey Flows • Process Flows • Information Architecture • Human Centered Design • Design Strategy • Wireframes & Mockups with Illustrator/Sketch • Design System & Pattern Libraries • Motion Design with After Effects

Prototyping: Rapid Prototypes with Invision & Adobe XD • Motion Prototypes with After Effects • Prototypes in HTML/CSS/JS

Research: User Testing • A/B Testing • Cognitive Walkthroughs • Usability Testing

Web: HTML/CSS/JS • Angular • Node • NPM • GIT • GitHub

Strategy/Collaboration: Agile • Design Thinking • Stakeholder Alignment • Team Brainstorming • Client Interactions • Project Management

Education & Training

Bachelor's of Fine Arts, Graphic Design - Cum Laude 

Radford University | 2009 - 2012

10 Week Javascript Development Course 

General Assembly DC | 2017