Experience

Designer, Fjord  Jan 2018—Now
After Matter was acquired by Fjord in late 2017, I have been working as a UX Design Lead in the Connected Products Group focused on creating experiences that cross the digital and physical divide.

Designer, Matter • Jan 2017—Dec 2017
Worked on a long-term engagement with Matter’s largest client to design digital, physical, and service experiences for the hospitality industry.
Focused on developing a unique visual and interactive system. Implemented patterns across a broad suite of experiences and devices while coordinating with client, design, and engineering partner agencies to bring the products to market.
Became a bridge between the interaction and visual design teams; mentored junior designers and streamlined team processes and workflows.

Product Designer, Jawbone •Jan 2015—Dec 2016
End to end designer for the Up Product Experience team. Worked on strategy, UX, and visual design, including developing a new design system and creating data visualizations.
Design lead in a cross-functional team focused on using behavioral science to increase user engagement; defined strategies to make UX seamless between the Up app and hardware.

Design Intern, Moment Design • Summer 2014

Design Intern, Loft LLC • Summer 2013

Contact

San Francisco, CA
elack@risd.edu
eriklack.com

Education

Rhode Island School of Design
BFA with Honors, Industrial Design

Skills

Research • Needfinding, surveys, user interviews, usability testing, and competitive analysis.

UX • User journeys, personas, information architecture, wireframes, defining interaction systems, and rapid prototyping.

Visual • Layout, typography, color theory, branding, content strategy, motion design, and design language system documentation.

Tools • Mac & PC. Adobe CC Apps. After Effects, Principle, InVision. Basic skills in Framer.js. Advanced knowledge of DSLR cameras and digital post-production.