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Tony Montemorano


Profile

User Experience advocate, and consultant with over 10 years of professional experience. Collaborative leader dedicated to partnering with coworkers to promote engaged, empowering work culture. Excellent reputation for developing efficiencies, resolving problems, and elevating user experience.

Professional Highlights

  • Developed and implemented organizational delivery standards and best practices for UX research, creative design, front-end development, and accessibility testing.
  • Established and supervised a multicultural team of 30+ user experience staff members.
  • Promoted career and personal growth through planning and goal setting.
  • Enabled sales with market research and tailored demo's built on Salesforce platform products for enterprise and public sector clients.
  • Collaborated with acccount executives, project managers, and technical architects to provide level of effort estimations, and resource allocations for Requests for Proposals and Statements of Work.

Skills

  • Figma, Sketch, XD
  • Dependable and responsible
  • HTML and CSS preprocessors
  • Strategic planning
  • Front-end framework development
  • Interpersonal communications
  • Employee mentoring and training
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • 508/ADA Compliance
  • Team management

Work History

  1. 2022
  2. May 2022 - Current

    Director of Design

    BrainGu

    Grand Rapids, Michigan (Remote)
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    • 2018
    • Oct 2018 - May 2022

      Vice President of User Experience

      MTX Group, Inc.

      Albany, New York (Remote)
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      • Hired and onboarded a multicultural, global team of UX Researchers, Visual Designers, Front-end Developers, and Accessibility Testers to support product engineering and delivery team expansion.
      • Identified, documented and reported on technical and platform factors impacting design and front-end development timelines or deliverables.
      • Collaborated with direct and indirect reports to achieve quarterly and yearly goals and to promote continuous growth.
      • Supported sales and vertical teams by designing, building and presenting client demos.
      • Helped document, update and provide approvals for prospective clients Statements of Work, and Requests for Proposals that engaged user experience.
    • 2013
    • Mar 2013 - Oct 2018

      Senior UX Consultant

      Appirio, Inc.

      Indianapolis, Indiana (Remote)
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      • Built custom front-end framework for theming and brand customization on Salesforce Communities.
      • Established front-end development standards and best practices for the UX team in the US and India.
      • Redesigned and developed Salesforce Classic pages using Lightning Components.
      • Introduced and implemented efficient front-end prototype processes using Sass, and Pug for the UX, and development teams.
      • Delivered over 50 successful projects for clients including Sony, Georgetown University, General Atlantic, Delta, AstraZeneca, and more.
    • 2011
    • Apr 2011 - Mar 2013

      UI Designer

      InfoEd Global

      Albany, New York
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      • Improved and expanded project platforms using HTML and CSS to develop rich user interfaces for .NET applications.
      • Communicated with product managers and owners to translate project requirements and business objectives into polished user interfaces.
      • Contributed to brainstorming and strategy meetings to determine ideal methods to meet project and product goals.
      • Analyzed existing interfaces to detect user pain points, recommending design changes and iterative updates to dev team manager.
      • Tested websites at different design and production stages to assess conformance with designs.
      • Researched and proposed new solutions to make product and marketing pages more user-friendly.
    • 2002
    • Jan 2002 - Current

      Independent Consultant

      Allusis

      Las Vegas, Nevada
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      • Custom website design, development, and content management system configuration (with Statamic).
      • User analytics, and organic search optimization.
      • Branding and design services (logos, web and print style guidelines, and front-end design systems).
      • 508/ADA compliance testing and issue remediation.