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Graphic Designer Design

Ashburn, Virginia, United States
August 17, 2018

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Shoba Jayaraman

***** ****** **** **, *******, VA 20148


Cell Phone: 703-***-****

Home Phone: 703-***-****

Work Status: U.S. Citizen

Objective: To obtain a challenging position as a UX /UI /Web /Graphic designer.


User Experience Design

Interaction Design

Visual Design

Prototyping – Lo, Med and High Fidelity Prototypes

User Research

User Testing

Web and Graphic Design




UX / UI Designs

User & Process Flows



UI Designs


Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Adobe XD), AxureRP, InVision, Sketch3, Figma, Balsamiq, Omnigraffle, Keynote etc.

Familiar with video call software like Google Hangout and Skype.

Worked with team members and communicated via chat apps like Slack.

Have been working with Adobe Creative cloud since 2013 and Adobe software since 2000.

Skilled in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Have worked with Adobe Flash and Fireworks in the past.


HTML5, CSS3, JQuery.

My online portfolio

My Linkedin Profile

Professional Experience

Alpha Beta Creatives


May 2018 – Present

Created a mockup for the home page using PhotoshopCC

Created designs for blog themes.

Design For Passion

Web and Graphic Designer

February 2016 – Present

Currently working on various freelance projects for clients.

Created mock ups for website projects using Balsamic mockups.

Created logos, invitations, posters and flyers for voluntary organizations in the area and around the country.ere


UX/UI Intern

January 2017 – June 2017

Worked with the mobile app for a bilingual language app named Bilingua.

Created UX userflows for the mobile screens.

Created graphic badges for social media.

Participated in creating UI screens for the mobile app.

Did research on various language apps and compiled research data.

Created user interactions screens using google drawing.

UX Skills

Recently acquired my User Experience design certification from General Assembly.

Have a good understanding of user experience concepts ranging from doing user research until the usability testing process.

Skilled in creating low, medium and high fidelity prototypes.

Thoroughly enjoy creating personas.

Familiar with affinity mapping, card sorting, interviewing users etc.

Familiar with UX design tools like Axure RP, Omnigraffle, Invision and Balsamic Mockups to create wireframe prototyping for responsive websites.

Constantly keeps abreast of the latest happenings in the UX field.

Sessions Online College for Professional Design.

Graduated from Sessions Online College for Professional Design with an advanced web design certification degree with graphic design concentration. Secured a grade point average of 97 out of a 100.

Familiar with Bootstrap framework in CSS.

Comfortable creating responsive websites.

Familiar with creating infographics using the Adobe Illustrator tool.

Here is the clickable prototype I created for my coursework.

My Behance Mobile App Design

Worked with the following Volunteer Organizations to create banners, logos, magazines, and brochures as per their needs.

War Horse

Give A Limb

Touching Heart

Drop In The Bucket



Higher Orbits

Global Rescue Relief – Created a inforgraphic for this organization.

July 2014 - February 2016 – Went to design school to get my web/graphic design certification.

CACI, Inc., Chantilly, VA

Software Developer 2

September 2011 – February 2012

Worked on CACI RM (Resource Management) online project using Coldfusion 9 application for the U.S. army.

Used CF queries to troubleshoot issues with the RM online tool.

Performed application based testing before deployment.

ARETUS, Inc., Potomac Falls, VA.

Web Designer

December 2007-September 2011

As the lead web designer, created websites for Aretus corporate and also several not for profit organizations.

Experience with creating and managing websites within budget constraints for not for profit.

Once created by Aretus, trained users on maintaining their websites.

BAE SYSTEMS, Washington, DC – FAA Client

Web Developer

May 2001- August 2004

Worked on data validation effort for Smart Map application. Conducted a thorough search for the various airports using both airport identification codes and airport names on the AVN website.

Entered all the airports on the ATB400 Smart Map Airport entry page using the information on the details page.

Worked with the Web team in developing and maintaining both the Internet as well as the Intranet websites for the FAA.

Developed forms, templates using ColdFusion. Developed and maintained web-based database applications and dynamic content web sites.

Was the go to person within the team for various software applications such as ColdFusion, Dreamweaver, Ultradev, and Fireworks.

Assisted in the development of migrating existing legacy web applications into ADA-compliant (Section 508”) products.

Added the alt text attribute on every img element in the HTML code.

Worked on the following FAA programs

Internet & Intranet development, updating & maintenance.

CM-Online tool.


ASR-11 Web Portal

ICAO Web Site

Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. Bethesda, MD

Programmer. Clients included NASA and USDA

May 2000 – May 2001

Working with CSS and CFML, maintained and updated the NASA ODIN web site based on requests from the users of the five NASA research centers. These requests needed to be implemented in both the PC and Mac Environment. The web page would usually be on a particular subject (such as security) and will have links to other resources specific to that subject

Created a PKI web page for Glenn research center. Created a dynamic form page for scheduling refresh activities (for Ames research centre) using ASP.

Created a small coldfusion application for NASA to send text page over the Internet. Used Cold Fusion to create forms to be used in the ODIN web sites.

Used Adobe Photo Shop to create various effects in images and thus enhance the appearance of the web sites. Created Drop-down menus using HTML code, Cascading Style Sheets, and Java Script.

Worked with Seagate Crystal Reports 8.0 to invoice the Government for the NASA ODIN Program.

Maintained the corporate web site and used meta tags and Java Script to enhance the appearance of the web site.

Created small Java applications to write data to a text file. Worked with J-Builder to create Java Servlets and to convert report written in Java Servlet to a PDF page.

Worked on a project for USDA (SRTIS) to create Forms and Reports using Java and JSP coding

Technical Schools:

General Assembly, 2016

Sessions Online College for Professional Design, 2016

Introduction to ColdFusion, Knowlogy Center, 2001

Intermediate Level ColdFusion, Knowlogy Center, 2001

Adobe Photoshop, USDA Graduate School, 2001

Other Formal Education:

Web Design certification with Graphic design concentration at Sessions Online College for Professional Design.

Took courses towards gaining an Associates Degree in Information Technology (Northern Virginia Community College, VA). Few courses remaining.

Bachelors in Physical Therapy, UCA Institute Of Physical Therapy, 1996 (Madras, India)

B.S., Nutrition & Dietetics, Anna Adarsh College for Women, 1991 (Madras, India)

References available upon request

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