Experience Design Consultant

May 2013 – Present

Strategic collaboration with early to mid-stage businesses on the creation of digital product experiences. Areas of focus include web and mobile applications, e-commerce platforms, and business development demo tools. Available for active participation in concepting, UX strategy, interface design, and interactive prototyping for products at any stage of their evolution. A facilitator for client-team professional development on the methodology of user-centered design.

Contact: mikescopino@gmail.com or (617) 651-0542


General Assembly – User Experience Design Instructor

November 2013 – January 2016

Facilitating the education of students in a 12-week professional course and single-session workshops. Utilizing lectures, targeted reading assignments, and practical exercises that introduce students to user-centered design methodologies within the context of real-world past experiences.


Almighty – Director of User Experience

October 2012 – May 2013
September 2011 – October 2012 (UX Designer)

Lead the process of user experience design and strategy across a spectrum of digital brand campaigns, site designs, social engagement programs, retail installations, and mobile/tablet applications.

Responsibilities: Creative Team Management, Digital Strategy, Creative Concepting & Pitch Presentation, Content Strategy, User Experience Design, Prototype Development, Mentorship, Blogging, Public Speaking

Location: Boston, MA Design Director: RJ Evans


Fresh Tilled Soil – Senior UI Designer

October 2010 – September 2011

Designed and built application user interfaces and websites with a focus on mobile and tablet experience. Performed rapid prototyping in close collaboration with client development teams.

Responsibilities: Client Management, Research & Discovery Audits, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Prototype Development, Front-end Development, CMS Implementation, Mentorship, Public Speaking

Location: Waltham, MA Creative Director: Alex Fedorov


mediumbold – Lead Interactive Designer, Developer

September 2007 – April 2010

Architected and designed content-managed websites and web applications. Worked across all project phases from kickoff through development.

Responsibilities: Research & Discovery Audits, User Experience Design, Website Design & Branding, Front-end Development, CMS Implementation

Location: Boston, MA Creative Directors: Michael Brandt, Glenn Kennedy



Education

2007 BFA Magna Cum Laude, The Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

Speaking Engagements

Future M 2012 & 2011, BizSpark 2011, Boston University CDIA 2011, Hartford Art School 2010

Software & Code Proficiency

Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote, Final Cut, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript/JQuery, PHP, MySQL, Unix Shell, Wordpress, Appcelerator

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