Hello! I'm

Luther Blanton

UX/UI DESIGN | WEB AND EMAIL DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

I'm available for freelance work.

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About Me

Hello! I'm Luther.

I am a UX/UI designer as well as a web site and email designer & developer. In the UX realm I specialize in competitive analysis, stakeholder interviews, strategic research, user persona creation and other aspects where required or needed. For the UI aspect I am skilled in wireframing, prototyping, interactive design, design iteration, design sprints, asset hand-off and version control with Git and/or Abstract. For front end web design and development I work both within WordPress and Bootstrap, either designing a custom site or using your PSD, Sketch file or theme to bring your project to life. All email design and development is of course responsive and I have many ESPs under my belt, most extensively Oracle Responsys and Salesforce Marketing Cloud.

Past clients have included Nike, Asics, Teva, UGG, Hoka One One, Ahnu, Sanuk, Tracfone, SIMPLE Mobile, Snow Summit, Big Bear Mountain, Mammoth Mountain and many Portland-area businesses.

My Resume

WORK

Marketing Operations Technologist II - Contractor
GoDaddy

Email development in Salesforce Marketing Cloud. Co-lead on project migrating from proprietary ESP to Salesforce Marketing Cloud, using AMPscript and refactoring HTML for email components. QA and peer reviews on each campaign.

UX/UI Designer / Email and Web Developer
Cloud Performer

User experience design and strategy. UI design and development. Brand identity and creation. Creation of color palette, style guides and design systems. Email and web site design & development.

Email Developer - Contractor
Deckers Brands

Email development work on a freelance basis for Deckers Footwear Brands, working on Teva, UGG, Koolaburra, Hoka One One, Ahnu and Sanuk. ESPs were IBM Silverpop and Oracle Responsys.

Email Developer - Contractor
Nike

Developed and built transactional emails for Nike.com, NIKEiD and Swoosh.com in multiple locales and languages. Worked in HTML, CSS, AMPScript, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Jira, Basecamp in an Agile environment using the gitflow methodology.

Email Developer - Contractor
General Motors

Developed and built transactional emails for OnStar. Worked in HTML, CSS, AMPScript on the Salesforce Marketing Cloud platform.

Front End Web Developer
Johnstone Supply

Lead Developer on all Web site and HTML email campaigns. Project lead, sole developer and designer on annual Virtual Trade Show for HVACR industry manufacturers utilizing WordPress Multi Site Network. Development of corporate intranet on SharePoint 2010.

Content Specialist / Web Developer - Contractor
Nike

Worked on Nike's intranet and internal team web sites on a contract basis. Project lead on certain internal teams' web sites and blogs. Posted news releases and events on corporate internal site with global exposure.

EDUCATION

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Portland Community College
Indiana University

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My Services

UX/UI DESIGN

Competitive analysis, stakeholder interviews, strategic research, user persona creation, wireframing, prototyping, design iteration, interactive design, asset hand-offs, design sprints and version control with Git and Abstract.

WEB DESIGN

I have built numerous web sites based on the WordPress platform as well as on the Bootstrap framework using HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery. I can design a custom site or use your design files (Sketch or PSD) and code it up to bring it to life.

EMAIL DEVELOPMENT

I have coded literally hundreds of responsive email templates over the years, whether from custom designs or from PSDs handed off to me. I have experience with several ESPs, including Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Oracle Responsys.

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503.482.2084