Jack G. Bowen | UI/UX Design

Obsessions make my life worse

but my work better.

- Stefan Sagmeister

Selected Work

Projects

Project Details

Cinelyst

Concept, Product Manager, UI/UX Design
Client Myself
Date April 2014
Category iOS Application
Tools Used Photoshop, Illustrator
Process Work Cinelyst Process

Description

Cinelyst is a social movie critic. It collects reviews using a simple "see" or "don't see" rating scale, along with a star rating and an option to leave a short text review. Cinelyst was my Senior Project. I worked by myself to create the logo and branding, design the user interface, work with an iOS developer, and eventually will put it on the app store.

Role

  • Concepted idea from scratch
  • Designed clean UI/UX for iOS 7
  • Conducted user testing

Flashmob - App Store

UI/UX Design
Client Flashmob, Inc.
Date April 2016
Category iOS Application
Tools Used Sketch, Photoshop

Description

Created full design of app UI. The screens above were for the App store to give new users a brief overview of our product and what it could do for them if they were to download..

Role

  • Concepted designs
  • Iterated through multiple versions
  • Designed in Sketch and Photoshop

Way Out There

Concept, UI/UX Design
Client Myself
Date July 2016
Category iOS Application
Tools Used Photoshop, Sketch, Balsamiq

Description

Way Out There was an app concept a friend and I concepted to help people find better camping nearby. As it is now, to find a campsite you have to traverse many sites, and often the information is out of date. Way Out There would allow users to upload sites (dispersed or not) so that other users could see what options were around them. The site contribution would include: price (if any), hazards, what's allowed and what isn't, amenities, etc.

Role

  • Concepted idea from scratch
  • Wireframed and Mocked up screens

Flashmob - Web Client

Web Design
Client Flashmob, Inc.
Date July 2016
Category Web client of mobile app
Tools Used Sketch, Photoshop

Description

This website was designed to be half onboarding resource and half a working web client version of the Flashmob mobile app. My goal was to keep it as simple as possible and give it a very clean, polished look.

Role

  • Created wireframes and mock ups
  • Fleshed out wireframes in Sketch
  • Created assets in Photoshop

SSDP Flyer

Print Design
Date March 2016
Category Meetup Poster
Tools Used Sketch, Photoshop

Description

This was a flyer made for a friend who was hosting a panel discussion at UC Hastings. It was meant to draw students in and inform them as to what would be happening in the discussion.

Role

  • Visualized a text description into an image
  • Designed and created original artwork
  • Iterated through designs with client

Opera Mediaworks - Ads

Design, Development
Client Misc.
Category Mobile Ad Campaigns
Tools Used Photoshop, Dreamweaver

Description

While working at Opera Mediaworks I was fortunate to direct ad creatives for many household name brands. I would receive a request with few assets, and design static and rich media ads that continually performed at high levels.

Note: A sample of static ads shown above, enlarged for desktop view.

Role

  • Concepted ideas from scratch
  • Designed clean, effective ads
  • Worked in high pressure environment with quick creative turn around

Flashmob - Promo Flyer

Print Design
Date April 2016
Categories Promo Handout
Tools Used Photoshop
Size 7" x 5"

Description

This flyer was a piece of promotional material for one of our campus campaigns. It was handed out to students in order to quickly educate them about our app and encourage them to create an account.

Role

  • Concepted idea
  • Iterated through a series of designs
  • Designed and printed

Pack Hike Shoot

Founder
Client Myself
Date March 2016
Category Social Media
Tools Used Nikon D5300

Description

Pack Hike Shoot was an Instagram account I started in early 2016, mostly just to document backpacking/camping/hiking trips I was taking. It's been a great motivator to get outdoors even more, and has also reignited my love for photography.

Role

  • Founder
  • Content Generator

Molie Malone Interiors

Web Design & Development
Client Molie Malone Interiors
Date March 2014
Category April 2014
Tools Used Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery

Description

Molie Malone is an Interior Designer who had been working as part of a design firm for a number of years. She finally decided she wanted to take things into her own hands and start Molie Malone Interiors. This site was designed and developed with multiple iterations, starting with a 5 page site and working my way down to the current one page version, and then building back up to 6 pages. This site was built with Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, and designed with Photoshop and Illustrator.

Role

  • Wireframes & Mock Ups
  • Designed & Developed Site
  • Worked on branding

Get Photo Effects

Web Design & Development
Client RadiumOne Inc.
Date October 2013
Category App Promo Site
Tools Used HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Photoshop, Illustrator

Description

Photo Effects is an application that lets you share and transform pictures with text, stickers, filters, and borders all for free. This is a promotional site for the Photo Effect application. The task was creating a promotional application site for Photo Effects. It was designed with Photoshop and developed in HTML5 CSS3, and jQuery from scratch.

Role

  • Wireframes & Mock Ups
  • Designed & Developed Site

Alex + Stacy Wedding

Web Design & Development
Client Engaged Couple
Date June 2015
Category Website
Tools Used HTML5, CSS3

Description

A co-worker and friend of mine got engaged and wanted a website for his wedding. On the website, there would be pictures, information, hotels nearby, etc. His fiance drew up some designs, and together we looked them over and came up with the finished product.

Role

  • Mock Ups
  • Designed & Developed Site

Earth Tu Face Pamphlet

Print Design
Date February 2014
Category Pamphlet
Tools Used InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

Description

This was a conceptual pamphlet for an organic skincare company called Earth Tu Face. It was designed to be a clean yet informative catalog of their products.

Role

  • Layout Design

SocialLive

UI/UX Design
Client SocialLive
Date April 2014
Category iOS Application
Tools Used Photoshop, Illustrator

Description

Social Live is an iOS app which is still in development that enables users to see what events of that day (i.e. clubs, sports, concerts, etc) are the most popular at the time. My role as the Lead UI/UX Designer is to collaborate with the Product Manager and create clean efficient design.

Role

  • Helped concept idea
  • Lead UI/UX
  • User Testing
  • Branding
  • Created Mock ups and Wireframes
Concept, UI/UX Design, Mobile

FoodPrint

UI/UX Design
Client Anonymous
Date November 2013
Category Mobile Application
Tools Used Photoshop, Illustrator

Description

FoodPrint was another concept app for tracking where your groceries have come from and what they’ve gone through. The user would scan a barcode, and they would be shown a farm where the food came from and what rating the farm has, based on how environmentally conscious it is, how it treats it’s animals, etc. FoodPrint’s User Interface and Branding were designed from the ground up by myself.

Role

  • Lead UI/UX
  • Consulted with environmental students at USF
  • Created Mock ups and Wireframes

Billy Joel Poster

Print Design
Date March 2014
Categories Gig Poster
Tools Used Illustrator
Size 24" x 36"

Description

This is a Billy Joel concept gig poster made for his 5/27/14 concert at The Hollywood Bowl. The background is the lyrics to the song "Piano Man" over and over again. This poster was concepted by myself through iterative design, along with each of the assets on the poster.

Role

  • Concepted idea
  • Designed and created original artwork

Gustave H. Poster

Print Design
Date April 2014
Category Movie Poster
Tools Used Illustrator
Size 24" x 36"

Description

This is a concept movie poster for Wes Andersons "The Grand Budapest Hotel". Each of the characters in Wes Anderson’s movies have a very unique style. This was an attempt to capture the identity of the main character through only his outfit.

Role

  • Concepted idea
  • Designed and created original artwork

Modest Mouse Poster

Print Design
Date April 2014
Category Gig Poster
Tools Used Illustrator
Size 24" x 36"

Description

This was a poster inspired by the song by Modest Mouse, Out of Gas. Out of Gas, Out of Road is a lyric from the song which for some reason stuck out to me. This poster was just one interpretation of the lyric.

Role

  • Concepted idea
  • Designed and created original artwork

NPS Brochure

Print Design
Date April 2014
Category Brochure
Tools Used InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

Description

This was a re-design of a Glacier National Park brochure for the National Park Services. The NPS brochures are effective yet out of date. The design was made to imitate the cleanliness and minimalism of iOS 7.

Role

  • Design
  • Created Mock ups

Current Position: Visual Designer at Investor's Business Daily

About

Hello, my name is Jack. I am a UI/UX Designer and Front-End Designer from San Francisco living in Los Angeles, CA.

I Design

Sketch

Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

Dreamweaver

Balsamiq

Omnigraffle

Flinto

Microsoft Office

I Code

HTML5

CSS3

jQuery

jQuery Mobile

I Love

Minimalism

Backpacking

Photography

Camping

Beer

Movies

Music


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