Sayuri's Portfolios

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my name is sayuri(sa· you· lee) ozawa
my portfolios are below.

Sayuri Ozawa's career with user interface design started from her roots in marketing and web design at small finance and production companies in New York. Her experience with working for, and coordinating between, marketing and web design teams led her to focus on the communication in multiple mediums, from print media to a variety of technology platforms such as web, mobile application, and desktop applications.

Accomplishing her industrial design BA in Boston Massachusetts, she engaged human factor and usability into the intersection of art, business, and technology. She is a user experience/user interface developer holding experience in creating customer facing interactive online interfaces that reflect the needs of customers, meet accessibility and usability principles, which translate into a fluid online experience.

Computer Skills
HTML / CSS hand coding, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, inDesign, GitHub, MS Office.

Benesse America Inc. New York, NY – Creative Manager 2012 April - Nov
Environment: HTML & CSS hand coding, GitHub, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Designed website for educational math smartphone apps and implemented with web developers and marketing.
  • Designed and developed landing pages to analyze marketing strategy.
  • Analyzed UI/UX theory based on In-Page Analytics on Google Analytics.
  • Created marketing materials: online solid banners for social network and Google ads
  • Raised funnel conversion rate based on results of analytics with marketing director.
  • Used Wildfire to create sweepstakes integrated with Facebook developers tool.
  • Designed and Maintained social network and Wordpress blog with hootsuite for SEO daily.
Forex Club Financial Company Inc. New York, NY - Creative Director 2007- 2010
Environment: HTML, CSS, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Designed new website and FX trading platform.
  • Used in-house CMS to edit and update content.
  • Worked with marketing department for newspaper, online banner and subway advertising.
  • Graphic design and usability design of client financial account transaction website with web developer.
  • Created newsletter and landing page with HTML/CSS and graphics.
  • Implemented banner advertising.
  • Designed and implemented PDF fill-in with Adobe LiveCycle Designer.
Itasho Media New York, NY - Web Designer and Marketing 2005-2007
Environment: HTML, CSS, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Maintained E-commerce Website
  • Designed website for B to B online wholesale site.
  • HTML and CSS coding.
  • Edited photos and graphics for E-commerce.

Kawahara Design New York, NY - Design Assistant 2004

  • Assisted fitting room building at grand opening of Chanel on 57th St.
Circle One Boston, MA - Product Design Intern 2002
Environment: Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Model making of packaging.
  • Model making for testing the handle of knife.
Freelance Experience
mNovakDesign. New York, NY Jan 2011 - April 2012
joined as a graphic designer for mainly financial sites.

squeaky wheel media. New York, NY March - May 2011
joined wellpet project as a front-end designer.

OneMedPlace. New York, NY Jan - April 2011
joined as a graphic designer and front-end designer.

1999 – 2004 Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston, MA - Bachelor of Industrial Design
1997 – 1998 Miyagi Gakuin Women's College Sendai, Japan - Department of English
1994 – 1997 Miyagi Gakuin Women's Junior College Sendai, Japan - Associates, International Studies

Native Japanese speaker / English