Tyler A Walters

IBM Collaboration Solutions

Durham, NC
July 2004 – Present
Lead Android User Experience Designer – IBM Watson WorkspaceResponsible for leading a team of designers in the design of a persistent messaging and enterprise collaboration app for Android, working with stakeholders to craft and prioritize requirements, working with the development team to implement the design, and ensuring consistency across platforms.
Lead User Experience Designer – IBM VerseResponsible for leading a team of Android designers in the design of a new email, calendar, and contacts app. Also responsible for reveiwing and consulting with iOS designers in the design of the same app.
Lead User Experience Designer – IBM Sametime MobileResponsible for the design of instant messaging apps for iOS & Android.
Lotus One UIResponsible for the research and development of UX standards for IBM Lotus Software as well as the design, development, and maintenance of an internal design guidelines site.
IBM Mashup CenterResponsible for the design of application development widgets for use in the creation of web-based application mashups.
IBM WebSphere Dashboard FrameworkResponsible for overseeing the process of applying IBM design standards to an acquired product.
Workplace for Business Controls and ReportingResponsible for creating a user experience vision for future releases as well as the simpli cation of a complex navigation model.
Workplace for Business Strategy ExecutionResponsible for the design of the first two public releases of the software.

Andrews Toolworks, Inc

Raleigh, NC
January 2003 – January 2004
Graphic DesignerResponsible for the design and development of e-commerce and corporate websites.

Freelance

Raleigh, NC
May 2001 – Present
Graphic DesignerWorked with local clients to produce websites, branding, and print & multimedia promotional pieces.

Patent

Graphically Manipulating a Database (United States Patent #7496852)

A method and system for managing a database through a graphical representation is presented. The method the method includes dynamically adjusting data in a database by graphically manipulating a graph that represents the database. In one embodiment, a predictive cone is overlaid onto the graph. The predictive cone is created from a heuristic algorithm that uses past historical data to predict where future real data will track on the graph.

Education

May 2001
North Carolina State University College of DesignBachelor of Graphic Design, a four year professional degree

Technical Skills

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • CSS 3
  • HTML5
  • LESS
  • SASS
  • Sketch
  • WordPress