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Chris Gaerig
Worked at Allied Media
Attended University of Michigan
Lives in Redford, MI
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I napalm the new Transformers video game.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon achieves nothing new and what it does do, it does poorly.
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Hey Gaerig, I have a pick up hockey game at Culver City on Friday at 10:45 pm. It is $20 per skater. You want to play some hockey this Friday? Let me know and I'll put you on the list.
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Occupation
Aspiring UX professional
Skills
I have both field and academic experience with: user interviews, user flows, wireframing, heuristic analysis, competitive analysis, content strategy, interaction maps, ideation sessions, persona and scenario development, prototyping, survey creation and analysis, presentation creation and delivery, and writing UX reports.
Employment
  • Allied Media
    Associate Editor, 2010 - 2013
    - Responsible for conducting interviews, soliciting images and editorial content, writing feature articles, coordinating with multiple editors, and knowledge of trade industries - Attended trade shows and was tasked with interviewing industry professionals, blogging, photography, and personal education on industry topics and standards - Weekly assignments include posting daily news items, as well as weekly newsletters
  • Vendome Group
    Online Editor, 2008 - 2010
    - Primary responsibilities include copy editing, proof reading, posting daily news items and blogs on the magazines’ websites, as well as finding and formulating relevant features. - Performed various tasks on the magazines’ websites—including HTML home-page redesigns—and extensive work in the content management system CentralPoint
  • Organic Inc
    UX Intern, 2013 - 2013
    - Worked with UX team to develop user flows and wireframes for consumer-facing websites - Ideated with multidisciplinary teams to create client-requested solutions - Performed content strategy for a redevelopment of Volkswagen's owners' experience - Collaborated with members of the UX team to innovate a global login system for Kimberly-Clark Corporations brand websites - Led a team of interns during a summer long project addressing the question: What does Volkswagen ownership look like in 2016? - Performed user interviews, competitive analysis, market research, brainstorming and ideation, and multiple presentations to clients
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Currently
Redford, MI
Previously
Ann Arbor, MI - Lakewood, OH - Valencia, CA - Los Angeles, CA
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I make no attempt to be surprising
Introduction
I am currently a University of Michigan masters candidate in the School of Information studying human computer interaction.
Education
  • University of Michigan
    English, American Culture, 2004 - 2008
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