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"WE ARE WHAT WE REPEATEDLY DO. EXCELLENCE, THEREFORE, IS NOT AN ACT, BUT A HABIT." - ARISTOTLE

About Me

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Joe Donato is a multidisciplinary designer with a focus on mobile application design, web, and UX design. Hailing from the rainy city of Seattle he  has developed a number of mobile applications for millions of users. 

Seriously engaged in graphic design since 2000, he has won numerous awards for his work at Nike, NintendoAllRecipes.com  and Nordstrom in flash, web, and mobile app design. Joe designed and developed a number one app in the android marketplace T-mobile’s My Account app and also worked on the custom UI for the MyTouch family of mobile phones.  His projects for AllRecipes including  Allrecipes Dinner Spinner, Your Kitchen Inspiration an iPad app, and Allrecipes TV  google tv app have surpassed over 16 million downloads. His graphic design work has received recognition from Macomedia site of the day, Forrst, and Smashing Magazine.   His latest endeavor was to redesign the family of apps for EveryMove on iOS, Android, and web.  EveryMove is a multi-device fitness based social network that rewards users for doing physical activity.
 
Joe attended Pacific Northwest College of Art and majored in graphic design with focus on multimedia. He was awarded Outstanding Student in Multimedia in 2000. In his spare time Joe enjoys singing top 40 songs at divey karaoke bars, playing volleyball for a local sports team, reading books about the upcoming zombie apocalypse on his iPad, and building armies in Clash of the Clans.

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Creative Skills

UI/UX  Design, Mobile Application Design (Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows), Web Design, Html/CSS, Animation, Typography, Adobe CC, WordPress, Wire Framing, Branding and Identity, Communication Skills, Graphic Production, Project Management, Presentation Skills ,and Client Management.

Technical Skills

Adobe CC, Html/CSS, WordPress, Animation, User Experience Design, Responsive Design, Rapid prototyping and testing expertise with Marvel, InVision, Balsamic, and Sketch

Business Skills

  • • Comfortable leading design initiatives from concept to competition and communicating design thinking to all levels of management and stakeholders
  • • Amazing visual designer with a proven track record
  • • Prefers to use customer-driven metrics and agile methodologies to drive design decisions
  • • Personality: Creative, disciplined, self-motivating, inspiring
  • • Passion: Working collaboratively with others and being an advocate for the user
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“Design is a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.” - Erik Adigard

Work

Graphic Design


BP Nordstrom

Wallpaper I designed for BP Nordstrom

BP Nordstrom

Wallpaper I designed for BP Nordstrom

The Lobby Bar

I Love the 90’s Night

The Lobby Bar

Back to School Night

The Lobby Bar

Poster for 3rd Anniversary for the Lobby Bar

The Lobby Bar

Poster for Movember event at the Lobby Bar

The Lobby Bar

Poster for the Lobby Bar opening

 

 

 

Web Design


Cozi.com

Redesigned homepage for Cozi.com

JesseHolt.com

website for sound designer

KirbyKirbyKirby.com

Flash microsite for new Kirby Video game

Pokémon.com

Pokemon hub page

Allrecipes Menu Planner

Redesign for Menu Planner

Allrecipes Menu Planner

Redesign for Menu Planner

T-mobile.com

Dashboard concept for tracking minutes

Packed Lunch Losers

Infographic showing what kids throw away in their lunches

HeathersFlowers.com

Site for a florist

BPNordstrom.com

Nordstrom flash based site for teenage fashion

 

 

 

Mobile Design


Cozi Family Organizer

redesigned navigation & journal

Cozi Family Organizer

Simple login screen

Cozi Journal

iOS 7 redesign of family journal

Cozi Family Organizer

Upsell screens to buy a theme

Cozi Family Organizer

Sample themes

Dinner Spinner

Recipe w/ 16 million downloads

Dinner Spinner

Select dish, ingredient, and time

Dinner Spinner

Search results

Dinner Spinner

Recipe box, Recipe Details, & Search

Dinner Spinner

Portait shows Cookmode

T-mobile MyTouch

Screens for custom UI

T-mobile MyTouch

Screens for custom UI

T-mobile MyTouch

Screens for custom UI

T-mobile MyTouch

Screens for custom UI

“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.” — Albert Einstein

Contact

Got a project? Question? Idea?I am always open to new projects, collaborations, and discussions. If you’d like to get a hold of me, use the form below. Thanks in advance!

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Contact Info

206.850.2343

JoeyDonato@gmail.com

Seattle, Washington