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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 and websites 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 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.   Lately he has to redesigned the family of apps for EveryMove on iOS, Android, and web.   Joe currently works as a Senior UX Designer for Front Desk.
 
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, watching HBO’s Silicone Valley, and building armies in Clash of the Clans  Boom Beach.

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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


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BP Nordstrom

Wallpaper I designed for BP Nordstrom
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BP Nordstrom

Wallpaper I designed for BP Nordstrom
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The Lobby Bar

I Love the 90's Night
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The Lobby Bar

Back to School Night
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The Lobby Bar

Poster for 3rd Anniversary for the Lobby Bar
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The Lobby Bar

Poster for Movember event at the Lobby Bar
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The Lobby Bar

Poster for the Lobby Bar opening

 

 

 

Web Design


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Cozi.com

Redesigned homepage for Cozi.com
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JesseHolt.com

website for sound designer
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KirbyKirbyKirby.com

Flash microsite for new Kirby Video game
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Pokémon.com

Pokemon hub page
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Allrecipes Menu Planner

Redesign for Menu Planner
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Allrecipes Menu Planner

Redesign for Menu Planner
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T-mobile.com

Dashboard concept for tracking minutes
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Packed Lunch Losers

Infographic showing what kids throw away in their lunches
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HeathersFlowers.com

Site for a florist
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BPNordstrom.com

Nordstrom flash based site for teenage fashion

 

 

 

Mobile Design


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Cozi Family Organizer

redesigned navigation & journal
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Cozi Family Organizer

Simple login screen
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Cozi Journal

iOS 7 redesign of family journal
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Cozi Family Organizer

Upsell screens to buy a theme
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Dinner Spinner

Recipe w/ 16 million downloads
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Dinner Spinner

Select dish, ingredient, and time
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Dinner Spinner

Search results
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Dinner Spinner

Recipe box, Recipe Details, & Search
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Dinner Spinner

Portait shows Cookmode
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T-mobile MyTouch

Screens for custom UI
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T-mobile MyTouch

Screens for custom UI
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T-mobile MyTouch

Screens for custom UI
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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