Peter Kaizer

designer | developer

Peter Kaizer Resume

Profile

UI/UX designer and design systems engineer with a passion for user focused digital products that are highly functional and beautifully designed. Over twenty years of experience with Design Systems, UI and UX design, CSS architecture, front-end development and content management systems implementation. Expertise in aligning digital strategy with organizational priorities and executing across all digital channels.

Skills

Creative

  • Responsive web design and development
  • User centered design
  • User experience
  • Web typography
  • HTML email design

Technical

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • PHP, Cold Fusion, Ruby
  • Word Press, Drupal, Jekyll
  • Git version control
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Mac operating system

Strategic

  • Digital strategy
  • Content Strategy
  • Online branding
  • Social media integration
  • Email marketing
  • Google Analytics

Experience

Booz | Allen | Hamilton - Lead Technologist /UIUX Designer | March 2017 - present

As a Lead Technologist at Booz Allen Hamilton my role varies from technical lead to UX lead or design lead, depending on the project. I have worked with the following clients:

United States Postal Service
Senior UX/UI Designer – Prototyping re-skins and re-designs of applications within USPS.com.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Lead designer and design systems engineer: designed and developed a design system for medicaid.gov & insurekidsnow.gov based on the US Web Design Standards.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
User Experience lead – supporting experience development on the SAMHSA Knowledge Network
Design lead – supporting UI design recommendations for resolving UI design pain points

Aquilent - Senior User Experience & Technical Consultant | June 2014 – March 2017

Aquilent was a technology solutions and digital services provider focusing on the federal government. There, I have worked with the following clients. In March 2017 they were acquired by Booz Allen Hamilton.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid healthcare.gov - Senior front-end developer
US Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs: Wordpress developer
US Department of Health & Human Services Office of Civil Rights: Senior information architect
United States Postal Service Human Resources intranet: Senior information architect

Peter Kaizer Digital - Digital strategist, developer & user experience architect | 1999 - present

Digital strategy, responsive design and development, email marketing and user experience design for clients ranging from NIH and the University of Maryland to non-profits and small businesses.

Catholic Relief Services - Digital Director | October 2002 – February 2014

Lead the digital presence for global humanitarian aid organization. Creative and technical director for all public facing web properties. Primary digital strategist.

Web Design Manager | May 1999 - October 2002

University of Baltimore - Adjunct Professor, Digital Design

Instructor in introductory and advanced web and user experience design for undergraduate corporate communication and graduate publications design students.

Education

BA, Visual Art and Design | Bennington College; Bennington, VT