Rick Doucette
UX + UI Design | Motion Design
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Employment History

Ratio (August 2013 - Present)
206-281-8240 | 71 Columbia Street, Second Floor | Seattle, WA 98104
Position: Senior Interactive Designer
Video Projects: Books I Love iOS app promo video, Whitney Museum artwall concept presentation, Microsoft Sports Gym presentation, Ratio logo / branding motion study + re-branding Cypress videos
UX + UI Design: Formotus Windows 8 app, continued support for AT&T Locker Windows Phone + tablet apps

Cypress Consulting (January 2009 – July 2013)
206-281-8240 | 71 Columbia Street, Second Floor | Seattle, WA 98104
Position: Senior Interactive Designer
Primary applications used: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut, OmniGraffle, Dreamweaver, MS Office suite
Video Projects: Cypress Agency Reel + Culture Reel, Microsoft Windows 8 Touch Gestures, Cypress Windows 8 + Xbox 360 design promotional videos
UX Design: AT&T Locker Windows Phone 8 + Windows 8 tablet apps, FOX TV iPhone + Windows 8 tablet apps, FrightPix and The Whistle Xbox 360 apps, several Windows 8 apps for smaller companies
UI Design: FOX TV (multiple platforms), FrightPix Xbox 360 app (as well as apps for Disney and The Whistle, which have not been released), Amazon Windows 8 tablet app, Sony VideON pro video channel website, VoicePrint / AMI website, Sony Crackle Windows Phone app, Connell Brothers website, Cypress Consulting website (circa 2011) and Windows Phone 7 microsite (2010)
Additional roles: In addition to being the go-to guy at Cypress for any motion or video projects, I served as a liaison between UI designers and developers to help streamline the process of styling Xbox 360 applications. This involved researching default XAML styling as well as our own CypressX framework.

Screenlife, LLC (December 2004 – January 2009) – purchased by Paramount in 2008 – now defunct
Formerly at 111 South Jackson Street, Second Floor | Seattle, WA 98104
Position: Motion Graphic Designer | Motion Design Lead
Primary applications used: Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, Autodesk 3ds MAX
Motion Design Lead: Seinfeld Scene It, Simpsons SceneIt, Animal House mini-game (on the anniversary / special edition DVD release)
Motion Graphic Designer: SceneIt titles: Pop Culture – 80s, Movie 2, Dr. Who (UK release), misc Travel editions, Comedy & NFL (unreleased); additional titles: Fluster game demo, iPod demo for SceneIt Movie 2, Quip It, Know It All, Fisher Price InteracTV titles

DC Productions (August 2002 – March 2012)
Contact: Jerry Dahlberg
Freelance video production + live event graphics
For roughly a decade I worked with Jerry Dahlberg of DC Productions with motion design and background video loops for concerts, trade shows, events, youth conferences, etc. This often involved custom designs for multiple screens, with a random mix of formats and configurations for each show.

Additional Work History

Lake Stevens Family Church (January 2005 – January 2006)
Contact: Pastor Virgil Brown
1609 E Lakeshore Drive | Lake Stevens, WA 98258
Position: Part time job Multimedia Director
I continued to assist them with their website & some misc items on a volunteer basis for several years.

Bethany Christian Assembly (November 1997 – December 2004)
Contact: Pastor Rob Carlson
2715 Everett Avenue | Everett, WA 98201
Position: Multimedia Director
Full time job encompassing a variety of tasks: video editing, multimedia & print design, web design & maintenance, even some light IT


Northwest College (Fall 1994 - Spring 1996) – now Northwest University
BA in Church Ministries / Youth Ministry

Whatcom Community College (Fall 1991 - Spring 1994)
AAS Transfer Degree

Personal References

Scott Bokma
Director of Experience at The Whistle
I worked with Scott while he was Art Director at Cypress Consulting and Creative Director at Ratio.

Roy Matich
Associate Design Director at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online
I worked with Roy while he was Executive Creative Director at Cypress Consulting.

Kim Walts
Senior Manager, Multimedia, Global Creative at Disney Consumer Products
I worked with Kim while she was Vice President of Creative at Screenlife.

Jerry Dahlberg
Owner of DC Productions
I worked with Jerry for nearly a decade doing freelance motion design, editing, and live video production and mixing for conferences, concerts, and trade shows.