Curriculum Vitae

Eric E. Dolecki Google Voice: (508) 656-0622

Professional Experience

The Bose Corporation
Boston, Massachusetts

R&D User Experience Advanced Development Group
September 2005 – present
Title: Senior Concept Designer ( UX Software Engineer Level V)

  • Design & develop full application GUIs within usability/specification/persona-based guidelines
  • Work directly with Design Center/Industrial Designers/Advanced Software Development on project-based designs & interactions
  • Create various accurate real-world interface/hardware prototypes for various departments. Help drive look & feel, data architectures, UI interactions & overall client usability
  • Create and maintain an ActionScript 3 code library, create ActionScript 3 components, and a class depot for other designers to use for their own prototyping needs
  • Regularly work with live database data, author APIs, integrate with hardware & embedded software systems
  • Prototype and author Objective-C Cocoa Touch applications for iPhone and iTouch.

Convoq, Inc. (Applied Messaging/Zingdom)
Boston, Massachusetts

November 2002 – Septmeber 2005
Title: Interactive Technology Developer/Designer

  • Initially referenced by Jeremy Allaire (now at BrightCove) for the position (when he was on the Board of Directors)
  • Worked directly with the Engineering Team and Product Manager to formulate detailed, workable specs for our applications
  • Responsible for designing and coding initial feature prototypes to aid in the approval specification details & also in feature implementation
  • Actively used source control and code reviews in all aspects of client-side development. Helped to create and maintain the main ActionScript code library. Converted legacy code to full AS2 class-based OOP implementations (upgraded older code).
  • I was involved in GUI decisions, feature implementations, and all areas which impacted the user experience
  • Resonsible for all client-side UI and a major amount of interaction with the backend system
  • Prototype initial GUI designs in Photoshop, Illustrator & Fireworks prior to conversion to working prototypes
  • Helped webmaster with CSS and JavaScript rollouts

ericd.net
Boston, Massachusetts

September 2002 – December 2002
Title: Principal

  • Designed, developed & deployed an online interactive marketing game for Teradata (by way of Boston’s Arnold Worldwide). The program was extremely successful in driving home the benefits of Teradata’s data-mining capabilities.
  • Interactive advertising for Buena Vista Home Entertainment: Alias Season One DVD, Project Greenlight DVDs (Seasons 1 & 2), Home On The Range DVD, Undisputed DVD, Halloween DVD, and Disney Online.
  • Worked directly with remote project managers under tight deadlines & delivered cutting edge and effective creative.
  • Created original soundtracks and managed an audio producer to create a score for interactive Teradata creative presentations. These Flash presentations were looped and played on the video wall at the MGM Grand hotel during Teradata’s yearly conference.

Directech eMerge
Boston, Massachusetts

1999 – September 2002 (company liquidated)
Title: Senior Interactive Designer/Interactive Technology Manager

  • Strategic development, graphic design, scripting, UI development & production of interactive programs.
  • Researched emerging technologies to evaluate and deploy cutting edge solutions.
  • Directly responsible for the agency winning interactive awards.
  • Worked with Database Services Dept. to deploy database-driven interactive.
  • Taught classes internally to educate the staff.
  • Adhered to corporate branding & when appropriate improved that branding.
  • Created original audio scores to lower cost of productions.

Quest Fore/Witalis Burke
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1996 – 1999
Title: Print Designer/Interactive Designer

  • Designed and produced logos, annual reports, marketing collateral, business identitiy systems, etc.
  • Developed Director-based user interfaces for Ford Motors training CD-ROMs (Sales Associate Training).
  • Designed and developed 3D stills/animations.
  • Designed and developed entire websites for BEA Inc., Enidine, Quest Fore & MSA.

Vance Wright Adams
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1994 – 1996
Title: Print Designer/Interactive Designer

  • Worked in a fast-paced environment creating brochures, logos, catalogs and VHS packaging.
  • Worked directly with Senior Print Designers, Art Directors & Creative Directors.

There is a little more, but at this point in my career I was mostly creating artwork for pipe manufacturing catalogs, cleaning up other designer’s logos, etc. A lot of production and learning how agencies work.