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

Strategic

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

Creative

Responsive web design and development
User experience and user centered design
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

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:

  • 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 is a technology solutions and digital services provider focusing on the federal government. There, I have worked with the following clients:

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, healthcare.gov: Senior front-end developer
  • US Department of State, Bureau of International Information Programs: Wordpress developer
  • HHS, Office of Civil Rights: Senior information architect
  • USPS, 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.

  • Built online presence generating $5-15M in online donations annually.
  • Managed direction of online brand identity
  • Directed design integrity for all digital properties
  • Implemented agency-wide platform for online fundraising, email marketing and advocacy
  • Spearheaded redesign, standards-compliant code and launch of 5000-page website
  • Manage staff of nine design, technical, user experience and content professionals
  • Integrated additional content providers into the team workflow
  • Supervise development of web applications for content management and data collection

Web Design Manager | May 1999 - October 2002

  • Grew team from one to six design and content professionals
  • Designed and executed first in-house site redesign and five-year enhancement plan
  • Designed graphical user interface components for website
  • Managed website content
  • Collaborated with other departments to develop email communication vehicles
  • Vendor management new technology and software research & selection

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