Hi! I'm

Joy Soto

I am a

LITTLE STORY ABOUT ME,

My name is Joy Soto. I'm a passionate user experience designer and frontend developer with almost 15 years experience in this domain, focused on building the best user experience possible.
I have had the pleasure of working for companies such as Microsoft, NBC, CBS, Unicef, Genentech, Celgene, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Hot Studio (now the Facebook UX team), Democratic National Convention, LeapFrog, Livescribe, Vertigo Software (now Major League Baseball), Monitise, Visa, Webster Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Bay Area Air Quality (& more). When we collaborate and put our minds together, (and leave our ego at the door) we can build something really fantastic! I love being part of a team that is designing and creating and innovating next generation planet earth.
For every single project that I have done my focus has been on creating the best user experience possible.

  • Name :Joy Soto
  • Experience :+14 Years
  • Email :pujasoto@gmail.com
  • Phone :+45 24 52 19 82
  • Skype :puja.soto
  • Address :Bøgvadvej 100, Randbøldal 7183, Denmark

My Skills

Design Skills :

  • Illustrator
    99%
  • Photoshop
    98%
  • Any Wireframing Tool
    80%
  • InDesign
    70%

Programming Skills :

  • CSS
    99%
  • HTML
    95%
  • Javascript
    50%
  • Php
    40%

What Can i Do

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
I've designed hundreds of mobile & tablet apps and websites... I'm passionate about delivering quality UX and love to work from start to finish on a project:)
DESIGN PROCESS LEADER
I've worked with many companies and have experienced a wide variety of processes. Each new project offers an opportunity to refine (and specify) the process.
WEB DEVELOPMENT
Building my own frontend team helps me to clarify interactions, to refine the visual layout, and also makes me a more informed designer.
GRAPHIC DESIGN
Whether you’re looking to redesign your website, put together a great presentation or want to find the perfect branding for your company - I’m here to help.

Resume - Education

University of Nebraska at Omaha

1982-1987

I received a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude) with a major in Vocal Performance. (I also studied computer programming for a short period.)

Chicago Musical College

1987-1988

I received a Masters Degree in Fine Arts (Summa Cum Laude) with a major in Vocal Performance.

Ex'pression Center for New Media

2001-2003

I attended classes for 2 years and received a great job offer 3 weeks before completing the program. I studied web design, graphic design, drawing and animation (2D and 3D).

Resume - Work Experience

Bay Area Air Quality Management District

2007-2017

I lead the UX design for the Production System (handles permitting and compliance for customers and employees). I work with the product owner to gather requirements. It is my sole responsibility to create high-fi interactive prototypes in html/css/javascript. I also help out the dev team with front end styling and polish.

Education Elements

2015-2016

I led UX design for a student/teacher/admin interface to track grades and progress and navigate to online courses. I also redesigned their company website and created a special website for "Girl Day".

Monitise

2012-2015

I led UX design for the main company product - mobile and tablet bank applications for banks. We created a branding schema so that we could quickly rebrand and customize apps for customers. I also led the frontend development team.

Hot Studio (now Facebook UX team)

2012-2012

I designed the interaction for Akamai's interface to configure settings on domains. I also helped with conceptual design and visuals for the data visualizations of customer's architecture and specific features.

Viscira

2011-2012

I created interaction designs and also visual designs for several apps for pharmaceutical companies. I also helped create the frontend for websites.

Vertigo Software (now MLB)

2016-2017

I created the interaction and visual design for several websites including the DNC 2008, the inauguration of Barack Obama, Microsoft products and many more. I also implemented the frontend of the websites in either html/css or in Silverlight.

PROJECTS DONE

HAPPY CLIENTS

WORKING TIME

CUP OF CHAI

Portfolio
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SELECTED PROJECTS

Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BAAQMD PRODUCTION SYSTEM

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Production System allows customers to apply for permits online and connects customers and BAAQMD Permit Engineers and Inspectors.

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Bank of Trust Mobile App

Monitise Bank of Trust Mobile App

Monitise offers a mobile banking platform for smaller or mid-size banks. Each mobile app is reskinned with the customer's branding and any desired customizations.

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Herceptin Breast Cancer App

Herceptin Breast Cancer iPad App

This educational iPad app was created by Viscira for Genentech. The award-winning app demonstrates the basic principles on best practices to find cancer cells in tumors.

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Celgene Interactive Resource Center

Celgene Interactive Resource Center

While at Viscira, I worked on several iPad applications for the Pharmaceutical industry. Viscira's 3D modelling department provided the beautiful renders.

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Akamai Configuration Module

Akamai Configuration Module

While at Hot Studio, I helped to design Akamai's configuration module for setting up complex sites. I also assisted in the design of feature visualizations.

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Democratic National Committee Conference

Democratic National Committee Conference

At Vertigo, I designed the live video streaming app for DNC (interaction and visuals). Vertigo used the video player model for several later projects.

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