Josh Mirra

User Experience and Basically Anything Digital

joshHi. I'm a digital powerhouse with extend experience in digital marketing, UX, UI, web design and photo.

Professional Profile

High energy individual with strong technical, digital marketing and design skills. Over 12 years of profession digital experience in retail, fashion and ecommerce environments to back those skills up. Extensive and proven abilities in leadership, team building, Web Design, UI/UX Design, Cross-Channel Marketing, A/B Testing, Web Analytics, CMS, Email Campaigns, SEM, Affiliate and Content Management. If its digital I have done it. Love learning new things, staying on top of my game and meeting any challenge head on.

Technical Skills

Strong passion for technology and a thrive to never stop learning. Expert level knowlege in:

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML/JS/CSS/PHP
  • Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Web Analytics - Google Analytics and Omniture
  • Experience A/B Testing - Adobe Test & Target
  • Digital Marketing Channels - Display, Affiliate, Email, etc
  • SEO & SEM

HTML/JS/CSS

Excellent

PHP & MySQL

Average

Photoshop

Excellent

Illustrator

Excellent

InDesign

Excellent

Web Analytics

Good

A/B Testing & Site Optimization

Good

Work Experience

Manager, User Experience

maurices

  • Period:August 2009 - Present day
  • Past Positions: Web Designer, Content Manager, Digital Experience Manager

Started my journey at maurices as the only web designer with the birth of their ecommerce platform. Have grown with the ecommerce platform to my current position as Manager, User Experience. During that journey; expanded the web design team from a team of 1 to a team of 4 (even winning our company's award for Team of the Year while managing the team), developed new position as Digital Experience Manger and created a new team of User Experience; comprised of Site Merchandise, Front End Dev and User Experience Design. Also have played lead roles in launch of two mobile platforms, new digital marketing vendors & initiatives, mobile apps and social platforms.

  • Lead on Testing & Personalization
  • Oversee Site Merchandising
  • Manage SEO and Landing Page Strategy
  • Oversee User Experience Design & Development
  • Deliver a Brand Right & User Centric Digital Experience

Advanstar Communications

Web Designer

  • Period:June 2004 - August 2009

Education

University of Minnesota Duluth

Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Web Programming.

Created own degree in digital art and web programming before the couses existed. Pursuded a scienctific approach to learning mixed with a creative aittude to programming.