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Once upon a time there was a named Kelly. She was years old and owned cat(s), who she loved very much. Upon finishing high school, one of the times of her life, Kelly decided she'd attend the University of to study . After year(s) she graduated and moved to , to begin a career as a . However, it wasn't long before Kelly's thirst for resurfaced. So, she packed her belongings: , , and and set out for , where she currently resides with her cat(s). She couldn't be more .


Kelly Prudente

Experience Designer / Creative
kelly@kellyprudente.com
EXPERIENCE
Spongecell, New York, NY — Product Specialist
APRIL 2016 - AUGUST 2016

I worked on a team to help develop new and innovative products for an ad-tech company. I was the go-to reference for integrating feeds, catalogs and API data into ads.

Spongecell, New York, NY — Interactive Production Designer
JULY 2014 - APRIL 2016

I partnered with clients to concept, design and animate rich-media ads in HTML5 and AfterEffects in order to satisfy the campaign’s creative vision.

McKinney, Durham, NC — Interactive Production Intern
SEPTEMBER 2013 - NOVEMBER 2013

I facilitated the execution of social media-driven campaigns and QA-ed promotional brand websites.

Spongecell, New York, NY — Interactive Production Intern
SUMMER 2012 & 2013

I designed and built rich-media ads for clients in Adobe Flash.

News 12 Long Island, Woodbury, NY — Promotions Intern
MAY 2012 - AUGUST 2012

I edited and scripted promos for the station using Final Cut Pro and directed and produced a 5 minute video to show to future interns.

EDUCATION
VCU Brandcenter
M.S. in Business / Branding; Experience Design
MAY 2018 (expected)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. in Advertising; B.A. in Media Production; Minor in Italian
Graduated with Distinction
MAY 2014
SKILLS
UX / UI
HTML + CSS + JS
Design thinking
Wireframing
Rapid prototyping
Interaction Design
Camera operation



TOOLS
Adobe Creative Suite
Sketch
InVision
Principle
Final Cut Pro, X
C4D, Autodesk Maya
Arduino



HONORS
Dean’s List (4 times)
Official Selection Swain Lot Film Festival 2014
2nd place office Halloween Costume Contest 2014



INTERESTS
Italian
Documentaries
Animation
Comedy
Connected devices
Entrepreneurship
Puzzles
Traveling
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