EDUCATION

Art Center College of Design (ACAN), Pasadena, CA 2005 - 2008
Integrated Studies

California State University, Channel Islands, Ventura, CA 2005
BA, Studio Art Major, Dean’s List, 1st Place Senior Showcase - Graphic Design

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 2003
BA, Sociology Major, Division 1 Soccer Scholarship

Lorenzo de’Medici (LdM), Florence, Italy 2002
Study Abroad Program

Moviola Professional Training, Hollywood, CA 2007
Advanced After Effects and Photoshop/HD techniques

SKILL SET

Interactive Skills:
Interaction design
Rapid functional prototyping
Usability testing
Wireframes & content maps
Video and 3D Integration
Asset optimization for Unity
Actionscript 3.0
Familiar with:
Visio, Balsamiq, Pop
Agile Development
Jira
HTML, CSS
Javascript
Style Guides
Motion Graphics
User Centered Design
Human-Computer Interaction

Adobe CS
Fluent in programs:
Flash
Photoshop
Illustrator

Familiar with:
After Effects
InDesign
Premier
Final Cut Pro

AWARDS

2014 FaceBook Hall of Fame - Bingo Blitz (Playtika)
2014 EGR Award for Social Bingo Product - Bingo Blitz (Playtika)
2013 FarmVille Hacker Award - 3 Time Innovation Competition Winner (Zynga)
2012 GDC - Best Live Game Nominee - CityVille (Zynga)
2011 Interactive Achievement Awards - Social Game of the Year (CityVille by Zynga)
2012 CityVille Keys to the City Award for Excellence in UI Technology (Zynga)
2011 CityVille Keys to the City Award for Excellence in UI Design (Zynga)
2010 IAC Award (Internet Advertising Competition) - Best Leisure Site
2009 Webby Award
2009 Silver ADDY Award
2009 ad:tech People's Choice Award - Best Micro Site2009 Videographer Award
2009 Interactive Media Award - Best in Class
2009 Gold Hermes Creative Award
2009 Web Award Web Marketing Association
2009 IAC Award - Best Travel Site
2008 Platinum Hermes Creative Award
2008 Hermes Creative Award - Honorable Mention
2008 The Communication Awards Award of Distinction

 

TESTIMONIALS

 

 
Charlie has been an extraordinary asset to our team at Bingo Blitz. He is detailed and thorough in his work, in addition to being incredibly creative. Charlie is the go-to guy for our dev team.
— Cynthia Woll / VP Product at Playtika Santa Monica
 
 
Charlie is an amazing UI/UX artist. He has a clear understanding of how to fully think of a design flow from a user’s perspective. He is able to multi task amazingly and come up with his own ideas of how to improve the product.
— Michael Angrisani / Sr. Producer at Playtika Santa Monica
 
 
I worked with Charlie at Zynga while we were both on the FarmVille team and I have to agree with others that he is one of the easiest people to work with considering his great attitude and tireless work ethic.
— Kingsley Choi / Director of Product at Nike Digital