Chris Cirak / UX Architect, Entrepreneur, Educator
Design thinker and technologist with 20 years experience in UX/UI design,
web product development and entrepreneurship
• UX Advocate, Design Thinking Educator and Public Speaker
• Patent co-owner "System and Method for Authorization, Disclosure for Background Searches"
• Education: B.F.A., Recording Technology, Loyola Marymount Univ., Los Angeles, CA
Tagr, present
CEO
Shazam for Art
HealthCheckins.com, 2014
Co-Founder
Social Healthcare Network
3rdnut.com, 2013
Co-Founder, CIO
Human Achievement Platform
WowYay.com, 2013
Co-Founder, CEO
Meetup meets Groupon
PreVerify.com, 2008-2013
Co-Founder, CEO
Identity verification for the Sharing Economy
Yoostar.com, 2008
Lead Experience Architect
Immersive Video Game
Zag.com / Truecar.com, 2005-2007
UX Manager
Price transparency for automotive
BannerGeneratorLive.com, 2007
Co-Founder, CTO
Real-time banner creation & management tool
Elevatrix.com, 2006
Founder
Usability Firm
5MostPopular.com, 2005
Co-Founder, CTO
Self-optimizing news aggregation platform
Jump-page.com, 2004
Co-Founder
Landing page optimization framework for techno-phobes
Sweepstation.com, 2003
Co-Founder, CTO
Online sweepstakes management & analytics
eUniverse, 2002
Creative Director
Online / DR marketing
Overklok.com, 2001
Co-Founder, CEO
Interactive agency, web Development shop
COPS.com, 1998-1999
Online video editor / producer / director
Developed world's first live prison webcam
Architected COPS digital content delivery network
XAP.com, 1997
HTML Coder
Online college application platform
EisCafe Studios, 1995-1997
Co-Owner, Recording Engineer
Making the leap from analog to digital
APPAREL
Nike  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Corporate Responsibility
Pacsun  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Ecommerce / Online Sweepstakes
AUTOMOTIVE
Acura  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Online Vehicle Configurator
Ford  /  Sr. Experience Architect, iPad App
Lexus  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Prototype Tech Lead, Web Dev
Mercedes-Benz AMG  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Web Dev
Nissan  /  Sr. Frontend Developer, Web Dev
Toyota  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Facebook App Dev
Truecar  /  UX Manager, Early Employee
COMMUNICATION
Reuters  /  Sr. Experience Architect, iPad App Development
T-Mobile  /  Sr. Experience Architect, In-store Kiosk Redesign
CONSUMER PRODUCTS
Behr Paint  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Mobile App Dev
Harbor Freight Tools  /  Sr. Experience Architect, eCommerce Dev
Liberty Hardware  /  UX Lead, In-store AR Configurator App
Mattel  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Barbie Web Dev
Proctor & Gamble  /  Sr. Experience Architect, iPhone Game Development
Ronco  /  Creative Director, Catalog Design
ENTERTAINMENT
ABC  /  Sr. Experience Architect, iPhone App for Dancing w/ the Stars
Activision  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Guitar Hero Online Sweepstakes
Antfarm  /  Multimedia Developer, CD/DVD
Blizzard Entertainment  /  UX Director, Multiple Projects
Cinram  /  Sr. Experience Architect, eBook Publishing Platform
Disney Parks & Resorts  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Visitor Dashboard
Fox Studios  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Desktop Assistant Application
Joost  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Video Platform Development
Jurassic  /  UX Lead, Immersive Movie Companion Site
Hakkasan Group  /  UX Lead, Night Club Development
Hollywood Reporter  /  Sr. Experience Architect, CMS Development
Real Entertainment  /  Sr. Frontend DevStreaming Video Portal
Revolt Nation  /  UX Lead, Responsive Streamingeloper, Streaming Video Portal
Second City  /  UX Lead, Responsive redesign
Sony  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Crackle Content Platform
Sony Pictures Television Int'l  /  Sr. Experience Architect, CMS Dev
Universal  /  UX Director, Jurassic World Website
USA Networks  /  Sr. Frontend Developer, Crime.com
Yahoo  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Online Safety
Walt Disney Studios  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Digital Copy
Warner Bros.  /  Sr. Frontend Developer, Online
Wendy Show  /  UX Lead, Redesign
FINANCIAL
Ameriquest  /  Technology Mgr, Web Campaign Development
Bank of America  /  Technology Mgr, HTML Campaign Development
Nationstar  /  UX Lead, Multiple Projects
Oppenheimer  /  UX Lead, R&D for Rebranding
FOOD, BEVERAGE & RETAIL
Jarritos  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Interactive Social Platform Dev
Starbucks  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Corporate Responsibility
UBM Fashion  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Responsive Website
Westfield Mall  /  UX Lead, Kiosk Onboarding Process
HEALTH
Anvita  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Web Development
Beachbody  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Web / Mobile App Development
Cedar-Sinai  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Web Dev
Centinela Hospital  /  Desktop App Developer, Charity/Fundraising
Herbalife  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Mobile Application Development
Inland Empire Health Plan  /  Sr. Web Developer, Flash Game Development
Instead  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Website Development
MARKETING
Adconion  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Advertising Backend CMS Development
Fathom Online  /  Sr. Frontend Developer, Web Development
FastClick  /  Sr. Frontend Developer, HTML Development
SalesForce  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Heuristic Evaluation
PRODUCTIVITY
Avery  /  Sr. Flash Developer, Product Demo
eFax  /  Sr. Experience Architect, CMS Development
Epson  /  Graphic Designer, Website Development
MindJet  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Product Development
Stroome  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Collaborative Online Video Editing Platform
TECHNOLOGY
Adobe  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Product Wizard
Cisco  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Valet Product Dev
Clearwire  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Rover Puck Product Dev
Google  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Social Platform Architecture
Logitech  /  Sr. Experience Architect, eCommerce Site
Microsoft  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Xbox, Office, CRM, Halo, Citizen
nVidia  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Graphics Cards Ecommerce
Proxicom  /  Sr. Frontend Developer, Web Development
Tribal DDB  /  Technology Manager, Web Development
TRAVEL
Alelo  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Desktop / Cross-Cultural Mobile App Development
Holland America Cruises  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Bring Onboard Experience Online
San Diego Visitors Bureau  /  Sr. Experience Architect, Tourism Platform
Villa Selat  /  UX Lead, Bali Yoga Retreat Redesign
ALL SITES / IDEAS DEVELOPED BY CHRIS
650Rose.com  /  Real Estate Website
7seasmemories.com  /  Travel Blog
actionintel.com  /  Web Analytics Company
ActSportsGroup.com  /  Athlete Representation
aparius.com  /  Medical Fraud Prevention Framework
BlitzAgency.com  /  Corporate Website
BluMoon.com  /  Sports Agency
BookKeeperInfo.com  /  Novelty Product Website
CarNutz.net  /  Automotive Fan Club
DebtResolve.com  /  Debt Consolidation Platform
dga.org  /  Director's Guild of America
ElevatePsychology.com  /  Therapy Website
Entertainment Marketing Company  /  Logo Design
eWhammy.com  /  System for regulating intra-office email
FarhadHeydari.com  /  Journalist Websitep
FitnessHeaven.com  /  Health / Fitness Products
FitnessMecca.com  /  Sports Video Service
FlyFastLane.com  /  Private Jet Rental
FuzzyDora.com  /  Band Website
gilbertpingpong  /  Sports Club Website
GoBear.com  /  Online Job Board
HealthCareSearchGroup.com  /  Recruitment Website
HeatherLeighVoiceover.com  /  Actor Portfolio Website
HongKongLegends.com  /  Ecommerce for Martial Arts
iballentertainment.com  /  Movie Production Company
ida.org  /  Website for Int'l Documentary Association
inkplustoner.com  /  Printer cartridges Ecommerce
jimwrightphotography.com  /  Photography Website
JobsInTheBiz  /  Job Website
JohnsonSpeedShop.com  /  Automotive Parts
KnottyBearCabin.com  /  Cabin Rental Website
lmu-entrepreneurship.org  /  LMU Website
MadeLabs.com  /  Specialized Apparel Outfitters
MarciaLee.net  /  Photography Website
MarkLesser.com  /  Art Website
MeredithBaer.com  /  Interior Design Website
Miramonte1980  /  Highschool Reunion Website
ModusPI.com  /  Private Investigator Website
MyDrPlan.com  /  Health Provider Portal
NoShrieks.com  /  Kids-free Travel Resources
OndaCapital  /  Investment Firm Website
PaddingtonBear.com  /  Children's Learning Site
PaliAdventures.com  /  Children's Learning Site
PlayaConsulting.com  /  Stock Market Trading Site
quantumst.com  /  Audio Hardware Manufacturer
RabinAfric.com  /  Non-profit Website
RedLever.com  /  Backend CMS
SammyStudios.com  /  Video Game Storyboard
Shroud  /  Movie Poster Design
StitelerWrites.com  /  Author Website
StoriesFromASmallWorld.com  /  Social Travel Blog
TahiEntertainment  /  Video Box Cover Art
TheEntertainmentInsider.com  /  E-zine w/ Newsletter
twoeasilyamused.com  /  Movie Art Production Website
UnlimitedConferencing.com  /  Information Architecture
Venus.com  /  E-zine for young women
Vitaboost.net  /  Vitamin eCommerce
WowYay.com  /  Meetup meets Groupon