GERONIMO CARLO RAMOS III
Social designer, entrepreneur, aspiring chef

Resume

I blur the lines between business strategy and creativity—helping clients across sectors bring new offerings and ventures to market.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

OUTDOORSY     EXPERIENCE DESIGNER     2017 - PRESENT

  • Developed a system to communicate direct customer feedback between Support team to the Product team
  • Designed flows and features from end-to-end to improve the offline/online experience for users that meet business objectives

FREELANCE   PRODUCT DESIGNER     2016 - PRESENT

  • Consulted clients to develop project scopes, timelines, and expectations
  • Conducted design research + usability testing for product development
  • Designed wireframes, low-fi mockups, and hi-fi prototypes 

ELITE HOME CARE     FOUNDER     2015 - PRESENT

  • Provided fast and friendly in-home care for seniors and the disabled
  • A family owned and operated business 

ASHOKA     TALENT + DESIGN STRATEGIST     2016

  • Coordinated a partnership between IDEO and Ashoka Changemakers in adopting the OI engine platform for increased user engagement
  • Managed and redesigned the summer internship program 
  • Built and maintained critical talent pipeline systems

GLOBAL OPPORTUNITY     DESIGN STRATEGIST     2015

  • Managed a team conducting design research for a government website
  • Facilitated design strategy sessions for startups and entrepreneurs
  • Cofounded an initiative that brought nonprofits, entrepreneurs, and federal government entities together for economic development

MEND     PRODUCT DESIGNER     2015

  • Led design strategy for disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles, CA
  • Created prototypes using methods from IDEO and Frog design tool kits
  • Pitched our final prototype to foundations and stakeholders

THINK IMPACT     DESIGN LEAD     2013

  • Conducted a full-immersion design project for a village in rural Kenya
  • Recruited and lead a design team of local community leaders to tackle challenges in poverty alleviation
  • Pitched our final prototype to government officials which projected a 1,800% increase in profit for local farmers

EDUCATION

University of Southern California     2013 - 2015    B.S. Business Administration

Art Center College of Design     2014     Product Design 

Universidad de Navarra     2014     International Business, Spanish

Pasadena City College     2010 - 2012     

SKILLS + INTERESTS

Extensive knowledge of Sketch, Marvel, Invision, Final Cut Pro
Experienced with HTML/CSS, Rapid Prototyping, Facilitation, Presentation
Photo/Videography, Social Impact, Food Systems, Tricking, Futbol, Surf, Improv

References available upon request.