José De La Vega

José De La Vega

Product Designer, He/him


A Puerto Rican designer who enjoys building products that provide value. While my current focus is product design, I have extensive experience working in other disciplines like animation, branding, and advertising.

Work Experience

2012 — Now

• Create brand identities, digital assets, and print deliverables
• Design and develop websites
• Animate motion graphics and edit videos

2018 — 2023
Lead Product Designer at Westgate Resorts
Orlando, Florida

• Lead a small team of designers responsible for products used by thousands of users
• Collaborated with stakeholders to define project scope and take a project from concept to launch
• Worked closely with engineers to ensure implementations followed our design language
• Implemented product and process improvements
• Built and maintained the internal design system

2017 — 2018
Junior Production Artist at Full Sail University
Winter Park, Florida

Full Sail Labs | DC3 Education

• Designed and maintained the website based on goals and user feedback
• Developed branding for online courses and campus programs

2016 — 2017
Technical Production Assistant at Lawton Connect
Orlando, Florida

• Clients included the Orlando Magic, Universal Studios, and Holiday Inn
• Performed quality control on projects with thousands of versions of print deliverables

2015 — 2016
Designer at Three21 Creative
Orlando, Florida

• Created print and digital campaigns for clients such as the University of Central Florida, and Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism
• Worked closely with clients and the team to achieve project goals

2012 — 2015
Lab Monitor at Full Sail University
Winter Park, Florida

• Maintain an organized workspace used by students
• Provide help with software and projects to Digital Arts & Design students

2014 — 2015
Behind the Scenes Tour Guide at Full Sail University
Winter Park, Florida

• Provide guests with a memorable experience
• Inspire potential students on pursuing their passion

2015 — 2015
Design/Production Intern at First United Methodist Church of Winter Park
Winter Park, Florida

• Branding
• Motion Graphics
• Web Design

2010 — 2012
Graphic Designer at Unlimited Visions, INC.
Carolina, Puerto Rico

• Photo editing and printing
• Work closely with the photographer on lighting and composition
• Customer Service




2012 — 2015
Winter Park, Florida

• Salutatorian
• Advanced Achievement Award (Peer Award)
• 5 Course Directors Awards (Instructor Award)


• Foundation HTML, CSS + JavaScript
• Advanced CSS + JavaScript
• Command Line for Creatives
• Javascript for Designers
• Intro to User Experience Design
• Ajax + APIs
• Experimental JavaScript


Hardcore animation training for motion designers