José De La Vega

José De La Vega

Product Designer, He/him


As an experienced multidisciplinary designer passionate about building products that provide value, my approach is holistic and thorough. Throughout my career, I have led and contributed to teams at every stage in the product lifecycle, from ideation to launch. I am an advocate for collaboration and never settle for good enough

Work Experience

2012 — Now
  • Animate motion graphics and edit videos for a variety of platforms

  • Create brand identities, digital assets, and print deliverables

  • Design and develop digital products for web and mobile

2018 — 2023
Orlando, Florida
  • Oversaw a team of designers responsible for products with thousands of users in a wide range of business units

  • Standardized design and handoff processes with Figma, improving the way we collaborated on products

  • Built and documented an internal design system and visual language providing a framework for all internal platforms

  • Completed multiple enterprise-level projects from inception to launch

  • Collaborated with stakeholders to define scope, perform user research, and deliver compelling design solutions

  • Ran planning meetings, brainstorming sessions, and design reviews

2017 — 2018
Winter Park, Florida
  • Designed and maintained the website according to business goals and user feedback

  • Produced branding and digital assets for online and campus programs teaching music production, game development, and more

  • Edited and animated educational content for certificate programs

2016 — 2017
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
Orlando, Florida
  • Designed print and digital campaigns for clients like the University of Central Florida, Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism, and Health First

  • Collaborated closely with clients and team members to define project goals and deliver on them

  • Worked on multiple internal initiatives like case studies, marketing collateral, and social media campaigns

2012 — 2015
Winter Park, Florida
  • Maintain an organized workspace used by students

  • Provide help with software and projects to Digital Arts & Design students

2014 — 2015
Winter Park, Florida
  • Provide guests with a memorable experience

  • Inspire potential students to pursue 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




2023 — 2023
  • Course on mastering typography, layout, and color specifically for mobile and desktop interfaces
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

  • Animation for the Web

  • Hardcore animation training for motion designers