Resume

Professional Experience

UX/UI Designer
Freelance Consultant 10/2017 – Current

I am currently working as a freelance contractor for various companies in healthcare, financial services, and hardware manufacturing with UX and UI design projects. I translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences. I create product prototypes used to present to clients as well as assist the development process. I work directly with clients and stakeholders to develop new user interface designs for both SaaS apps and user-facing websites.

Software used: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, Adobe XD, HTML, CSS/Sass, jQuery

Professional Experience

Senior UI/UX Designer
ImpactFlow 02/2015 – 10/2017

I was responsible for conducting user research and testing for the company's web and mobile applications and contributed my user experience expertise as a UX generalist for the company. I was also responsible for creating the frontend UI for a web application product (SaaS). I worked closely with both the marketing team and the software engineers to create user experience solutions that make using a complicated product easy.

Software used: Sketch, Axure RP, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, HTML, CSS/Sass, jQuery

Senior UI/UX Designer
AHA! 04/2014 – 02/2015

I was responsible for providing front-end web development and UX/UI design for the agency's clients, as well as for internal marketing projects. Other responsibilities included creating responsive emails and supporting landing pages for client marketing campaigns. I also created digital designs for multiple social media channels, and provided strategic insights into web development work flows and industry-best practices to my internal team and external clients.

Software used: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InVision, Axure RP, HTML, CSS/Sass, jQuery

Senior UX Designer
P.F. Chang's 03/2013 – 04/2014

I was responsible for the user experience of the P.F. Chang's website. Responsibilities included conducting site audits, interviewing internal staff and external customers, user testing, and creating wire frames and prototypes. Other responsiblities included creating and maintaining P.F. Chang's websites, microsites, responsive emails, mobile content, and other digital communications.

Software used: Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure RP, HTML, CSS/Less, jQuery

Interactive Designer
Freelance Consultant 02/2012 – 03/2013

I worked as a consultant to several world-class brands, including Nike, Whole Foods, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Thermador, and P.F. Chang's. Project work included general user interface design, creating micro sites, creating iPad apps and creating graphics and content for social media.

Software used: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe DPS, HTML, CSS, WordPress

Web and Print Designer
Mercer Advisors 04/2010 – 02/2012

I was responsible for redesigning and maintaining the company's website, creating HTML email blasts for various marketing projects, creating direct mail materials and creating and managing the company's corporate branding and identity. I also was tasked with producing corporate videos for the company's YouTube channel.

Software used: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, HTML, CSS

Studio Manager
Goble & Associates 03/2007 – 10/2009

I worked as a studio manager for a pharmaceutical advertising agency. Responsibilities included creating product micro sites, creating HTML emails, designing marketing campaign collateral and converting print assets to web assets while also managing a group of four production designers.

Software used: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS

Software

I have extensive experience with the following software and languages:

  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Photoshop
  • Illutrator
  • InDesign
  • Axure RP
  • HTML5
  • CSS (Sass and Less)
  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • Django

Education

DePaul University
Chicago, Illinois
B.A. in Liberal Studies with a emphasis in communication.

PDX Code Guild
Portland, Oregon
16-week intensive full-stack developer bootcamp emphasizing Python and JavaScript.