Experience

 

SENIOR product designer • cloudflare

April 2019 – Present • Austin, TX

SENIOR UX DESIGNER • RetailMENOT

May 2018 – April 2019 • Austin, TX
A key area of focus for my team has been the Cash Back program within RMN. With it being a new business venture within the past year, some of our biggest hurdles have been getting users to understand the value behind cash back and the differences between using promo codes. Working closely with Product Managers and Engineering, our plan is to rapidly test and iterate on various experiments to see what resonates best with our users.

Additionally, I pioneered the Accessibility Group within RetailMeNot, with our first priority being to bring awareness and education to accessibility and inclusive design across the company. Partnering with cross-functional groups, our hope is to slowly roll out accessibility improvements to our products, including updates to our color palette, tab order, and focus states.
 

DESIGN LEAD • Carbon design system, ibm

March 2016 – May 2018 • Austin, TX
Led the design team in charge of creating the assets and deliverable for Carbon, including managing and maintaining the website, Design Kit, and individual components. Oversee the user experience of Carbon, including pair designing with developers to ensure fit and finish. Collaborated with Carbon’s Developer Lead to plan sprints, roadmap for product releases, and prioritizing future work. Helped launch Version 7 and Version 8 of Carbon, including a website re- brand, open source announcement, release strategy, messaging, and led creative direction for the overall system.


UX DESIGNEr • IBM CLOUD PLATFORM, ibm

January 2015 – February 2016 • Austin, TX
Working amongst a cross-functional team, my main responsibilities include designing and developing core experiences within IBM Bluemix. Using IBM
Design Thinking as a framework, my team and I conduct research and testing with sponsor users, iterating on design solutions to improve the overall experience of our product. I collaborate with front-end developers and engineers to ship UI updates and additional capabilities to the product.

UX/UI Designer • seventablets

October 2014 – January 2015 • Dallas, TX
My team and I developed visual solutions to solve client’s problems and improve the user experience. Key responsibilities included designing and wireframing the user interface for mobile platforms. In doing so, we collaborated to create user pathways and objectives, screen designs, and user interface interaction details that promote ease of use and optimize the UX. 

 

DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN • ESPN

June 2013 – August 2013 • Bristol, CT
Worked directly with Art Directors and designers in creation of design elements and interactive objects within ESPN.com. Projects ranged from graphical headers, to photo illustrations, to prototypes for the iOS7 release of the SportsCenter iPad app.


 
 

Education

Ferris State University

May 2014 • Big Rapids, MI
Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design


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