I’m specialize in product design for mobile devices. I have experience with many roles and products in the technology field. Past positions include UI/UX Designer of iOS & Android apps, web UI & graphic design, desktop applications, art direction, and design management.
2014 – Present
UX & Creative Design Team Lead – Manager
Managed and directed a cross functional team of UX/UI, Product, Research, and Visual designers on web and mobile features and products.
Designed and launched an iPhone and Android app for students and parents.
Interfaced with Product, Marketing, and Executive teams to create goals and execute on designs, interactions, and user flows.
Managed the Creative Direction of the WyzAnt brand, overhauled website UI style guide, email layouts, producing photoshoots, and establishing consistency across all channels.
2013 – 2014
Head of Design
Created of UX/UI for the FindIt App through a process of rapid prototyping, user interviews & testing, and A/B versioning.
Created & directed all marketing efforts and assets for mobile and desktop ad campaigns, as well as creative for press and media.
Managed Product & strategy on future roadmap for iOS and Android apps as well as communicating with remote team of developers.
Chicago 2013 Class
Worked with 10 startup companies to identify their UI/UX design needs and create action plans.
Focused on companies with Mobile product to add my expertise.
Redesigned Nexercise iOS and Android App and branding.
Designed a mobile version for FindIt, mentored on mobile launch strategy.
Worked with Techstars’ directors on demo day presentations and production.
2010 – 2013
Sr. Mobile UX Designer
Lead UX Designer for iOS Flights & Android Hotels Apps. Featured by Apple in both Editor’s Choice and Hall of Fame as well as Google Play’s Staff Pick.
Lead designer in migration of Australian brands, HotelClub and RatesToGo, onto Orbitz platform.
Lead designer in redesign of Activities & Services for Orbitz and CheapTickets.
BIR Training Center
2009 – 2010
Graphic and Web Designer
Managed creative department and staff for all online and print projects, art direction of marketing materials, and training for interns and junior designer.
Created marketing materials for BIR in newspapers, online media, trade show booths and brochures for recruitment abroad.
Art direction of interior design of buildings, photo shoots with photographers, branding and promoting of school image, organization of marketing focus groups.
2008 – 2010
Art Director – Co-Founder
Co-founded and managed a creative agency with four other talented designers.
Created multiple forms of media for clients, including manuals, brochures, websites, photography, packaging, and identity.
2006 – 2008
Online Marketing Manager / Designer
Designed brochures, signage, photography, and advertisement layouts for pharmaceutical and chemical industry clients.
Front end developer & designer for client website and site architecture. Worked closely with creative directors to update brands, create new sites & publications, and consulting clients on their marketing needs.
Managed online marketing strategies (SEO, SEM, PPC) for B2B clients, tracked and analyzed improvements and costs.
2002 – 2006
Designed, developed, and maintained web page graphics and layout of Oberlin’s recruitment and on-campus web pages.
Created flash banners for all sponsored school events, speakers, and performances.
Project Manager in 2005, where I led other designers and developers on roadmap initiatives.
2008 – Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago
BFA – Visual Communications
Dean’s List & Honors
2006 – Oberlin College
BA – Politics, Philosophy
Mobile Strategy Leadership
Interviews & Moderating Tests
Agile & Lean Methodology
Adobe Creative Suite
HTML & CSS