Skills

Product Design

Concepting, Road Mapping, Prototyping, Wireframing, Interaction Design, User Interface Design …

User Experience

Qualitative & Quantitative Research: User Testing, Interviews, Surveys, Personas, Scenarios …

Visual Design

Branding, Art Direction, Typography, Color Theory, Interface Guidelines …

Writing

Technical Writing, UI/UX, Marketing/Branding, Nonfiction Storytelling …

Technical/Development

HTML, CSS, Github, Jira, Agile …

Leadership

Hiring, Coaching, Strategy, Planning, Goal Setting and Tracking, Design & UX Advocacy …

Professional Experience

Product + UX Designer

2016 - Current Poached Jobs — Sole product designer. Completed a redesign and established design language. Now working in a continuous cycle of research and testing to improve the service industries leading hiring platform.

Writer, Photographer, Brand Ambassador

2014 - Current Freelance — Outdoor adventure photography and writing for brands including REI, Westcomb, Stio, and Altra Running. Authored two climbing guidebooks.

Product Designer

2013 - 2015 dlvr.it — Worked with the founder to reimagine and redesign the popular and successful social media automation tool, including UX & visual design.

Manager, User Experience

2009 – 2013 Janrain — Applied design and research methods to shape the User Experience of Janrain's products while building a five person UX team to support a rapidly growing engineering organization.

Team Lead, UX

2005 - 2008 Pheedo, Inc. — Enterprise level SaaS, syndicated content & rich media

Senior Web Developer

2004 - 2005 Curiosity Group (Agency) — Interactive marketing & brand experience

Lead Web Developer

2003 - 2004 J-Tech Communications (Agency) — Web strategy, planning, and design

Education

Computer Science - Geographic Information Systems

1995 - 1997 Columbia Community College