Product Design

Concepts, 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


Technical Writing, Product Reviews, Nonfiction Storytelling


HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, PHP, Rails, SQL, Git…


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

Professional Experience

Product/UX Designer

2013 - Current Freelance — Product design, visual design, information architecture, and UX design & research for companies including, and Cisco.

Photographer, Writer & Brand Ambassador

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

Manager, User Experience

2009 – 2013 Janrain — Apply 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


Computer Science - Geographic Information Systems

1995 - 1997 Columbia Community College