A Snapshot of My Experience
User Interface Design
► User Experience Designer
I’m a business-savvy designer fascinated by human connections and experiences, who mixes user research with conceptual and visual design to produce innovative solutions whether on- or off-screen.
Flux Bucket | 2017
Contracted with Flux Bucket to lead the user experience research and design for a legislative tracking application for a national government relations firm. Crafted a subscription-based product design as well as a marketing web design for the new product launch.
► MOBILE RESPONSIVE USER INTERFACE DESIGN
Friend In Deed | UX Team Lead / Project Manager | 2017
Supervised a UX team of researchers, architects, designers, and developers using systems thinking to solve complex problems surrounding disaster relief. Led the team through design studios and sprints to expand the ideation process before honing in on our MVP.
► MOBILE APP DESIGN
The Get Up | UX & Visual Design | 2017
Worked with a start-up organization to help define mission and write content for a new web presence. Designed branding, logos, mood boards, and a style guide and component library to build a solid foundation to pass onto the developer and establish their identity.
► STARTUP WEB & BRAND DESIGN
► FREELANCE DESIGN
Inspired Images | Owner | 2006-2017
Launched and fully established a business with a broad client base to design a diverse range of projects. Managed finances, schedules, client relationships, project scope and delivered within deadlines and business constraints.
► User Experience Design Immersive • General Assembly
Sharpened efficiency in designing experiences, interactions, and interfaces. Improved soft skills like articulating design decisions and collaboration.
► Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) • Religious Studies • Nebraska Christian College
Focused on the nature of religious belief, religious history, and the academic fields used to study religion such as anthropology, philosophy, and psychology.
Global Data & Analytics Company | UX Team Lead | 2017
Partnered with top executives from the world’s leading source of global business information, knowledge and insights, and a national firm as the UX lead for a global enterprise data project. Created three new integrated yet distinct interface products using a semantic web ontology paired with an user-centered approach to problem-solving focused on achieving business goals through research, prototyping, design and outcome analysis.