Resume

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    Motorola Mobility

    Senior UX/Product Designer
    March 2015 – Present

    Responsibilities:
  • Lead the re-design of Moto Maker, a web-based personalization tool that allows you to design your own phone or smart watch.
  • Worked within a multidisciplinary team, including CMF (Color, Material and Finish), Industrial, Packaging and Digital Designers, to craft the 2017 and 2018 Moto vision and portfolios. Project work not available due to NDAs.
  • Helped re-design key pages for both motorola.com and lenovo.com.

    Punchkick Interactive

    Interactive Designer
    June 2014 – March 2015

    Responsibilities:
  • Developed user flows, sitemaps, wireframes and visual designs for iOS and Android mobile applications.
  • Introduced user-centered design methodologies to Punchkick, while leading and mentoring a junior designer and two junior researchers.
  • Redefined Punchkick’s internal sales process, including adding new offerings, exploring a new design language, and overhauling the pitch deck creation process.
    Clients: Cleveland Clinic, Marriott International, Punchkick Interactive

    Networked Insights

    Senior Experience Designer
    November 2013 – June 2014

    Responsibilities:
  • Worked closely with product leads to ensure the new experience and design language fulfilled business objectives and user needs.
  • Wrote a creative vision and corresponding design principles to guide future product strategy.
  • Emphasized the importance of a user-centered design processes to a product team that previously did not have a dedicated experience designer.
    Client: Networked Insights SaaS

    R/GA

    Junior Visual Designer
    March 2013 – November 2013

    Responsibilities:
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary teams to concept and execute cross-platform campaigns.
  • Produced beautiful, intuitive interface designs for websites and mobile applications.
  • Crafted and designed pitch decks that won new business.
    Clients: Abercrombie & Fitch, Capital One, Hollister Co., Home Run Inn

    Acquity Group

    Associate Art Director
    March 2011 – March 2013

    Responsibilities:
  • Shaped the experience and visual aesthetic of mobile applications and websites.
  • Designed Acquity’s first responsive web project, which lead to a Lunch and Learn to share knowledge and lessons learned.
  • Chaired an AIGA Chicago Small Talk event, helping to establish Acquity as an integral part of Chicago’s design community.
    Clients: Allstate, Border States Electric, Discover, Epicurious, Grainger, MSA, Sanford Health

    SKILL SET

    Competitive Analysis, Heuristic Review, Persona Development, Prototyping, Stakeholder Interviews, Usability Testing, Visual Design, Wireframing

    TOOLS

    Fluent in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Microsoft Office. Dabbles in Adobe Muse, CSS, HTML, Invision, and Sketch

    EDUCATION

    BFA, Graphic Design
    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    ACHIEVEMENTS

    “Where Design Meets,” a joint AIGA, IDSA and IxDA meetup
    Event Chair and Host
    2016

    Bronze IDEA Award
    Moto 360 (2nd Gen) with Moto Maker
    2016

    Designs Featured on Fast Co. Magazine
    “Networked Insights Reveals How Samsung Used Social Media to Hack the iPhone”
    May 2014

    Silver in Typography
    Capital One’s The Venture‪ #BucketList
    2014 Midas Awards

    AIGA Chicago Small Talk
    Epicurious Responsive Design Case Study
    2012

    Interactive Media Award
    Mine Safety Appliances
    2011