Experience

UI & UX Designer

 

freelance

Jul 2015 to Present
Tennessee / Oregon

  • Work alongside digital product team to synthesize field research and develop ideas and concepts

  • Advocate for users’ needs and balance business objectives to ensure the best possible outcome

  • Transform concepts into scenarios, user journeys, wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes

  • Rapidly iterate on design concepts from discovery to final delivery

  • Produce hi-fi mockups to solidify concepts, communicate design intentions to stakeholders, and improve customer and employee experiences

 

FORIX

January 2018 to 2019
Portland, Oregon

  • Designed user experiences utilizing Magento eCommerce platform

  • Analyzed Google Analytics, heatmaps, and scrollmaps to inform designs

  • Collaborated and managed in-house and international design resources 

  • Designed custom user interfaces for enhanced customer experiences 

  • Lead planning and execution of UX and design phases for client projects

 

CLEARFORM

Sep 2016 to Nov 2017
Portland, Oregon

  • Designed user interactions for IoT mobile and desktop applications

  • Identified opportunities for design process efficiencies

  • Assisted in the planning, design, and delivery of client-facing projects

  • Utilized a working knowledge of development languages (HTML, CSS) to effectively collaborate with the engineering team, blending together the best possible solution for a product’s design and experience

  • Facilitated and guided user testing sessions to aid in design iterations

 

Web Designer

SOUTH CENTRAL DIGITAL

March 2013 to July 2015
Nashville, Tennessee

  • Collaborated during project kick-off with Project Manager and clients

  • Participated in information architecture and content restructuring

  • Produced brand-cohesive design across web, mobile and social media

  • Assisted with adapting to an Agile design and development environment

 

Intern

BUZZ ARCHITECT

(Anthem Republic)
August 2012 to January 2013
Nashville, Tennessee
 

  • Co-produced pre-existing brand print and web assets

  • Maintained tight and high-expectation deadlines

  • Collaborated with clients & third-party printers throughout production

 

Education

Undergraduate

MIDDLE TENNESSEE
STATE UNIVERSITY (MTSU)

August 2008 to December 2012
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

  • Minor in Interactive Design

 

Art Director

MIDDLE TENNESSEE
STATE UNIVERSITY (MTSU)

Spring Semester 2012
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

  • Coordinated with print, web and logistics teams

  • Conducted print and web production team meetings

  • Oversaw print and web assets for senior thesis exhibit