TL;dr: i make things look good and work well.
These are the skills I provide:
These are the tools I'm familiar with:
• Sketch App
• Adobe Creative Cloud
◦ After Effects
◦ Premiere Pro
• Axure RP
• Proto.io (interactive prototyping)
• Atlassian (Confluence/Jira)
• G Suite
• Slack (/giphy level: Master)
• Design leadership experience in a:
◦ Startup environment
◦ Established companies
◦ Self-owned business
• Mobile, web, desktop, and app design
• Usability testing (remote and local)
• User/design research
• Wireframing and interactive prototyping
• Information architecture
• Gamification design (Octalysis certified)
• Excellent copywriting ability
• Proficient graphic design skills
Here are the organizations I've worked with:
Sr. UX Designer Willis Towers Watson Feb 2019-Present
I research for, design, and test software tools for our internal teams. I focus on agile methodologies and iterative design practices. My goal is to make the jobs of our employees easier by simplifying, streamlining, and automating processes.
Instructor of Experience Design V School Jun 2019-Present
I facilitate discussions on real-world UX principles and the modern workspace. I mentor students of UX to contribute in their future roles. I focus on soft-skills as much as hard-skills. I also help develop curriculum.
UX Designer DAKCS Software Systems Jan 2019-Feb 2019
Developed a design system for B2B Saas products including a UI kit and style guide. I emphasized concepts aimed at introducing legacy system users to newer technologies, and conducted research that identified four persona groups.
Lead Product Designer Ampogee Dec 2017-Dec 2018
I lead the product department. I designed people-centered software based on research and human psychology. If it was related to the design of our product, I was responsible for it; everything from research and discovery to design and testing. We focused on mobile but I also designed our web products.
UX Designer Dorsett Technologies Inc. March 2015-Dec 2017
Designed new software concepts as part of a multi-disciplinary team. I increased client satisfaction by designing effective UIs for control systems, developing improvements in usability and safety; conducting usability testing and focus groups.
Web Designer Siren Duck Calls LLC Oct 2014-2017
I designed the company's two websites and implemented research-based improvements. I did product design, copywriting for web and print, and had a heavy focus on graphic design.
Utah State University
Weber State University 2014-2015
Mechanical Engineering Technology
I started in engineering because I love to solve complex problems. I transitioned to UX years ago because I found I could combine complex problem solving with my creative talents.
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