Macmillan Learning - Senior User Experience Designer | February 2017 - Current | Austin, Texas
Designing a writing tool from the ground up for higher education instructors to create, assign, give feedback, and monitor overall class performance. Additionally we design the student experience so that students can do their assignments, receive feedback, and revise their work. This product is being responsively designed and following accessibility guidelines.
IBM - User Experience Designer | September 2015 - February 2017 | Austin, Texas
Worked on a enterprise data storage product called Spectrum Protect. Additionally I had the opportunity to be a design mentor and regularly facilitate various workshops.
Zoosk - Interaction Designer | May 2013 - January 2015 | San Francisco, California
Worked directly with Product Management, the CEO, and the design team to refine Zoosk into an enjoyable and successful product. Led all projects and produced wireframes, storyboards, user flows, animations, and prototypes to communicate design concepts to a variety of stakeholders.
Designkitchen - User Experience Intern May 2012 - August 2012 | Chicago, Illinois
Designed experiences for mobile, web, tablet, and physical spaces. Helped clients develop better social media presence. Worked with clients to do competitive analysis, develop for responsive web design, build their digital brand presence, and elevate their digital offerings.
Clients: HP, Motorola, GE, Best Buy, United Airlines, Hampton Hotels, Butterball, Coventry Health Care, Praxair, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Indiana University - Associate Instructor & Mentor | August 2011 - May 2013 | Bloomington
Worked as an instructor in Research Methods, Introduction to HCI, and Interaction Design Practice classes. Duties included helping teams understand design briefs, work as a team, manage their time, project critique, and giving feedback on deliverables. Additionally led weekly lab section discussions and critiques with 30 students.
MS Human-Computer Interaction Design
Indiana University - Bloomington | Graduated 2013
BS General Studies
Indiana University - Bloomington | Graduated 2008
Bautista, M., Crane, J. Largent, J., Yu, J., Bardzell, S. (2012).
Understanding Designer Brainstorms: The Effects of Analog and Digital Interfaces on Dominance. CHI’2012 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM: New York.
Cultural Probes Diary Studies
Adobe Creative Suite Arduino