Resume

 

Profile

I’m a designer, architect and user advocate with a penchant for creating innovative, simplified, highly usable designs and have a reputation for consistently delivering smart solutions to tough problems for organizations such as Microsoft, Cargill, Nike, PepsiCo, eBay and others.

 

Experience

The Design Co.                                                                                                                  

Owner/UX Design Consultant                                                                                                                  
2017 - present

Work with multiple businesses including eBay, Microsoft and others to drive strategy and vision for the group and oversee the development and management of multiple product roadmaps. 

  • Collaborating with senior product managers and development leads to present a viable experience for multiple products. Creating prototypes that map a more seamless experience relevant to those products.
  • Engaging research groups to gather meaningful insights related to incident management products.
  • Creating the style guides, component libraries and design specifications for multiple products.
  • Designing prototypes for review and usability testing.

 

Cognizant Technology Solutions                                                                         

Design Manager/ Senior UX Designer                                                                           
2013 - 2017

Clients Include: eBay, Cargill, Nike, Pepsico, Apple, Baxter.

Managed multiple design teams, engaged with clients and leadership to drive and establish vision and design strategies unique to each product and client. Lead and designed high-impact, user-centered experiences with strong emotional appeal, sophisticated production values and intuitive navigation to maximize user engagement.

  • Led UX design on ground-breaking applications that redefined the customer tools and client facing applications by increasing usability and reducing product abandonment.
  • Concept diagrams, scenarios, wireframes, and prototypes for client mobile applications.
  • Presented design and concepts to engineering teams and leadership
  • Designed and facilitated user research studies.
  • Developed detailed UI documentation and design patterns.

 

vivint                                                                                                                             

Senior UX Designer                                                                                                        
2011 - 2013

  • Provided and lead all design direction, user research and testing while working in a “Lean UX” process.
  • Successfully produced and delivered mobile applications on time and in scope. 
  • Provided all design assets including style guides, specifications, annotated mockups, and clickable prototypes.

 

Remedy Informatics                                                                                                       

UX Designer                                                                                                                   
2009 - 2011

  • Lead design for all products.
  • Gathered requirements, developed wireframes and provided multiple design mockups for the product team
  • Lead group discussions, provided feedback, set goals, and directed the design vision for all products.

 

Contract                                                                                                                              

Designer                                                                                                                        
2007 - 2009

  • Contracted for multiple clients including Ancestry, Staywell, and McCann Erickson
  • Worked with lead designers and developers to create innovative and user-friendly interfaces and applications
  • Built and manage multiple prototypes using HTML/CSS

 

Healthways                                                                                                                         

Designer
2004 - 2007

·      Worked with developers, project managers and the marketing team in developing new brands for all clients.

·      Responsible for managing the UI team and creating guidelines for all development of markup and CSS.

 

StoresOnline                                                                                                                  

Designer                                                                                                                         
2000- 2004

  • Managed multiple customers during site creation and implementation.
  • Designed, and built all customer e-commerce sites using HTML/CSS.

 

Education

Western Governors University                                                                                                 

Master of Business Administration           
Currently Attending

 

University of Phoenix                                                                                                                  

Bachelor of Science Information Technology                                                                           
2016

 

Utah Valley University                                                                                                 

General Studies                                                                                                                         
1997