Resumé

Overview

Highly-skilled user experience and visual designer with an eye for detail and a well-rounded background in fine art, graphic design, branding, motion design and web development. Over 10 years experience between design service and product studios has helped hone the ability to transform strategy, user needs and business goals into beautiful, engaging and user-friendly interactive experiences.

+ Expert with the Adobe CS toolset
+ Proficient with front-end web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
+ Able to rapidly prototype using Flash/ActionScript or HTML/jQuery
+ Fluent with wireframes, site maps, user flows and storyboards
+ Strong conceptual and creative thinker
+ Effective communicator and collaborator
+ Design management and art direction experience

Experience

Indeed.com / Austin, TX / Aug ‘11 – Present
UX Designer
Help define new products and features at the #1 job site worldwide.

Kleeve  /  Redmond, WA  /  Sep ‘10 – Present
Owner, Designer
Product development and design for self-run graphic t-shirt line and eCommerce website. Execute all aspects of the business including design, illustration, web development, SEO, online marketing, order fulfillment and customer service.

ArenaNet  /  Bellevue, WA  /  Jul ‘09 – Jul ‘11
UI/UX Designer
Collaborated with the design and programming teams developing critical features, both in-game and for web, to facilitate social interaction and a player-driven economy for upcoming PC game Guild Wars 2.

Hornall Anderson  /  Seattle, WA  /  Sep ‘02 – Jul ‘09
Senior Interactive Designer
Worked as a senior-level designer within the interactive group while managing a team of seven designers. Led IA and visual design efforts on high-profile projects including interactive kiosks, websites and desktop applications for clients such as Ancestry.com, Pacific Northwest Ballet and CitationAir.

Liska + Associates  /  Chicago, IL  /  Jan ‘01 – Sep ‘02
Interactive Designer
Designed, developed and maintained websites for clients in a range of industries. Contributed to a number of identity and branding campaigns.

Norman Design  /  Chicago, IL  /  Jun ‘98 – Jan ‘01
Graphic Designer
Designed print brochures, catalogs, packaging and identities. Gained valuable project management experience interfacing with clients while running multiple projects simultaneously.

Education

University of Notre Dame  /  May ‘98
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Design
Received the Mabel L. Mountain Memorial Award for excellence in studio arts.