Résumé

I am a Digital Product Designer with over fourteen years of experience in designing and building software products. I love solving real problems with design and bringing those designs to life with code.

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Education

University of Central Florida
Aug 2003 – Feb 2005 Orlando, Florida
  • Digital Media, concentration in Interactive Media Design (degree requirements incomplete).
Associate of Arts at Tallahassee Community College
Jan 2002 – Jul 2003 Tallahassee, Florida
  • Major in General Studies
Gulf Coast Community College
Aug 2001 – Dec 2001 Panama City, Florida
  • Major in General Studies

Proficiencies

Skills listed below range from working knowledge to expert knowledge.

Intellectual
  • User Experience Design
  • User Research & Analysis
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • User Interface Design
  • Design Systems
  • Typography
  • Iconography
  • Scrum
Technical
  • Sketch
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Affinity Designer
  • OmniGraffle
  • Invision
  • Sass & CSS
  • Git
  • Javascript
  • Ruby on Rails

Experience

Product Designer at Taboola
Oct 2016 – Feb 2018 Los Angeles, California
  • Led product design on Taboola’s publisher-focused analytics dashboard, Taboola Newsroom — assisting editorial teams at well-known publications such as Oath/AOL, NBC, New York Daily News by surfacing actionable data including performance insights, metrics, and recommendations on the publications’ articles in real-time.
  • Established a design process for the research & development team including proven methods to promote a more goal-driven, user-centric approach.
Product Designer at Fullscreen Media
Oct 2015 – Jun 2016 Playa Vista, California
  • Part of a multidisciplinary product design team that launched Fullscreen's video platform bringing original Fullscreen and licensed content catered to young adults.
  • Redesigned Fullscreen Go from the ground up, a semi-automated online application that allows YouTube creators to apply and formally partner with Fullscreen in minutes.
Front-End Engineer at Fullscreen Media
Dec 2013 – Oct 2015 Playa Vista, California
  • Designed and built the user interface component library and style guide for Fullscreen's web-based products including Creator Platform and Fullscreen.com.
  • Served as liaison to the product design team and bridged the communication gap between the product design and engineering team to smooth out issues in the product development cycle as they arose.
UX/UI Designer at Fullscreen Media
Sep 2012 – Dec 2013 Culver City, California
  • Member of a small product design team, helping to define, design, and build Fullscreen's internal tools used to manage content creators and contracts.
Designer & Front-End Developer at Goldstar Events
Mar 2011 – Aug 2012 Pasadena, California
  • Managed and executed product design efforts for a high-traffic and multi-faceted e-commerce website, Goldstar.com.
  • Conceptualized and designed a new iOS app called This Weekend, a simplified version of Goldstar.com, featuring one event per day for a week at a time.
  • Refactored the front-end code to make use of Sass and modern front-end practices, meeting Goldstar's success criteria by decreasing loading times on virtually all pages with a variety of front-end and back-end optimizations.
Interaction Designer at GOGII (textPlus)
Oct 2009 – Mar 2011 Marina del Rey, California
  • Managed end-to-end product design of textPlus, a WiFi texting app on iOS, Android, and Blackberry, while developing a modular design system that worked across multiple mobile platforms.

For my full work history, check out my LinkedIn profile.