Principal Designer 2019-2022
Senior Designer 2016-2020
- Acted as full stack designer and team lead for projects in entertainment, health care, finance, and academia, ranging from enterprise apps with 1m+ monthly active users to startups looking for product/market fit.
- Led agile projects from sales scoping to kickoff to launch, including wire framing and ideation, running user research, collaborating with developers, building design systems, meeting accessibility criteria, and scoping down work to ship on schedule.
- Took on PM duties on projects without a PM, including managing backlogs, writing user stories, and creating launch roadmaps.
- Designed products for web, iOS and, Android. (Designed AR and VR demos for fun.)
- Wrote The Carbon Five Guide to User Research (book and blog series).
- Runner up in Innovation by Design Award for work with Swell Investing.
Clients include: Team Coco, AbleTo, Autodesk, UCLA Digital Library, First National Bank of Omaha, Rhythm Energy, and Swell Investing
Chief Design Officer 2015
- Led product development of an iOS social quiz app with 12,000 MAU.
- Led qualitative UX research, managed backlog and collaborated with development team.
- Created company branding and marketing.
- Managed analytics and developed KPIs in collaboration with CEO.
Product Designer 2013-2014
- Led clients through qualitative user research, synthesis, and wireframing.
- Created cross-platform (iOS, Android, web) UI systems for clients.
- Clients include: Sundance Institute, Awesomeness.tv, Intel Labs, Perforce
Marketing Designer 2015
- Worked closely with brand director to define color, illustration, and data visualization standards.
- Player’s Guide to Shakespeare - Shakespeare Association of America Digital Salon featured project, 2015
- Old Navy - in-store signage, 2013
- Ann Leckie - marketing materials for Ancillary Sword book launch 2014, illustration for Gigonotosaurus (Hugo nominated 2017)
- Learn Capital - web development and illustration, 2013
- EdSurge - Product and design consulting, 2014
Visual Designer 2012-2013
Uversity (formerly Inigral)
Art Director 2011-2012