Currently—Full-Time Freelance Designer

Currently—Full-Time Freelance Designer

Currently—Full-Time Freelance Designer

Currently—Full-Time Freelance Designer

Currently—Full-Time Freelance Designer

Freelance Design Business (2012—Present)
I've worked as a freelance product designer, illustrator, animator, and brand specialist on a wide variety of projects, with companies like Kore, NeoReach, AIGA, Golden Gate America, and many more.

Freelance Design Business (2012—Present)
I've worked as a freelance product designer, illustrator, animator, and brand specialist on a wide variety of projects, with companies like Kore, NeoReach, AIGA, Golden Gate America, and many more.

Freelance Design Business (2012—Present)
I've worked as a freelance product designer, illustrator, animator, and brand specialist on a wide variety of projects, with companies like Kore, NeoReach, AIGA, Golden Gate America, and many more.

Freelance Design Business (2012—Present)
I've worked as a freelance product designer, illustrator, animator, and brand specialist on a wide variety of projects, with companies like Kore, NeoReach, AIGA, Golden Gate America, and many more.

Freelance Design Business (2012—Present)
I've worked as a freelance product designer, illustrator, animator, and brand specialist on a wide variety of projects, with companies like Kore, NeoReach, AIGA, Golden Gate America, and many more.

My freelance design work entails:
• UX strategy and UI design for upcoming and in-development products
• Visual identity design for startups and well-established companies
• Digital illustration projects for any purpose
• Branded materials projects for events and other environmental design needs

• Motion graphics projects
• Much more, depending on the needs of your organization

My freelance design work entails:
• UX strategy and UI design for upcoming and in-development products
• Visual identity design for startups and well-established companies
• Digital illustration projects for any purpose
• Branded materials projects for events and other environmental design needs
• Motion graphics projects
• Much more, depending on the needs of your organization

My freelance design work entails:
• UX strategy and UI design for upcoming and in-development products
• Visual identity design for startups and well-established companies
• Digital illustration projects for any purpose
• Branded materials projects for events and other environmental design needs
• Motion graphics projects
• Much more, depending on the needs of your organization

My freelance design work entails:
• UX strategy and UI design for upcoming and in-development products
• Visual identity design for startups and well-established companies
• Digital illustration projects for any purpose
• Branded materials projects for events and other environmental design needs
• Motion graphics projects
• Much more, depending on the needs of your organization

My freelance design work entails:
• UX strategy and UI design for upcoming and in-development products
• Visual identity design for startups and well-established companies
• Digital illustration projects for any purpose
• Branded materials projects for events and other environmental design needs
• Motion graphics projects
• Much more, depending on the needs of your organization

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Previously—Disney Experience Designer

Previously—Disney Experience Designer

Previously—Disney Experience Designer

Previously—Disney Experience Designer

Previously—Disney Experience Designer

The Walt Disney Company (2018)
At Disney, I worked with a world-class team of creatives to design innovative digital solutions. Although I did some work in the UX space, my primary focus was on visual storytelling within the company, utilizing skills in branding, illustration, animation, and more.

The Walt Disney Company (2018)
At Disney, I worked with a world-class team of creatives to design innovative digital solutions. Although I did some work in the UX space, my primary focus was on visual storytelling within the company, utilizing skills in branding, illustration, animation, and more.

The Walt Disney Company (2018)
At Disney, I worked with a world-class team of creatives to design innovative digital solutions. Although I did some work in the UX space, my primary focus was on visual storytelling within the company, utilizing skills in branding, illustration, animation, and more.

The Walt Disney Company (2018)
At Disney, I worked with a world-class team of creatives to design innovative digital solutions. Although I did some work in the UX space, my primary focus was on visual storytelling within the company, utilizing skills in branding, illustration, animation, and more.

The Walt Disney Company (2018)
At Disney, I worked with a world-class team of creatives to design innovative digital solutions. Although I did some work in the UX space, my primary focus was on visual storytelling within the company, utilizing skills in branding, illustration, animation, and more.

My visual design work at Disney involved:
• Visual identity design work for various internal projects—including research, ideation, design, iteration, and brand maintenance
• Digital illustration projects—including research and execution of large-scale, complex illustrated scenes
• Brand design for internal events
• Presentation design for internal events
• Video editing for internal storytelling projects

My visual design work at Disney involved:
• Visual identity design work for various internal projects—including research, ideation, design, iteration, and brand maintenance
• Digital illustration projects—including research and execution of large-scale, complex illustrated scenes
• Brand design for internal events
• Presentation design for internal events
• Video editing for internal storytelling projects

My visual design work at Disney involved:
• Visual identity design work for various internal projects—including research, ideation, design, iteration, and brand maintenance
• Digital illustration projects—including research and execution of large-scale, complex illustrated scenes
• Brand design for internal events
• Presentation design for internal events
• Video editing for internal storytelling projects

My visual design work at Disney involved:
• Visual identity design work for various internal projects—including research, ideation, design, iteration, and brand maintenance
• Digital illustration projects—including research and execution of large-scale, complex illustrated scenes
• Brand design for internal events
• Presentation design for internal events
• Video editing for internal storytelling projects

My visual design work at Disney involved:
• Visual identity design work for various internal projects—including research, ideation, design, iteration, and brand maintenance
• Digital illustration projects—including research and execution of large-scale, complex illustrated scenes
• Brand design for internal events
• Presentation design for internal events
• Video editing for internal storytelling projects

My UX work at Disney involved:
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout Disney, including other designers, engineers, product owners, and key stakeholders

My UX work at Disney involved:
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout Disney, including other designers, engineers, product owners, and key stakeholders

My UX work at Disney involved:
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout Disney, including other designers, engineers, product owners, and key stakeholders

My UX work at Disney involved:
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout Disney, including other designers, engineers, product owners, and key stakeholders

My UX work at Disney involved:
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout Disney, including other designers, engineers, product owners, and key stakeholders

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere)
• Axure (and other prototyping tools)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere)
• Axure (and other prototyping tools)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere)
• Axure (and other prototyping tools)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere)
• Axure (and other prototyping tools)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere)
• Axure (and other prototyping tools)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Before That—Product & Visual Designer

Before That—Product & Visual Designer

Before That—Product & Visual Designer

Before That—Product & Visual Designer

Before That—Product & Visual Designer

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015-2018)
At HMH, I designed educational platforms for a global audience. My work was in the user experience and digital interactions space. I worked as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and saw our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015-2018)
At HMH, I designed educational platforms for a global audience. My work was in the user experience and digital interactions space. I worked as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and saw our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015-2018)
At HMH, I designed educational platforms for a global audience. My work was in the user experience and digital interactions space. I worked as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and saw our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015-2018)
At HMH, I designed educational platforms for a global audience. My work was in the user experience and digital interactions space. I worked as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and saw our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015-2018)
At HMH, I designed educational platforms for a global audience. My work was in the user experience and digital interactions space. I worked as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and saw our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

My product design work at HMH involved:
• Requirements gathering and documentation
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Development of high fidelity prototypes using a variety of software solutions
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout the entire product development cycle, including other designers, editors, engineers, and key stakeholders

My product design work at HMH involved:
• Requirements gathering and documentation
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Development of high fidelity prototypes using a variety of software solutions
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout the entire product development cycle, including other designers, editors, engineers, and key stakeholders

My product design work at HMH involved:
• Requirements gathering and documentation
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Development of high fidelity prototypes using a variety of software solutions
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout the entire product development cycle, including other designers, editors, engineers, and key stakeholders

My product design work at HMH involved:
• Requirements gathering and documentation
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Development of high fidelity prototypes using a variety of software solutions
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout the entire product development cycle, including other designers, editors, engineers, and key stakeholders

My product design work at HMH involved:
• Requirements gathering and documentation
• User experience strategy and flow documentation
• Interface research, planning, usability testing, design, and iteration
• Development of high fidelity prototypes using a variety of software solutions
• Management and delivery of prepared UI assets to the engineering team
• Working closely with several groups throughout the entire product development cycle, including other designers, editors, engineers, and key stakeholders

My visual design work at HMH involved:
• Market and customer research preceding the design of new brands
• Design of national and global education brands for millions of customers
• Design of thorough brand guideline documentation

My visual design work at HMH involved:
• Market and customer research preceding the design of new brands
• Design of national and global education brands for millions of customers
• Design of thorough brand guideline documentation

My visual design work at HMH involved:
• Market and customer research preceding the design of new brands
• Design of national and global education brands for millions of customers
• Design of thorough brand guideline documentation

My visual design work at HMH involved:
• Market and customer research preceding the design of new brands
• Design of national and global education brands for millions of customers
• Design of thorough brand guideline documentation

My visual design work at HMH involved:
• Market and customer research preceding the design of new brands
• Design of national and global education brands for millions of customers
• Design of thorough brand guideline documentation

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

And Before That—Graphic Designer

And Before That—Graphic Designer

And Before That—Graphic Designer

And Before That—Graphic Designer

And Before That—Graphic Designer

UCF College of Graduate Studies (2014—2015)
I worked for the UCF College of Graduate Studies to create print and web marketing materials, promotional videos, and animations for both the UCF community and the larger, national graduate community.

UCF College of Graduate Studies (2014—2015)
I worked for the UCF College of Graduate Studies to create print and web marketing materials, promotional videos, and animations for both the UCF community and the larger, national graduate community.

UCF College of Graduate Studies (2014—2015)
I worked for the UCF College of Graduate Studies to create print and web marketing materials, promotional videos, and animations for both the UCF community and the larger, national graduate community.

UCF College of Graduate Studies (2014—2015)
I worked for the UCF College of Graduate Studies to create print and web marketing materials, promotional videos, and animations for both the UCF community and the larger, national graduate community.

UCF College of Graduate Studies (2014—2015)
I worked for the UCF College of Graduate Studies to create print and web marketing materials, promotional videos, and animations for both the UCF community and the larger, national graduate community.

My graphic design work at CGS involved:
• Conceptualization and design of marketing campaigns spanning print and digital mediums
• Animation of motion graphics content for use in event promotion
• Professional-grade event photography and post-production photo edits
• Design of a wide range of digital assets for a growing online community
• Design of a wide range of print materials
• Digital illustration projects

My graphic design work at CGS involved:
• Conceptualization and design of marketing campaigns spanning print and digital mediums
• Animation of motion graphics content for use in event promotion
• Professional-grade event photography and post-production photo edits
• Design of a wide range of digital assets for a growing online community
• Design of a wide range of print materials
• Digital illustration projects

My graphic design work at CGS involved:
• Conceptualization and design of marketing campaigns spanning print and digital mediums
• Animation of motion graphics content for use in event promotion
• Professional-grade event photography and post-production photo edits
• Design of a wide range of digital assets for a growing online community
• Design of a wide range of print materials
• Digital illustration projects

My graphic design work at CGS involved:
• Conceptualization and design of marketing campaigns spanning print and digital mediums
• Animation of motion graphics content for use in event promotion
• Professional-grade event photography and post-production photo edits
• Design of a wide range of digital assets for a growing online community
• Design of a wide range of print materials
• Digital illustration projects

My graphic design work at CGS involved:
• Conceptualization and design of marketing campaigns spanning print and digital mediums
• Animation of motion graphics content for use in event promotion
• Professional-grade event photography and post-production photo edits
• Design of a wide range of digital assets for a growing online community
• Design of a wide range of print materials
• Digital illustration projects

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
• Asana and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
• Asana and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
• Asana and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
• Asana and other project management solutions

Tools of the trade:
• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
• Asana and other project management solutions

A Diverse Skill Set

A Diverse Skill Set

A Diverse Skill Set

A Diverse Skill Set

A Diverse Skill Set

Here's what I bring to the table.
I see value in keeping a diverse skill set, so I consistently balance product, UX, and visual design strategy. On the software side, most of my days are spent in Sketch and Illustrator—but I’m comfortable with any design software.

Here's what I bring to the table.
I see value in keeping a diverse skill set, so I consistently balance product, UX, and visual design strategy. On the software side, most of my days are spent in Sketch and Illustrator—but I’m comfortable with any design software.

Here's what I bring to the table.
I see value in keeping a diverse skill set, so I consistently balance product, UX, and visual design strategy. On the software side, most of my days are spent in Sketch and Illustrator—but I’m comfortable with any design software.

Here's what I bring to the table.
I see value in keeping a diverse skill set, so I consistently balance product, UX, and visual design strategy. On the software side, most of my days are spent in Sketch and Illustrator—but I’m comfortable with any design software.

Here's what I bring to the table.
I see value in keeping a diverse skill set, so I consistently balance product, UX, and visual design strategy. On the software side, most of my days are spent in Sketch and Illustrator—but I’m comfortable with any design software.

Product_Design_v2

• Design Research
• Prototype Design & Presentation
• User Testing & Moderation
• Data Analysis & Implementation
• High-Fidelity Screen Design (UI)
• Working Closely with Engineers
• Design Iteration

• Design Research
• Prototype Design & Presentation
• User Testing & Moderation
• Data Analysis & Implementation
• High-Fidelity Screen Design (UI)
• Working Closely with Engineers
• Design Iteration

• Design Research
• Prototype Design & Presentation
• User Testing & Moderation
• Data Analysis & Implementation
• High-Fidelity Screen Design (UI)
• Working Closely with Engineers
• Design Iteration

• Design Research
• Prototype Design & Presentation
• User Testing & Moderation
• Data Analysis & Implementation
• High-Fidelity Screen Design (UI)
• Working Closely with Engineers
• Design Iteration

• Design Research
• Prototype Design & Presentation
• User Testing & Moderation
• Data Analysis & Implementation
• High-Fidelity Screen Design (UI)
• Working Closely with Engineers
• Design Iteration

User_Experience_Design_v2

• User & Usability Research
• Current User Experience Analysis
• Informing Product Strategy through UX
• User Flow & User Experience Design
• Working Closely with Other Designers
• Communicating UX to Leadership
• Communicating UX to Customers

• User & Usability Research
• Current User Experience Analysis
• Informing Product Strategy through UX
• User Flow & User Experience Design
• Working Closely with Other Designers
• Communicating UX to Leadership
• Communicating UX to Customers

• User & Usability Research
• Current User Experience Analysis
• Informing Product Strategy through UX
• User Flow & User Experience Design
• Working Closely with Other Designers
• Communicating UX to Leadership
• Communicating UX to Customers

• User & Usability Research
• Current User Experience Analysis
• Informing Product Strategy through UX
• User Flow & User Experience Design
• Working Closely with Other Designers
• Communicating UX to Leadership
• Communicating UX to Customers

• User & Usability Research
• Current User Experience Analysis
• Informing Product Strategy through UX
• User Flow & User Experience Design
• Working Closely with Other Designers
• Communicating UX to Leadership
• Communicating UX to Customers

Visual_Design_v2

• Branding & Visual Identity
• Digital Illustration
• Motion Graphics
• Graphic & Editorial Design

• Branding & Visual Identity
• Digital Illustration
• Motion Graphics
• Graphic & Editorial Design

• Branding & Visual Identity
• Digital Illustration
• Motion Graphics
• Graphic & Editorial Design

• Branding & Visual Identity
• Digital Illustration
• Motion Graphics
• Graphic & Editorial Design

• Branding & Visual Identity
• Digital Illustration
• Motion Graphics
• Graphic & Editorial Design

Resume_v5

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Click to download my résumé, which comes complete with accent marks over the letter "e." I know that sometimes a PDF won't answer the most important questions... if that's the case for you, let's chat.

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Click to download my résumé, which comes complete with accent marks over the letter "e." I know that sometimes a PDF won't answer the most important questions... if that's the case for you, let's chat.

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Click to download my résumé, which comes complete with accent marks over the letter "e." I know that sometimes a PDF won't answer the most important questions... if that's the case for you, let's chat.

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