Currently—Product & Visual Designer

Currently—Product & Visual Designer

Currently—Product & Visual Designer

Currently—Product & Visual Designer

Currently—Product & Visual Designer

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015—Present)
At HMH, I design education products and platforms for a global audience. My work is in the user experience and digital interactions space. I work as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and I've seen our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015—Present)
At HMH, I design education products and platforms for a global audience. My work is in the user experience and digital interactions space. I work as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and I've seen our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015—Present)
At HMH, I design education products and platforms for a global audience. My work is in the user experience and digital interactions space. I work as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and I've seen our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015—Present)
At HMH, I design education products and platforms for a global audience. My work is in the user experience and digital interactions space. I work as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and I've seen our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015—Present)
At HMH, I design education products and platforms for a global audience. My work is in the user experience and digital interactions space. I work as a leading digital designer on several national programs, and I've seen our processes through from prototyping and user testing to deployment.

My product design work at HMH involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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 involves:
• 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)
• 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)
• 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)
• 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)
• 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)
• Sketch (and Zeplin, among many other great plugins)
• InVision (and several other prototyping tools)
• Jira, Asana, and other project management solutions

Simultaneously—Freelance Visual Designer

Simultaneously—Freelance Visual Designer

Simultaneously—Freelance Visual Designer

Simultaneously—Freelance Visual Designer

Simultaneously—Freelance Visual 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, bSteps Dancewear, Writer's Right Hand, 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, bSteps Dancewear, Writer's Right Hand, 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, bSteps Dancewear, Writer's Right Hand, 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, bSteps Dancewear, Writer's Right Hand, 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, bSteps Dancewear, Writer's Right Hand, and many more.

My freelance design work has entailed:
• User interface design for in-development products
• Extensive identity work for startups and well-established companies
• Motion graphics projects
• Digital illustration projects

My freelance design work has entailed:
• User interface design for in-development products
• Extensive identity work for startups and well-established companies
• Motion graphics projects
• Digital illustration projects

My freelance design work has entailed:
• User interface design for in-development products
• Extensive identity work for startups and well-established companies
• Motion graphics projects
• Digital illustration projects

My freelance design work has entailed:
• User interface design for in-development products
• Extensive identity work for startups and well-established companies
• Motion graphics projects
• Digital illustration projects

My freelance design work has entailed:
• User interface design for in-development products
• Extensive identity work for startups and well-established companies
• Motion graphics projects
• Digital illustration projects

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

Formerly—Graphic Designer

Formerly—Graphic Designer

Formerly—Graphic Designer

Formerly—Graphic Designer

Formerly—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_v2

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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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