Senior UX Designer
CloudBees, Inc. (2019-present)
I work with a globally distributed cross-functional team to redefine the user experience of the world's most important CI/CD tools. I'm also collaborating on the future of CloudBees' design with fellow designers through the creation and management of two design systems.
UX strategy and design to revitalize legacy CI/CD products
Design work for forthcoming, cutting-edge products
Design research to understand users and unique DevOps challenges
Collaboration with a global community of open-source contributors
Collaborating with other designers to form a ResearchOps organization
Collaborative design and maintenance of two design systems
Consistent documentation of design projects and methodology
Deeply collaborative work with cross-functional peers
Disney Experience Designer
The Walt Disney Company (2018)
At Disney, I designed innovative internal tools for Cast Members through a combination of visual storytelling and user experience design.
Visual identity design work for various internal projects
Extensive brand research to inform visual identities
Research-driven, large-scale illustrations
Collaboration with cross-functional peers throughout the global org
Holistic UX strategy and UI design for internal products
Thorough design documentation
Product and Visual Designer
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015-2018)
At HMH, I designed digital-first education platforms for a global audience. I also drove DesignOps and helped instill modern design techniques in an evolving company and industry.
Holistic UX strategy for products with a global audience
Thorough design and interaction documentation
Regular research to understand pedagogical constraints
Rapid creation of prototypes for diverse interactions
Cross-functional collaboration throughout long-term product life cycles
Designing national and global education brands for millions of customers
Designing thorough brand guideline documentation for internal teams
Freelance design business (2012—present)
I've worked as a freelance designer with companies ranging from lean startup organizations to massive global corporations.
Thorough usability audits to inform UX strategy
Helping clients solve diverse user experience challenges
Web application and website design
Mobile application design
General user experience and DesignOps consultation
Visual identity design for startups and established companies
Areas of expertise
Diverse skills inform one another and result in well-rounded products. I am first and foremost a product designer, but I also practice visual design and I'm a strong advocate for DesignOps.
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