Professional experience

Professional experience

I've been privileged to work with talented cross-functional peers across a variety of industries. In 2020, I joined the team at ActiveCampaign as a Product Designer to help shape the future of web messaging.

Senior UX Designer

CloudBees, Inc. (2019-2020)

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I worked with a distributed team to reshape the user experience of the world's most important CI/CD tooling. This role encompassed unique open-source design constraints and significant operational design challenges.

  • 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 function
  • 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 (2018-2019)

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At Disney, I worked on internal tooling for Cast Members across global touchpoints. I also dabbled in brand design, leveraging the organization's unique legacy of storytelling prowess.

  • 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)

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At HMH, I designed digital-first education platforms for a global audience. I was also an advocate for modern DesignOps, helping to instill modern design techniques in a rapidly evolving organization.

  • 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 Designer

(2012—2020)

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I've worked in a freelance capacity with companies ranging from lean startup organizations to massive global corporations, including AIGA, NeoReach, Kore, LeaseCake, and many others.

  • 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