A record of handshakes through time and with different employers.

"Hiring people is like making friends. Pick good ones, and they'll enrich your life. Make bad choices, and they'll bring you down." -Jason Fried

HubSpot

Senior User Experience Designer

HubSpot

  • Jan 2021 - Present
  • Remote

I'm working on a stealth project that involves multiple touchpoints across the company. Working in typical product triad configuration (product, design, and engineering), we're putting on our innovative thinkings caps on and creating valuable experiences for our customers.

Flatiron School

Mentor

Flatiron School

  • Nov 2015 - Present

I have been proudly serving as a UX mentor for five years to students who have recently graduated and getting into real jobs and careers. I have helped eight students find full-time design positions.

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User Experience Designer

Atlassian

  • Nov 2016 - Dec 2020
  • Austin, Texas

With over 2 million community members contributing over 850,000+ posts, the Atlassian Community is the premier place to connect, share and learn all things Atlassian. It's my responsibility to ensure ease of use for all roles of the community.

I have the amazing opportunity to work with community management, front & back-end engineers, and great product management. It's my role to bring design thinking into our weekly agile sprints as well as our overall strategy for the community.

Practicing design on this team includes engaging in customer interviews, generative research, usability testing, rapid prototyping, a/b and multivariate testing, service blueprints, journey mapping, and designing user interfaces.

Working in a cross-disciplinary triad helps ensure that desirability, usability and feasibility are thought of at every step of the way. It's my sole responsibility to ensure that the users' needs are always at the center of our work.

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User Experience Designer

Amazon

  • Apr 2016 - Nov 2016
  • Seattle, Washington

As part of the Products & Services Discovery group, I was responsible for creating new experiences on the amazon.com website that both informs and delights hundreds of millions of customers in the discoverability of the products and services that they need and want. Through user experience principles of user research, rapid prototyping and usability studies, I invented new ways of finding the right product at the right time. Constant communication between business and tech stakeholders are not only necessary to meet business goals and metrics but also to ensure that the customer had a great experience at Amazon.

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Senior Designer

Spiceworks

  • Apr 2014 - Apr 2016
  • Austin, Texas

In my four year tenure at Spiceworks, there wasn't any kind of work that I didn't do. Which included everything from event branding for a 2,500+ person annual conference, identity work on sub brands for the company, then eventually shifted focus to the digital design domain. It was in that space that I was responsible for art direction, planning and implementation of data research solution products. Was the lead designer on crafting an internet resource hub of all of the online publications for Spiceworks.

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Associate Director of Visual Design

Dallas Theological Seminary

  • May 2011 - Apr 2012
  • Dallas, Texas

Given to my charge was managing the creative cohesiveness of all advertising pieces that would be featured in magazines and online media campaigns. During this time I was also part of the initial planning and exploratory process for a website redesign.

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Video Editor

Dallas Theological Seminary

  • Aug 2010 - Oct 2011
  • Dallas, Texas

Responsible for Pre-Production tasks: Location scouting, media preparation, equipment preparation, etc.
Production work: Camera Operator, Continuity editor, DP
Post-Production Tasks: 1st Editor, Colorist, Motion Graphics, Add/Removal of objects.

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Media Specialist

Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University

  • Dec 2007 - Mar 2009
  • Columbus, Ohio

Designed and created an email newsletter for faculty and staff of the Ohio State University. Video work included pre and post production.Responsible for digitizing media and making content available for online distriubtion.

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Production Assistant

Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University

  • Nov 2007 - Mar 2009
  • Columbus, Ohio

Responsible for the design and implementation of the Educational Technologies e-mail newsletter for faculty and staff of the Ohio State University. Video work includes pre and post production, digitizing of media and video editing content for online distribution.

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Graphic Design Intern

Bostwick Design Partnership

  • Jun 2005 - Sep 2005
  • Cleveland, Ohio

Charged to redesign and streamline the website into a more productive and better aided experience. The gallery section of the website was created to mirror the intentions of the firm; to create an atmosphere where dates could be sifted through without feeling overwhelmed but also maintaining a captive audience.