I’m a designer with over 10 years of experience in designing Products, User Experiences and User Interfaces.
I love to solve challenging problems through design.

EXPERIENCE

August 2017 to Present

Senior Product Designer

Booking.com
Amsterdam, NL

I recently joined the Design team at Booking.com, working with now over 180 other designers in designing better experiences for core traveller, partner, and customer experiences, new product initiatives, and overall design for the Booking.com suite of products. More to come!

Example work provided upon request

2012 – July 2017

Director of User Experience

Axial
New York, NY

Prior titles: Lead UX/UI Designer; UX/UI Designer

I directly shaped Axial’s SaaS products through UX and UI design direction by working directly with the product, development, and leadership teams, CEO and customers to determine roadmap, priorities, business goals and career goals. I contributed to all aspects of product-driven user acquisition and on-boarding, user workflows for all customer segments, product architecture, visual style-guides, front-end systems, and designed and introduced search, data, messaging, account management, and mobile products that contributed to Axial’s sustained network growth of over 110% year over year.

I managed the career development of the three person UX team; I strategically hired for the product and engineering teams; I contributed to development of processes & guidelines across UX, Product, and Engineering teams as well as roadmap & backlog prioritization and KPIs; I conducted customer research and define user stories; I designed UX flows, wireframes, prototypes, UI style guides and interactions; I led design critiques, presentations and demos to leadership, stakeholders, colleagues and customers; And I contributed to the testing/QA/ technical-implementation during development and release.

Example work access provided upon request

Since 2005

Design Consultant

I produce and develop creative solutions and deliverables in Product Design, UX, UI, digital, print, video, and identity systems for a variety of clients including universities, independent entrepreneurs, small businesses, advertising agencies, corporate and non-profit groups.

2011 – 2012

UI/UX, Information, and Visual Designer

Bloomberg LP
New York, NY

I designed user experiences and user interfaces for new products and general editorial design for bloomberg.com and businessweek.com. By working alongside product managers, editors, developers, and other stakeholders, I designed editorial sections, page layouts, modules and interfaces for public facing editorial, data and information presentation, and content-management tools.

2010

Interim Senior Designer & Creative Director

Ocozzio, Inc
Augusta, GA

I worked with the creative, marketing, and business development teams to design print, branding & identity, and web content for in-flight client projects while the Creative Director was on temporary leave.

2005 – 2010

Creative Director

Sliced Bread Company
Athens, GA

Prior titles: Art Director, Graphic Designer

I managed design and development teams on all identity, advertising, promotions, print production and collateral, website development, and videography. Working directly with clients, I facilitated design communication and streamlined interactions between client, project manager, designers, developers, and marketing. Prior to being named Creative Director, I collaboratively designed and developed client campaigns, collateral, identity systems, advertising for print, web, and TV media, promotions, websites and interactive media, shot, edited, and processed video, and oversaw all print preproduction and production processes.

PROFICIENCIES

Processes

Product design at all levels: information architecture, user experience workflows, wireframes, prototyping, user research through qualitative & quantitative feedback, visual design, agile development, and user testing. 

Software

Sketch; Omnigraffle; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects; print pre-press production; HTML, CSS, WordPress, basic PHP & Javascript; Motion, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro.

Supplemental

Mobile & web prototyping, InVision, git, JIRA, confluence, Axure, Pixate, Mac OS X and Windows platforms, Information Architecture, HTML-email platforms, the Bloomberg Terminal(!), digital photography and manipulation, videography and editing, intaglio and relief printmaking, photo processing and development.

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