I am a Seattle-based multidisciplinary product designer specializing in user research, UX and interaction design. I have extensive software/tech background, product design leadership, real world design experience, and software lifecycle experience. I am passionate, collaborative, a critical thinker, a design thinker, and a communication facilitator.
SENIOR PRODUCT DESIGNER
August 2018 - Present
Conduct competitive analyses, heuristic evaluations, process mapping, user interviews, and observational studies to inform product strategy and designs.
Produce deliverables at all stages of design, including storyboards, wireframes, user flows, interactive prototypes, and pixel-perfect assets for web and mobile.
Work with product managers, engineers and other teams to define product direction, own the design execution, and measure ongoing improvements.
Present to leadership, and stakeholders, to ensure product vision alignment.
PRINCIPAL DESIGNER | Cofounder
Jan 2016 - August 2018
Creative and product leader for all of in8development’s corporate initiatives.
Established design pattern, component, interaction, and style libraries.
Conducted user and market research, interviewed stakeholders, documented pain points, conducted heuristic evaluations of potential competitors.
Used research to drive concept designs, iterations, final mockups, and specs.
Worked with development teams to deliver MVP and beta applications.
Led investor meetings, raising ~$1 million in capital over two funding rounds.
Chief UX Designer
The Boeing Company
September 2014 - June 2017
Led the UX and front-end development teams for Boeing’s massive $54 million, 3-year redesign of their maintenance data delivery web and mobile apps.
Founded their Customer Advisory Board; a cross-functional, collaborative partnership with 17 airlines. Ran workshops to inform user-centered design.
Used research to ideate, mockup, and prototype designs. Usability tested with end users and iterated on their feedback then delivered specs to development.
Part of a cross-functional, company-wide team that standardized pattern libraries and visual design experiences across the major device platforms.
The Boeing Company
February 2006 - Sep 2014
Conceptualized, researched, designed, and prototyped what became Boeing’s award-winning mobile app suite, used by more than 100 airlines globally.
My team coordinated mobile device readiness, ensured infrastructure readiness, built multi-year project plans, and conducted instructor-led trainings.
Successfully entered multiple 787s into revenue service using our apps.
Designed training material, computer-based courses, application reference material, marketing collateral, and organization-level graphic design projects.
Mobile App Design
Responsive Web Design
HTML5 / CSS3
Pragmatic Marketing Certified
Agile/Scrum (SAFe) Certified
Software Development Lifecycle
University of Notre Dame
Executive Certificate in Leadership
International Academy of Design
Big Nerd Ranch
iOS Development Course
IT Project Management Certificate