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About

I am a Seattle-based multidisciplinary product designer specializing in UX research and design, and interaction design. I have an 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..


Experience

Creative Director | Cofounder

in8development, Inc. 
Jan 2016 - Present

  • Cofounded and launched a software startup focused on
    disrupting the criminal investigation software industry.
  • Researched, designed, and delivered an MVP application.
  • Responsible for all of the creative direction for the company:
    UX, marketing, branding, and any other digital design.
  • Designed a pitch deck and facilitated investor meetings, raising
    almost $1 million in capital over two funding rounds.
  • Implemented Agile/Scrum best practices and provided product
    management throughout the software development lifecycle.

 

Chief UX Designer

The Boeing Company
September 2014 - June 2017

  • Handpicked to lead the UX and UI teams for Boeing’s $54 million,
    3-year redesign of all maintenance data delivery solutions.
  • Oversaw the UX design and UI development of multiple industry-leading
    applications – mobile and web – from ideation to delivery.
  • Spearheaded user-centered design for my organization by
    founding, and chairing the Customer Advisory Board; a candid
    and collaborative partnership with 17 global airline leaders.
  • Collaborated with other design teams to standardize interaction
    and visual design experiences, across multiple device platforms.

 

CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT LEAD

The Boeing Company
March 2013 - October 2014

  • Led a team of customer engagement managers responsible for
    implementing Boeing's native iOS maintenance data apps.
  • Was part of the team that built the mobile apps. The apps are
    now being used by more than 100 airlines around the world.
  • My team and I built and coordinated project plans, ensured
    mobile device readiness, built training plans, provided on-site
    training, and executed a successful project go-live.

 

Deployment & Training Manager

The Boeing Company
February 2006 - March 2013

  • Built and managed multi-year implementation and training
    plans for the Maintenance Performance Toolbox application.
  • Successfully planned, trained, and led the 3rd airline ever to
    take delivery of a 787, and put it into global revenue operation.
  • Designed paper training material and computer-based courses,
    conducted end user trainings, and train-the-trainer sessions.

Skills

DESIGN

  • Design Research
  • Wireframing
  • Storyboarding
  • Idea Generation
  • Mobile App Design
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Usability Testing
  • Journey Mapping
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • HTML5 / CSS

PRODUCT

  • Pragmatic Marketing Certified
  • Agile/Scrum (SAFe) Certified
  • Market Research
  • Software Development Lifecycle
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Design Thinking

Tools

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • InVision
  • Sketch
  • Balsamiq
  • Zepplin
  • JustInMind

Education

University of Notre Dame

Executive Certificate in Leadership
2013-2014

International Academy of Design 

Graphic Design
2006-2008

Big Nerd Ranch

iOS Development Course
2013

Villanova University 

IT Project Management Certificate
2013