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About

I am a Denver-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.


Experience

Lead User Experience DESIGNER

Jeppesen 
April 2019 - Present

  • Under construction.

SENIOR PRODUCT DESIGNER

MedBridge 
August 2018 - March 2019

  • Conducted competitive analyses, heuristic evaluations, process mapping, user interviews, and observational studies to inform product strategy and designs.

  • Produced deliverables at all stages of design, including storyboards, wireframes, user flows, interactive prototypes, and pixel-perfect assets for web and mobile.

  • Worked with product managers, software engineers and other teams responsible for defining product direction, owned the design execution, and measured ongoing improvements.

  • Presented to leadership and stakeholders, to share progress and ensure product vision alignment.

PRINCIPAL DESIGNER | Cofounder

in8development, Inc. 
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.

Deployment Manager

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.


Skills

DESIGN

  • Design Research

  • Wireframing

  • Storyboarding

  • Idea Generation

  • Mobile App Design

  • Responsive Web Design

  • Interaction Design

  • Usability Testing

  • Journey Mapping

  • Ethnographic Studies

  • Rapid Prototyping

  • HTML5 / CSS3

PRODUCT

  • Pragmatic Marketing Certified

  • Agile/Scrum (SAFe) Certified

  • Market Research

  • Software Development Lifecycle

  • Competitive Analysis

  • Workshop Facilitation

  • Design Thinking

Tools

  • Sketch

  • Adobe XD

  • Illustrator

  • Photoshop

  • InVision

  • Zepplin

  • Balsamiq

  • Principle

  • Framer


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