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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