A web designer and front end developer who is able to cultivate and guide thoughtful concepts from design through development. Strengths include UI design, HTML, CSS3 and an understanding of jQuery and PHP. A self-motivator who is organized and can manage multiple layers of projects simultaneously.
Etsy, Brooklyn, NY & San Francisco, CA
Product Design, February 2014 - present
Develops a UX process that is repeatable and shareable.
Works within existing visual and UX patterns to solve complex UX problems.
Shares work frequently with feature team, product groups and design team.
Provides, accepts and resolves critique gracefully.
Uses knowledge of HTML/CSS to prototype and push code changes live.
Togather (Incubated by Huge), Brooklyn, NY
Product Design, October 2012 - February 2014
Design and specify user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques including, but not limited to, prototyping and usability testing.
Design dynamic and mobile responsive pages using the Bootstrap framework.
Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and detailed design rationale both verbally and visually. – Manage the product design process, drive decisions, track issues, and assist in estimating resource needs and schedules.
Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes visual designers, project managers, developers, product strategists and business developers. – Contribute to the definition scope and phasing of project timelines.
SweetLabs, Inc., San Diego, CA
Web Design, November 2011 - September 2012
Lead design and front-end development of SweetLabs’ latest product app store BonJoy. BonJoy is a developer-focused download site allowing a frictionless process for users to easily access, discover, and download new software.
Designs, creates wireframes, and develops HTML and CSS3 websites as well as creates custom WordPress themes with elegant user interfaces and friendly intuitive user experiences.
Initiates, assembles and writes detailed documentation for content management systems.
Responsible for keeping company websites current by creating and editing pages and posting blogs and press releases.
Design and create email templates for quick and easy modification as part of a new engaging marketing strategy.
Collaborates effectively with a team and drives new thinking about problem solving by drawing on experience, best practices, external sources and personal energy.
DigitalMojo, San Diego, CA
User Interface & Web Design, Jul 2010 - November 2011
Responsible for delivering all aspects of design including researching competition, delivering concepts, developing layouts for email campaigns, banner ads, and updating content and layout on existing websites.
Visualize and design multiple components for a high traffic network of commercial websites. – Provide rich, graphic design insight in areas of user interface design, graphics optimization, navigation and site layout, usability design, and overall website design practices.
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Suma Cum Laude, Major: Art, emphasis in Graphic Design, May 2008
GPA: 3.94; Honors: Qualcomm Information and Communication Technology Honors Program, Golden Key International Society, Dean’s List Fall 2004-2006 and Spring 2005-2007