Designer, Speaker, Illustrator, Master's Student

Resume

 

Resume


Experience

UX Designer at Transamerica  |  November 2018 - Present

  • Conducting competitive analysis and component audits 

  • Establishing strategy with wireframes and user flows 

  • Researching and designing user-focused interaction designs 

  • Creating sustainable components and for design systems 

  • Leading design reviews and stakeholder meetings 

  • Delivering to developers and seeing through implementation 

  • Assisting in establishing research goals, and observing user testing

  • Building illustration libraries that assist in brand goals

UX Designer at The Creative Group  |  June 2018 - November 2018

  • Primary client: Transamerica see above for more on role and responsibilities

UX + UI Designer at Alloy Magnetic  |  February 2016 - June 2018

  • Creating and developing user/customer personas

  • Developing wireframes and information architectures

  • Designing high-fidelity mock-ups and component libraries

  • Leading design reviews and stakeholder meetings

  • Conducting user interviews, competitive research, and testing

  • Delivering to developers and seeing through implementation with QA

UX Designer at PR Newswire  |  June 2015 - February 2016

  • Creating low fidelity and high fidelity wireframes

  • Working with stakeholders to adapt websites to user and customer needs

  • Creating and elaborating branding styles, and redesigning websites

  • Gathering data and conducting user interviews to iterate designs

  • Illustrating unique promotional content for online distribution

Junior UX/UI Designer at n.io  |  September 2014 - June 2015

  • Designing websites and web applications

  • Creating online promotional materials (including copywriting)

  • Branding, including logo design, branding guidelines, and messaging

Web/Graphic Designer at ALTEC CU-Boulder  |  April 2012 - August 2014

  • Creating website designs and themes with relevant research 

  • Designing print and digital promotional materials for distribution 

  • Researching educational technology and teaching design workshops for educators

Graphic Designer at the OIT of CU-Boulder  |  July 2013 - May 2014

  • Collaborating with OIT Communications team on marketing strategy 

  • Designing promotional print and web materials for OIT-Communications 

  • Co-ordinating production and distribution of promotional materials


Education

Master of Science in Technology, Media and Society | University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering & Applied Science from 2019 to 2021

The MS program in Creative Technologies + Design equips students with skills in three areas: Design—needs assessment, articulating alternatives, selection process, iteration, developing solutions. The business of creativity—communicating work visually and verbally, engaging with industry, networking and professional skills. Technical fluency—a foundation in contemporary digital skills including coding and development.

Bachelor of Art in Digital Media | University of Colorado Boulder from 2019 to 2021

Minor in Technology Arts & Media with Honors, a program designed to teach students creative thinking, technical skills, and visual communication within creative studio-based environments.


Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Basic HTML/CSS

  • Color Theory

  • Copywriting

  • Illustration / Iconography

  • Information Architecture

  • InVision

  • Interaction Design

  • Personas

  • Presentation

  • Prototyping

  • Responsive and Adaptive Design

  • SEO Strategy

  • Sketch

  • Teaching

  • Typography

  • User Flows

  • User Interviews & Testing

  • Wireframing


Speaking

Design and Technology Instructor for TechGirlz  |  September 2018 - Present

Teaching design and development workshops to middle school girls to help inspire them to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers.

Member and Contributor of Toastmasters International  |  April 2019 - Present

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.