Work history

UX Designer

Slope | Seattle, WA
January 2016 - Present

  • Worked closely with users to understand their needs and behaviors
  • Created personas for key user types to guide product strategy, and focus the development, sales, and marketing teams
  • Crafted detailed prototypes to demonstrate solutions for key users
  • Performed usability tests on prototypes to gather feedback, do user research and iterate on solutions
  • Reduced development time and iterations by creating thorough technical requirements
  • Designed a new brand system and user interface for product launch

 

LEAD UX & UI Designer

Adage Technologies | Chicago, IL
August 2013 - January 2016

  • Led persona and user journey workshops, conducted stakeholder interviews, and led card sorting exercises to strategize project direction with clients
  • Built interactive prototypes to showcase the functionality and flow of ecommerce websites, and to perform usability tests
  • Created style guides and user interface designs based on prototypes and design workshops with clients
  • Documented discovery and design findings for clients, as well as technical requirements for development teams

 

GraPHic Designer

Quicksilver Associates | Chicago, IL
May 2012 - August 2013

  • Conceptualized, designed, and developed B2B microsites for clients
  • Created detailed storyboards and designs for video production
  • Designed print materials and presentations with an emphasis on corporate B2B marketing
  • Delivered new business identity collateral including business cards, presentations, and campaign web pages
 

Organizations

Seattle Women of Design & UX (seaDUXX)
Co-Founder

 

Education

Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
2008 - 2012
B.A. in Visual Communication and French

Institute for the International Education of Students
Nantes, France
January 2011 - May 2011