May 2018 - Present
The primary focus is to establish product from a human centered design lens. Methods like user interviews, surveys, heatmaps, and click through tests are used to inform and validate designs. In addition to design related activities, establishing processes and educating coworkers about human centered design are frequent activities. A key contribution for successful product development involves creating and maintaining a design system, as well as ensuring that a matching code component library remains up to date.
April 2017 - May 2018
As a UI Designer at Watermark Insights, primary duty is designing responsive assets in compliance with WCAG AA/AAA. Collaboration with interaction designers and product owners plays an important role in developing best interface. Close collaboration with front end developers is a crucial part of the job. Handoffs include, but not limited to, mockups, sticker sheets, style guide and basic animations using Principle/Origami.
October 2016 - January 2018
CreativeFox is an online film festival platform that allows users to create, upload and manage their creative profiles and/or festivals. Responsibilities included information architecture, user workflow mapping via Google Analytics, interface design, and front end development. Collaboration with investors, back end developer and other stakeholders remained a crucial part of product development process.
February - May, July - September 2016
As a Jr. Creative, responsibilities include assisting Art Directors in developing concepts based on client briefs. The primary client I assist with is Verizon Wireless. The projects focus on developing designs for interactive content that introduces customers to devices. These experiences live on the device and are developed by external developers. The projects have a quick turn around time and go through approximately 4 rounds of revisions before being delivered.
June 2015 - February 2016
As a UI/UX associate, my responsibilities include prototyping mobile apps based on research done to identify personas, competitor analysis, industry trends and practices. Developing designs and the final look of the mobile apps and other graphic design assets were also a part of the responsibilities. Developed the current company website.
January - May 2015
Assisted the Manager of User Experience Design in developing and maintaining digital content for Purdue University.
Responsibilities included redesigning, coding and updating existing websites for approximately 20 Indiana based seed companies. Skills in wireframing, effective web design, CSS and HTML were developed.
Assisted Art Directors in developing print graphic material for Purdue University. Learned skills in branding and identity while working in a team-based environment. Worked as the student graphic designer on Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research.
Seriously. I'll try everything once. Look at my Instagram if you don't believe me! Current favorite food: Cheese Boards, steak, and Honest Mary's.
Honest, I was a blogger! I volunteered for The Austinot, a hyperlocal blog about everything Austin. I spent 1.5 years documenting my adventures.
...with a black thumb. I'm learning, and growing with my plants. I counted a little over 40 plants. My prized possession is a 7 year old bonsai cactus.
My husband and I are currently spoiling
three four cats and one two rescue pups called Ms. Poe, and Brew. I document their adventures on The Small Zoo!
I own a polaroid and 35mm SLR camera. I "gifted" myself a Sony A6000 in 2017 and we've been inseparable since then.