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Interactive Designer
San Francisco, CA
As an information designer I strive to integrate a variety of perspectives to create the best possible product from a business, usability and aesthetic standpoint.
Mountain View, CA
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
UI/UX Designer
Provided consumer-grade design for enterprise-facing apps, including a location-aware mobile app. Used CSS3, LESS to provide customized Twitter Bootstrap on Grails (on assignment with Aditi Consulting)
Redwood Shores, CA
May 2012
UX Contractor
Electronic Arts
On assignment with The Creative Group, worked with product managers to define Facebook/social integration strategy and flows for Origin, EA's mobile gaming platform
Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA
Nov 2011 - May 2012
Graphic/UI Designer
Work included graphic design for a nonprofit's annual report and e-commerce site redesign
Washington, DC
Mar 2011 - Oct 2011
User Experience Engineer
Salsa Labs
Working closely with fellow engineers, provided foundation for 2011 UX redesign of flagship Salsa CRM SaaS product. Provided hard-coded CSS3 visual design enhancements to existing product
Arlington, VA
Oct 2007 - Mar 2011
Web/UX Graphic Designer
Provided UI design for Web-based mapping application that helped federal agencies share GIS data. Worked with developers on various small projects between copy editing and graphic design tasks
St. Petersburg, FL
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007
Electronic Publishing Intern
Tampa Bay Times
Produced nightly section front updates for Web site and assisted in the production of special interactive features
Richmond, VA
Aug 2003 - May 2007
Virginia Commonwealth University
Media studies minor. Served as opinion editor (2004-05) and layout editor (2006) of school newspaper, The Commonwealth Times.
Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Online Editing
Selected as one of 10 interns nationally, chosen for a combination of copy editing and technical capability (HTML/CSS). Trained in 2007 at Western Kentucky University at a workshop sponsored by Yahoo! News.
Usability Week 2009
Attended conference hosted by Nielsen/Norman Group in Washington, DC, and took courses in Application Usability taught by Chris Nodder, former Microsoft employee.