EDUCATION
Savannah College of Art & Design [SCAD]
Savannah, GA, USA
BFA / Industrial Design, Jun 2014
BFA / Graphic Design, Jun 2014
Dean’s List, GPA 3.7

AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS
Merit Award Winner, IDSA Southern District Conference, April 2014
Featured in Innovation: Industrial Design Society of America quarterly, Spring 2014
Published in The Fashion Phenomenon—Contemporary Fashion Packaging Design
Recipient, Distinguished Scholars Scholarship,
SCAD, 2008–2014

SKILLS
Market/user research
Persona creation
Concept generation
Design sketching
Storyboarding
Rapid prototyping
Wireframing
Information architecture
Branding & Identity
Client presentations
Organization & project management
Team & interpersonal
Strong writing skills
HTML/CSS
DSLR photography
Photo editing & retouching
CAD modeling
Product/environment rendering
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

COMPUTER SKILLS
Sketch
Axure
Zeplin
Marvel
InVision
Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop,
Dreamweaver, After Effects, Bridge
Rhino
Keyshot
Solidworks
Keynote
Microsoft Office

EXPERIENCE

Age of Learning, Glendale, CA
UX/UI Designer, Mar 2017–Present

  • Conducted user interviews to define user behaviors, needs, and objectives
  • Generated personas, user scenarios, user flows, concepts, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups to iterate and develop UX/UI patterns
  • Collaborated with marketing, product owners, producers, copywriters, tech director, and engineers throughout design process
  • Worked closely with engineers to validate functionality and optimize production costs
  • Prepared and handed off product documentation and assets for engineering
  • Presented and communicated ideas and solutions to company teams and stakeholders
  • Collaborated with UX/UI design team to develop a multi-product design pattern/UI library
  • Validated design solutions and informed next steps with data analytics and user-testing sessions
  • Overhauled product landing page to optimize user experience resulting in higher conversion rate of 3%
     

NBC Universal, Los Angeles, CA
Contract UX/UI Designer, Jul–Nov 2016

  • Designed and presented interaction concepts for NBC website and Apple TV
  • Created voice user interface (VUI) userflows for amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices for The Voice and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
  • Collaborated with UX team in creating icons, infographics, and multi-platform color palettes for NBC digital product portfolio
  • Conducted competitor research and analysis for Smart TV applications
     

Be Girl, Los Angeles, CA
Freelance UX/UI Designer, Oct–Dec 2016

  • Designed user interactions, interface, and educational content for SmartCycle, a mobile period-tracking app
  • Conducted user interviews and competitor analysis to define a minimum
    viable product and relevant design language
  • Produced personas, user scenarios, user flows, wireframes, screen mockups, and high-fidelity InVision prototypes
  • Executed visual design including color palette, icons, illustrations, and typography to enhance usability
     

L.A. Subs, Daphne, AL
Freelance UX/UI Designer, Nov 2015–Mar 2016

  • Designed user interface for a digital self-order kiosk system
  • Incorporated human factors and visual design principles to create an intuitive and aesthetically appealing design
  • Optimized ordering process for communication, speed, and upselling menu items
  • Tested design via customer observation and interviews
  • Incorporated existing brand identity for a cohesive and professional finish
     

Be Girl, Nairobi, Kenya
Industrial & Graphic Designer, Sep 2014–Nov 2015

  • Conducted market research for potential products
  • Brainstormed product concepts via sketching and rendering
  • Created CAD models for 3D printed prototypes
  • Designed and created various marketing materials and design assets including website, product packaging, print collateral, application prototype, product photography, and presentation templates
  • Organized and directed marketing photo shoot with  2 professional photographers; curated 12 models
  • Traveled to local schools and organizations in Kenya and Ethiopia to present Be Girl products, conduct menstrual education workshops, and conduct photo and video documentation
     

EcoZoom, Nairobi, Kenya
Industrial Design Fellow,  Jan–Jul 2015

  • Conducted contextual research of Base of the Pyramid users
  • Brainstormed ideas via sketching for potential product concepts
  • Created CAD models and infographics to communicate concept functions and aesthetics
  • Collaborated with local fabricators to build working prototypes
  • Organized and participated in user feedback sessions of prototypes
     

One Tribe Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Nairobi, Kenya
Freelance Branding & Graphic Designer, Jun–Sept 2015

  • Designed and implemented new brand identity
  • Created responsive visual design for web presence
  • Developed marketing materials for print, digital and social media
  • Shot and edited photographs for design assets
     

Fisher-Price, East Aurora, NY
Industrial Design Intern, Jun–Sep 2013

  • Generated concepts via sketching and rendering for 2014 product line
  • Produced rapid prototypes in foam exploring form, scale, and ergonomics
  • Collaborated with the marketing, design, and engineering teams to meet cost and manufacturing requirements
  • CAD modeled concepts to be 3D-printed, painted, and presented as final prototypes