EDUCATION
Savannah College of Art & Design, 2014
BFA / Industrial Design
BFA / Graphic Design
Dean’s List, GPA 3.7

SKILLS
User Interviews
Personas
Storyboards
Customer Journey Maps
Rapid Prototypes
Information Architecture
Wireframing
Clickable Prototypes
High-fidelity mockups
Responsive Design
Layout, Hierarchy, Typography
Data Visualization
Cross-functional team collaboration
Writing
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

2D TOOLS

Sketch
Adobe XD, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
Zeplin
Marvel
InVision
Axure
ProtoPie
Origami

3D TOOLS
Rhino3D
Autodesk Fusion360
Solidworks
Keyshot

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

EXPERIENCE

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

  • Generated feature concepts, user scenarios, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups for web, tablet and mobile SaaS applications in Age of Learning product portfolio

  • Designed a custom web application for integration with ZenDesk, a customer support platform, tailored to the on-site customer service team

  • Conducted brainstorm sessions with designers, product owners and stakeholders to define and prioritize features

  • Prepared and handed off final production assets and supporting documentation to in-house engineering team; validated design functionality and appearance to achieve a high-quality standard

  • Validated design solutions and informed next steps with A/B testing, user-testing sessions and data analytics

  • Developed and maintained a master design library to ensure consistency in design elements and UX patterns.

  • Redesigned product landing page resulting in a 3% increase in conversion rate

  • Researched modern UX/UI patterns and trends via Google Material Design, Apple’s HIG and product research

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

  • Designed SmartCycle, a mobile period-tracking app

  • Conducted competitor analysis and user interviews to define a minimum viable product and relevant design language

  • Produced personas, user scenarios, user flows, wireframes, clickable prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups to develop a final product

  • Designed appealing UI styling including color palette, iconography, illustrations, and typography

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

  • Designed concepts and generated high-fidelity mockups of NBC Smart TV applications. Incorporated Apple TV HIG (Human Interface Guidelines)

  • Created voice user interface (VUI) flows for amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices for NBC portfolio. Incorporated best practices from Amazon developer’s Alexa design guide.

  • Collaborated with UX/UI team to create supporting design assets: multi-device color palettes, iconography, infographics

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

  • Designed consumer and feminine-hygiene textile products for Be Girl, a for-profit social entrepreneurial company targeting the base of the pyramid

  • Researched user needs, behaviors, economics and cultural customs to inform design decisions

  • Brainstormed and presented product concepts via design sketching, CAD modeling, 3D printed prototypes and renderings

  • Conducted market research and trend analyses of women’s undergarment and athletic textile products

  • Designed product packaging and marketing materials including web presence, print collateral, product photography, and presentation decks

  • Traveled to local schools and organizations in Kenya and Ethiopia to present Be Girl products and conduct menstrual education workshops

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