Career Profile

UX/UI Designer and Web Developer with a passion for creating accessible, user-friendly, and meaningful interactive experiences. Has extensive experience in graphic design, product design, and full stack software development. Designs and develops applications and client experiences using modern design/web frameworks, user research, and UX design ideation/implementation.

Experience

UX/UI Designer and Web Developer

Jan. 2018 - Present
Freelance
  • Developed and designed landing pages using modern web frameworks, technologies, and accessibility best practices.
  • Used rapid prototyping and ideation to develop UX/UI prototypes and constructed pattern libraries for several e-commerce web apps.
  • Developed the front-end and web design for a recently launched application called PennyPost and worked closely with UX/UI Designers and Interactive Designers to develop the beta.
  • Designed and prototyped UI with cohesive interactive branding experiences.

UX Designer and UI Developer

Nov. 2016 – Sept. 2017
Microsoft / Redmond, WA
  • Developed and designed an enterprise-level CMS for the Microsoft corporate web sites, landing pages, and e-commerce apps.
  • Led teammates on the engineering team in accessibility best practices and developed user-centric designs using code examples and visual guides designed in Sketch and Adobe XD.
  • Provided guidance and gave presentations to the development team regarding user accessibility and it’s importance to user friendly design.
  • Developed web components, including forms and accessible data-driven UI components, that were implemented into prototypes using HTML5, CSS, Ja vascript, JQuery, React, Angular, and node.js.

Product and Web Designer

Sept. 2016 – Oct. 2016
POSSIBLE / Seattle, WA
  • Developed prototypes, redlines, wireframes, and graphic treatments for Microsoft product web sites.
  • Prototyped and designed the XBOX Live site using the Microsoft Web Framework and module orientation.
  • Worked between designers and developers to speed up software production and ship fully-functional designs on schedule.

Full Stack Web Developer & UX Designer

Sept. 2015 – Dec. 2015
General Assembly / Seattle, WA
  • Produced several full stack applications, prototypes, and web designs using modern web frameworks such as React.js, Angular, and Python.
  • Developed dynamic applications with clean, user-friendly and responsive designs that were ready for any device, including mobile devices.
  • Created mockups using Photoshop, Illustrator, Balsamiq, and Sketch and designed branding with iconography and various graphic treatments.

Front-end Developer and Wordpress Designer

May 2012 – Dec. 2012
Zero Point / Bellingham, WA
  • Designed WordPress themes and customized WordPress plug-ins.
  • Created mockups and prototypes of web designs and prototyped designs to test usability and develop memorable brand experiences.
  • Implemented keyword research, SEO, and metadata in web sites to promote online brand visibility.

Projects

Open source projects I've contributed to.

Rare Colors - Rare Colors is a UX color story/web design featuring some of the rarest pigments found in the natural world. Using those pigments as samples, I created a bold color palette and gave an in-depth history of the original pigments.
Space Cats - Space Cats is a Virtual Reality experience set in a space station at zero-gravity. It was developed using the Unity3D engine for the HTC Vive.
Blog - Theme created for my blog, dedicated to UI/UX Design and software development commentary.
Foxtrot Foodies - New blog I designed and developed to showcase some of my favorite recipes.

Skills & Proficiency

HTML5

CSS

JavaScript & JQuery

Adobe Creative Suite

Sketch

InVision