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Recent Experience


Location: Santa Clara, CA

Dates Employed: September 2017 – Present

Title: Senior UX Designer

Company Name: Cisco Jasper

  • Design lead on a variety of product features and new product initiatives
  • Improve design tools and resources to speed up the design team and make handoff to engineering easier
  • Mentor and train design team members

Location: Stanford, CA

Dates Employed: February 2016 – August 2017

Title: Front End Developer & Designer

Company Name: Stanford University

  • Built a proof-of-concept microsite for the Presidential Inauguration
  • This became the basis of for Decanter, an open-source scss framework which powers the main Stanford Website, the redesigned Identity Site, and the next generation of Drupal Sites built by Stanford Web Services
  • Using Decanter, built the front-end for the redesigned Stanford.edu and Identity Toolkit
  • Art-directed and built a variety of digital storytelling packages for Stanford News
  • Core member of the UX Community of Practice, where we share best practices, institutional knowledge and share resources with our peer UX practitioners

Location: Monterey, CA

Dates Employed: April 2013 – February 2016

Title: Web Designer

Company Name: Monterey Bay Aquarium

  • Extended and added to the class-based front-end framework of the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Seafood Watch sites to allow for more granular responsive control
  • Designed and produceed the Monterey Bay Aquarium E-News,as well as other e-mail and social media campaigns and microsites

Location: Monterey, CA

Dates Employed: December 2008 – April 2013

Title: Art Director

Company Name: Cal State Monterey Bay

Branding & Art Direction:

  • Shaped and defined the graphic elements of brand identity at both the master brand and sub-brand levels, while managing the associated digital assets
  • Provided expertise in the development and evaluation of effective communication design strategies
  • Provided lead art direction to other staff designers, student assistants and interns

Web:

  • Provided art-direction for the redesign of CSUMB.EDU, including site architecture for department subsites, at both template and sub-site levels
  • Assisted in building and maintaining style sheets, protocols and workflow within an enterprise-wide CMS
  • Conducted weekly and on-call training and assistance for campus users
  • Advised and assisted management on the development of overall web and social media policies, procedures and standards

Print:

  • Art Directed print publications such as catalogs, event invitations, booklets, newsletters, posters, flyers, brochures and other university collateral materials
  • Maintained the university photo, media and asset library

Photography:

  • Provided Event, environmental and portrait photography services

Education


Location: Berrien Springs, MI

Date of Graduation: Winter 2006

Degree: BA Visual Art, Minor Graphic Design

School Name: Andrews University