I started my career at a young age. I self-taught myself how to code in HTML and CSS because I wanted to make websites. More than a decade later, my message is pretty much the same: to create products and websites that are both useful and easy for people to use.

Expertise

User Experience Design
A/B Testing
Usability Testing
Web & Mobile UI Design
Creative Direction
Site Auditing
Graphic Design & Illustration
HTML/CSS

Experience

Lead UX Designer

March 2015 – Present

Virtual Hold Technology

I design and craft a family of products in-house with a heavy focus on responsive web, work with marketing to evolve the visual representation of the company through graphic design. In May of 2016, I began mentoring a UX Design Intern. Together, we introduced Usability Testing to the development process of our products.

UX Designer

August 2013 – March 2015

HomeAway

I was a UX Designer for HomeAway.com, VRBO.com, and international brands mobile product team. I also assisted with conceptual storyboards and mockups for new mobile and web ventures.

Visual Designer II

May 2011 – August 2013

Mutual Mobile

I started as a UX Designer where I owned several client projects. I evolved into a Senior Level Visual Designer where I directed visual standards of mobile interfaces for clients.

Web & Graphic Designer

September 2010 – May 2011

WhiteFence

I drove the creative direction and design of several in-house websites, as well as tested, coded, and monitored those products. I also audited and redesigned pre-existing websites to enhance for SEO and marketing efforts.

Web & Graphic Designer

November 2009 – September 2010

cPanel

I was an in-house designer who directed, designed, and maintained consistency in branding across marketing materials. I also solely crafted a careers site for the company using: photography, illustration, design, and HTML/CSS.

Lead Web Designer

November 2007 – November 2009

Pop Labs

I designed and coded SEO websites with a focus on user-friendly, standard compliant, and accessible rules. I evolved into Design Team Lead who oversaw each client campaign. I made certain that core design principles, consistent standards, and accessibility rules were met throughout each team’s work.