UX | Designer
I create engaging, and intuitive experiences for mobile applications, websites, and physical products. With over 10 years designing furniture, products, and graphics, I've developed a strong visual and creative problem solving foundation. I blend a technical background and customer service experience to address user needs.
User Interface Designer | DemystData
April 2018 — Present
Support design reviews and help achieve product and design objectives through leveraging visual design and user experience expertise.
Support the creation of user flows, wireframes, mockups and interactive prototypes as necessary to evaluate & define user experiences and new features.
Support and promote design guidelines, UX/UI best practices, and product standards as defined by the lead UX Designer throughout our website and products.
Translate ideas and concepts into wireframes, mockups, and visual specifications for execution by engineering team.
Support design vision, strategy, and implementations plans through creation of rapid mockups, enhancing visual elements, and providing CSS development support to ensure a match between end product and initial vision.
Identify and help solve design challenges including developing and iterating on attractive designs, graphic elements, and core assets.
Support the continual iteration on product interfaces based on feedback and product performance.
Be a key liaison between the development team and the product team in helping translate or refine any gaps in understanding between product vision and development requirements.
Drive and support key product development initiatives such as:
Building an end-to-end user experience from website, through demo, sign in, and usage for specific target population.
Fine Tuning UI elements to meet quality design standards from hi-fi mockups to front-end development.
Enhancing the Company brand style through stunning visuals and seamless interaction design across all discovery channels of the Company products, including the Company’s website, presentations/webinars, platform discovery access and additional areas of engagement.
Owning and maintaining the Company’s style guide, building and updating components library in design and functionality.
UI Designer | Announce, LLC.
March 2018 — Present
Ran a full audit of the existing beta app, and developed new design standards that aligned with the brand aesthetic (typography, layout, color). Sketched, Wireframed, then designed Hi-fidelity mockups of the new UI design. Produced Interaction video of Client, Manager, and Salesperson front-ends in Principle.
UX Designer | Swoonbox
November 2017 — Present
Conducted competitive analysis, heuristic evaluation, and user testing. Synthesized research to identify design solutions to meet client goals and improve users’ experience. Designed wireframes, prototyped the design and user tested to address key user pain points, focusing on the user interface and on-boarding.
Co-founder | BLKWD inc.
June 2014 - December 2017
Designer and fabricator of custom furniture and fixtures for private and commercial clients. Worked directly with clients to develop their ideas from concept to production.
Display Artist | Urban Outfitters
November 2010 - August 2013
Collaborated with Visual Merchandisers and other Display artists to create Store fixtures and visual design elements. Participated in a large visual design team for new store build-outs and floor sets around New York.
Technology Associate | People’s Production House
October 2006 - August 2010
Designed and managed website. Developed collateral closely with executives for the organizations brochures, business cards, letterhead, fliers etc. Assisted in teaching curriculum to youth and adult students; journalism skills, writing for radio, using audio recording equipment.
Visual Designer | First Priority music
August 2004 - February 2009
Graphic Designer. Converted select analog music and video from catalog to digital format for use online. Helped establish the labels online presence. Built website from the ground up for the label, Set up and designed online profiles for artists. Edited video.