User Experience

10+ years as a designer, researcher, and strategist

Experience
Senior Product Designer at Envestnet from 2020-Present
UX Designer at TBE from 2015-2020
Interactive Designer at Güd Marketing from 2009-2015
Degrees
MA in Interactive Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2007
BA in Graphic Design from The University of Findlay in 2005
Top Skills
Interaction and UI Design: Visual and creative problem solving to create human-centered applications
Design Systems: Working with and contributing to design systems.
Information Architecture (IA): Organization of navigation, and taxonomies plus writing microcopy
User Research & Testing: Interviews, usability testing, analytics, A/B testing, surveys, etc.
Additional Skills
Strategy & Vision: Big picture thinking and the ability to align user and business needs
Documentation: Wireframes, user flows, prototypes, personas, scenarios, user stories, etc.
Animation: Designing simple animations that improve the users experience
Design Critiques: Persona walkthroughs, best practices/heuristics
Collaboration: Workshop facilitation, design thinking, whiteboarding, meeting facilitation, etc.
Leadership: Managing, mentoring, and coaching others
Technology: High-level knowledge of a variety of technologies including (HTML, CSS/SASS, Javascript/jQuery, and Git)

Tools
Design & Prototyping: Figma, Sketch, InVision, UXPin, Axure, Adobe Creative Suite
Analytics: Amplitude, Pendo, Google Analytics
Research & Testing: UserZoom, UsabilityHub, Survey Monkey, Optimal Workshop, HotJar
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