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About Me

18 years of professional design experience.

Profile

I am a designer with 18 years of professional experience designing branding, high-fidelity designs, and web experiences for fast paced environments while providing leadership and mentoring. I am looking for an opportunity to weave user experience into the thread of an organization. I specialize in design-systems creation, accessibility and inclusion, and a special interest in Strategic Foresight.

Career

Fannie Mae Senior UX Designer
December 2017 - Present

Core member of the design system team.
Focused on building components and the management of an accessiblity program within Fannie Mae.

Medecision UX Designer
August 2015 - June 2017

Created and presented a UX Strategy
Created and presented a UX Application Strategy
Worked collaboratively with product leads, business analysts, and stakeholders on product design.

GoDaddy Mobile App Designer
April 2014 - August 2015

Template and special projects design.

Sallie Mae Web Designer
June 2012 - February 2014

Product and web design on a variety of special projects.

Expertise

I focus on creating enterprise-level design systems, accessible experiences, and giving future foresight, through human-centered design methods.

With T-shaped experience in fortune 500 companies, I have an arsenal of skills to apply to any project. A broad range of abilities are in my quiver, but I focus on providing these skills to lasting projects.

  • Design Systems

    I love it when large organizations create experiences that feel personable, easy to navigate, and easy to use. This is why I love design systems. I prefer to work with teams, in a federated model, to improve the user experience of products through components, and design desicisons.

  • Accessible code

    Accessibility is a human right. While I work with other designers to improve accessibility in products through writing, microcopy, and color...I prefer to focus on Aria tags, WCAG2.0, and 508 compliancy.

  • Human-Centered Design

    As a LUMA Certified Practitioner, I use human-centered design methods to understand new ideas and find positive disruptive solutions.

  • Branding

    When it comes to branding, I'm old school. I use an iterative design process to create simple and stunning logos that last.

  • Strategic Foresite

    For years, I've practiced weak signal scanning and applied that to a yearly prediciton bingo, while tracking the outcomes of these predicitions. I am now developing new strategic foresight methodologies mixed with human-centered design, to create an understanding of possible futures.