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UX Designer

Information Architect

Usability Expert

Web Designer

Animator

Illustrator & Artist

Please visit my LinkedIn profile for complete work history and contact information.

Motorola Mobility

Collaborating with global telecom carriers and internal work partners, I created compelling and innovative mobile experiences that adhered to carrier specifications and Motorola and Google design paradigms.

I was lead designer for a variety of initiatives, including car dock, video/voice calling, productivity, enterprise, multimedia, stylus integration, and messaging applications.

Motorola filed patents for several of my contributions.

Arthur Andersen

I was responsible for creating the corporate interface design standards for all business websites (i.e. Finance and Healthcare) and other branches of the firm to ensure adherence to one style guide for a consistent and branded firm identity. I coordinated with designers, content producers and developers to assure proper implementation of user interface design and site architecture.

I designed, maintained and improved the user interfaces for both external and internal corporate sites.

Additionally, I led corporate continued-education seminars for fellow consultants in the subject of Flash animation.

Capgemini

While working at Capgemini, I travelled extensively and worked with a wide variety of clients to deliver user-friendly solutions. I designed wireframes and prototypes that provided more efficient interactions with new and/or existing productivity software, portals and content management systems. I gathered user requirements through in-office interviews and field visits. I also trained analysts in user-centered design approach, wireframing, prototyping and site map creation.

Clients included Dell, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Praxair, US Military, HSBC, World Vision, NYPD and MarketSource.

Manifest Digital

I am currently engaged with the Allstate Online Sales and Service (OSS) account. OSS is the online personal quoting experience for auto, motorcycle, renters and homeowner insurance offerings. The OSS team also supports the My Account site, providing customers access to manage their policies.

Ribstone Systems

Ribstone Systems developed document capture and processing software. I provided user interface and information architecture for their touch screen kiosk and PC-based software. I introduced and implemented a user-centered design approach to better plan for users’ needs.

Using Flash I created prototypes to visualize/test new features; these were also used for sales and training purposes.

Son Heavy

Directing the website production staff from concept to finish was my primary responsibility at Son Heavy. I led our team in creating websites, sitemaps, information architecture and UI design to ensure proper implementation of design and functionality.

Clients included Hershey, PowerBar, the US Army, and the Salt Lake City Olympics.

Divine Interventures

Divine was an incubator for internet startup companies. I was part of the web design team that operated as an independent agency providing services to Divine's clients. My specialties were creating Flash animations and contributing to branding, logos, page layout and navigational structure of websites. I Interfaced with clients, researched customer needs and presented concepts/progress during project lifecycle.

Illustration

From storyboard sketches to pencil wireframes to presentation artwork, illustration is a passion for me.

Whenever possible I use my skills to create original artwork for projects and for the simple enjoyment of drawing.

Educator

As a full-time instructor at the American Academy of Art, I taught Web Design, Electronic Imaging, and Graphic Communications.

I have also taught courses at Northwestern Business College, Robert Morris University and the International Academy of Design & Technology.