Open to possibilities and great opportunistic positions in web and
interactivity production with a fantastic team-engaged environment.
FULL-TIME AND CONTRACT ROLES
Wells Fargo | Digital Experience Design (DXD) - Visual Designer Specialist | November 2015 - April 2017, December 2017 - Present
Developed and designed for user-centered environments in the authenticated session. Assets include low and high fidelity wireframes, style guides, technical specs, graphical assets, responsive grid components, and onboarding modules.
Deliverables included pixel-perfect comprehensives, video simulations, interactive prototypes, and responsive-web renders.
Contributed areas include digital payments, standards and governance committees. Asset creations include tool scripts, automation standardizations, framework components, and marketing deliverables.
Skookum Digital Works | Volunteer UX/Visual Designer | September 2015 - November 2015
Acted as lead UX and Visual Design for standardizing site maps, style standards, and design standards.
Collaborated with multiple community leaders, stakeholders, and business partners for project development.
Provided key principal prototypes, responsive designs, and visual interactions
WIX Filtration LLC | Graphic Coordinator / Tech Writer / UX Designer | August 2011 - October 2014
Designer of training materials, marketing promotions, bulletins, technical writings, catalogs, and 3D sales pieces.
Publications created included digital distribution, print, web, and video production solutions.
UX Production included low and high fidelity prototypes, visual design, case study research, and user simulation.
UNC Charlotte Student Media | August 2009 - July 2011
Sanskrit Literary-Arts Magazine - Staff Graphic Designer/Photographic Director
Designed page layouts, concept designs, photography, typographic elements, literature review,
and office management assistance. Current production experience included 2 issues over 2 years
University Times - Photographic Director/ Writer
Managing Editor of Photography. Publishing include portraits, sports, and community events.
Writings include Features, Opinions, and Arts & Entertainment.
UNC Charlotte Game Design and Development Program (GDDP) | Lead Artist | August 2008 - May 2010
Asset production included logos, promotional media, textures, icons, typography, graphic signage,
numerous 2D/3D models. Production totaled 4 titles and assisting in many Artificial Intelligence research projects.
Extra contributions included player experience design. UI and UX Design, mechanic drafting, Game Design Document drafting, and content management organization.
UNC Charlotte ITS | IT Assistant | March 2007 - July 2011
Assisted students, faculty, and staff with account and hardware services via phone, in person, or BMC Service Desk.
Tasks including troubleshooting, network assistance, lab management, classroom support, print services, account security assistance, hardware diagnostics, Lab and Faculty image management.USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN CONSULTATION CLIENTS
Bank of America | UX Design Consultant | November 2017
Provided wireframes and low-fidelity explorations concepts for the Research & Usability - Digital Design division.
The Remi Group | Senior UX Designer Consultant | September - October 2017
Consulted for short term projects that included an internal business software and consumer-facing mobile application.
Worked with key business partners and software team. Responsible for user research development, information
architecture requirements, and user story creation. Produced wireframing processes in low and high fidelity.
Proficient Software for asset creation, editing, and publishing:
Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere Pro, Lightroom), Acrobat, Balsalmiq, Sketch, Axure, Audacity, and InVision.
Developing Environment Experience and Computing Skills:
5 years IT Support experience in help desk, direct support, network assistance, lab supervision, and custom hardware.
Experienced Skill Sets:
Emphasis on user-centered empathic design, prototyping, wireframing, user-research, photo/video editing, lighting and set management, animation framing, outstanding communication skills, great multi-tasking abilities, leadership development, instructional design development, excellent time-management, and tremendous ability to prioritize.
ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION AND EDUCATION
UC Berkeley Extension | Lead Instructor (Part-time) for UX/UI | April 2019 - Current
Lead a class in the fundamentals and practice of User Experience.
Demonstrated a user centered design process in the foundations of research, interaction design, visual design, and front-end development skills.
Tech Talent South | Summer 2015
University of North Carolina at Charlotte | Graduation Fall 2010
B.F.A concentration in Graphic Design with a minor in Art History.
Independent Studies in Gaming Art/Design and Photography.
Central Piedmont Community College | Spring and Fall 2010
Studied through the intermediate level of the American Sign Language Program.