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

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.

APPLICABLE SKILLS

 
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:

  • Detailed experience in HTML5/CSS3, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript editing, and component design systems.

  • 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

    • Expanded skills and experience in Ruby on Rails, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Domain Modeling, and Utilizing APIs

  • 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.