Abilities
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UX Design Technologist providing front-end solutions — from brainstorms and wireframes, to prototypes and production-ready assets that support product development. Practical knowledge of working with waterfall and Agile development teams. Applies design thinking and Lean methods to connect user needs with business objectives.

Experience
NOW

2015
User Experience Designer
Jenzabar, Inc.
  • Provided design assistance to local, remote, and offshore development teams by delivering wireframes and various UI elements (fonts, icons, colors) within an Agile environment.
  • Developed prototypes using Java/SmartGWT to demonstrate interactions and responsive layouts.
  • Redesigned UI of two flagship products using Adobe XD for concept design and feedback.
  • Developed the front-end for the desktop solution using QT/C++.
  • Refactored ASP for the online portal to utilize Bootstrap/Sass for responsive layouts.
2015

2014
User Experience Designer
Trimble Navigation
  • Brainstormed concepts with machine operators using Gamestorming techniques to generate new ideas.
  • Developed HTML/Bootstrap prototypes for field testing with machine operators.
  • Conducted field research of the construction industry across the US and Canada, providing top level reports of my findings to primary stakeholders.
  • Modeled an excavator and work site using Trimble SketchUp.
  • Provided design assets for Android/Vuforia prototypes, and for production within an Agile environment, which included style guides and custom icons for Android applications.
2013

2010
Idea Designer
LexisNexis
  • Created annotated wireframes to support the development of Lexis Advance.
  • Conducted concept testing and usability research with legal professionals, and delivered top level reports of my discussions to primary stakeholders.
  • Lead brainstorming workshops with legal professionals using Gamestorming techniques to generate new ideas.
  • Founding member of the Customer Discovery & Innovation team which designed, prototyped, and tested the most popular concepts from our innovation pipeline.
  • Design Lead for several innovative products including Lexis Answers.
2011

2010
Front-End Design Consultant
Strategic Data Systems
  • Contracted to provide front-end assistance (HTML/CSS/JS) for Crown Equipment to implement a responsive design for their corporate site managed by Adobe Experience Manager.
2010

2009
Senior Experience Planner
Bridge Worldwide
  • Planned the digital experience of social, mobile, and web applications for corporate clients that included P&G, Pearle Vision, and Red Bull.
  • Lead brainstorming sessions with creative, technical, and business leads to generate new ideas.
  • Illustrated user flows, site maps, and wireframes to assist the design and development teams.
  • Documented features and functionality for project management, and provided competitive analysis of similar products on the market. Conducted usability testing with potential customers and reported insights back to the team.
  • Presented initial concepts, customer feedback, and other deliverables to the clients.