Top performing, results focused Product & Experience Designer with a passion for integrating empathy, inclusion, and interactivity into Front-End design. Known for improving efficiency and increasing client satisfaction by identifying and resolving issues and discrepancies. An outstanding communicator, capable of building and leading cross-functional teams, interacting with top clients, delivering presentations, and collaborating across all organizational levels to ensure the achievement of all immediate and long-term company goals. Please read some Frequently Asked Questions on my blog for some more information on my approach and understanding of Product & Experience Design.Areas of Expertise include:
Kuttle, Inc / Willomy•
Okemos, MI • August 2012 to May 2013, August 2016 to Present
Founder & CEO
Conducted contextual inquiries, interviews, and classical research from a philosophical perspective regarding AI, consciousness, and emotions to facilitate goal planning and accomplishment.
Lansing, MI • January 2017 to February 2018
Experience Designer & Accessibility Expert
Utilize expertise in WCAG 2.0/2.1 and Front-End Development/User Experience to steer prototype and website design toward greater user empathy, inclusion and accessibility, serving thousands of registered and active users on a weekly basis.
Usability/Accessibility Research & Consulting•
East Lansing, MI • May 2016 to December 2016
Provided strong leadership in writing reports and evaluating products for a wide variety of clients across multiple industries.
Michigan State University•
East Lansing, MI • October 2015 to December 2016
Ensured recurring focus on accessibility through in-depth evaluation of University products, campaigns, and purchases.
Lansing, MI • June 2014 to April 2016
Provided customer service and technical support in a high-volume retail environment, and learned a great deal about empathy and connecting to the public to develop creative solutions to technological problems.
Champaign, IL • August 2013 to December 2013
User Experience Intern
Provided key leadership in the UX portion of Design & Development of company products & services.
Champaign, IL • May 2013 to August 2013
User Experience Intern
Successfully championed cause of greater, more inclusive & universal UX as first of two company internships.
Bachelors of Arts, Experience Architecture, 2016
Michigan State University • East Lansing, MI
Cumulative GPA: 3.54 • Dean's List awarded Spring 2011, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, and Spring 2016
Regularly recognized for exceeding performance expectations