Experience

Education

Bachelors: St. Olaf College

Major: Studio Art and Chemistry

GPA: 3.30  |  Honors: Cum Laude

Technology Skillset

Axure
Omnigraffle
Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office Suite
HTML5
CSS/ SASS
Javascript
Subversion

Client List

Ironman
McKesson
Rolex
American Family Insurance
United Healthcare
Optum
American Medical Systems
Verizon
Illinois Office of Tourism
Renewal by Andersen
Roundy’s
TiVo
Deans Foods
Land O Lakes
Sanus Systems

Work History

 

UX Designer: Digitaria/Mirum

January 2014 – present

Developed user-centered experiences for major national and international clients. Created user-stories, prototypes, wireframes, and other deliverables as needed for projects.  Performed in-person user-testing exercises, testing analysis, recommendations for improvement, and heuristic evaluations of current and in-progress experiences. Collaborated with virtual teams to complete projects. Presented User Experience deliverables and strategies to clients for approval.

 

Front-End Developer: Digitaria

April 2012 – December 2013

Developed front-end code for websites using HTML 5, SASS, and Javascript. Collaborated with UX Designers, Visual Designers, Software Engineers, and Quality Assurance leads to execute launches of websites. Developed code for HTML newsletters. Consulted in strategy and project kick-off meetings with technical questions. Assisted teams cross-country in other office locations with small HTML and Flash projects.

 

Front-End Developer and Web Designer: Grocery Shopping Network

August 2010 – 2012

Create graphics for use on mutiple grocery chain sites, create site mockups for new chains, create custom xslt templates and individual CSS styles for onboarding new chains and incorporating new features, create working html prototypes of new features and designs, edit grocery chain settings using a custom admin system, edit agency supplied flash ads for integrating into the GSN system, style landing page templates for product promotion landing pages, edit iPhone and Android applications to customize for individual grocery chains.

 

Web and Graphic Designer: Freelance

May 2006 – present

Assess needs for print and web-related projects; research software and web-based solutions for clients; design and produce files for web sites, blog themes, logos, stationary, brochures, and other design work; work with vendors to create print and web-ready files for production.

 

Laboratory Technician: Aerotek Scientific

September 2009- January 2010, March 2010-June 2010

Chemically digested and filtered food samples for determination of total, insoluble, and soluble fiber, prepared food samples for testing, recorded test data in a custom database, evaluated paint and paint concentrate for e-coat systems, performed physical testing on paint-coated samples.

 

Graphic Designer: MoCo, Inc.

March 2007- March 2009

Designed packaging, product displays, sell-sheets, eLearning presentations for training, eblasts, and other marketing materials for clients; researched software for technological issues and for use in future projects; met with clients and vendors to discuss projects and revisions; assisted in producing final products for shipment.