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About Me

A senior UX designer with agency and in-house experience creating products that engage users and meet business goals. Brings a breadth of experience having worked on products ranging from next-gen medical devices and cyber-security systems to online learning communities and career services tools. Believes that good design is about solving the right problems, challenging your assumptions and always keeping an open mind.


Experience

Senior UX DesigneR @ Bold | 2016-Now

Leads the design of one of the company’s flagship products with an average of 2+ million daily visitors. Responsible for planning all product-related design work and managing available design resources. Runs collaborative, cross functional workshops, to define product direction, identify optimization opportunities and ultimately deliver designs that create real business value. Conducts research used by various teams to make better, customer-centric decisions.

UX DesigneR @ Bold | 2015-2016 

Helped build user-centered design into the company’s product development process. Worked collaboratively with c-level stakeholders, product managers, and engineers to research, plan, and design new features. Aligned design and product roadmaps while working in an agile environment with 2 week sprint cycles. Actively mentored new, junior designers helping them assimilate to the company as we continued to grow our team.

Interaction Designer @ UEGroup, Inc. | 2012-2015 

Lead end-to-end design on a wide range of consumer, enterprise and medical UX projects. Was responsible for all interaction design and prototype development while collaborating with a team of visual designers and user researchers. My role was also part researcher, helping to design research plans, evaluate methods, and moderate testing sessions. Worked on products for Intel, Verizon, Symantec, Stryker, Glasses.com, Kaplan, Cylance, Leica, Alain Pinel Realtors, Broadsoft and more.Lead end-to-end design on a wide range of consumer, enterprise and medical UX projects.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT @ Stanford University | 2010-2011

NCAA ATHLETE, Stanford Men’s Soccer | 2007-2011


Education

Stanford University 

B.A. Communication 

Santa Clara University 

M.S. Information Systems