The Web and Graphic Designer with over 10 years of UI/UX design and front-end development experience creating award winning high impact interfaces. Working with and for a variety of clients in government, commercial and educational markets. As a user experience specialist created modern solutions around user-centered designs for websites, web applications, and mobile apps. Oversaw design and development life cycle of an application from brainstorming, wireframing to design composition, prototyping, and technical implementation. One of the biggest impacts on the world was designing interface for national medical devices database. Championed simple search experience for public to easily access information. Most unusual was been a guest judge on Bravo Top Chef National Tour in DC.
Principal User Experience Designer / Team Lead
Work as Lead UX Designer in Bureau of User Experience (ACS UX) product development team under Advanced Customer Support Group. Create and design suite of products for customer facing Cloud Services. Enforce uniform design vision to improve user experience and usability across a suite of products.
Implement and enforce UX Processes from start to end of a project life cycle
Lead an overall design vision for Global Engineering Group’s cloud services
Implement Bootstrap and HTML/LESS UI component prototype
Facilitated and host review sessions in collaberative enviroment wiht stake holders across different countries and time zones.
Booz Allen Hamilton
Senior Consultant / Interactions Designer
Used current trends and modern technologies to create high-impact user interfaces for websites, data-rich applications and mobile apps. Introduced innovative user experience elements to improve data consumption, interaction and communication.
Designed user experience and for web sites, web applications, and mobile apps including wireframe development, prototyping, and usability testing.
Designed branding and identity for varies government agencies including posters, seals, conference materials, flyers, newsletters, and info graphics.
Facilitated brainstorming sessions with stakeholders and SMEs, presented designs to small and large audiences, and oversaw the full project lifecycle.
Founder / Social Media & Graphic Design
Founded and actively maintained content-oriented and award-winning startup with focus on developing, shaping, and creating an active fan base. Engage online users and brands to drive communications and brand awareness.
Designed branding for number of commercial and non-profits, including business cards, promotional materials, character, posters, and newsletters.
Built websites, newsletters, prototype and templates using semantic hand coded code and jQuery. Create CMS powered websites using WordPress.
Developed partnerships and contacts with local companies and restaurants like Dishcrawl, CoCo Sala, Supafraud and Maryland Seafood Festival.
Art Institute of Washington
Adjunct Professor / Interactive Media
Taught Web 101 Fundamentals of Web Design class. Introduced students to design principles, best practices, browsers, semantic markup, XHTML, and CSS.
U.S. Department of Interior
Consultant / Web Designer
Supported department’s ongoing content migration to the new Communique CMS. Implemented cross-browser compliance and tableless / deprecating design as a new agency standard.
Webmaster / Web & Graphic Designer
Designed and developed new campus website in accordance with University branding and Section 508 accessibility requirements. Introduced new cross-browser compliance and tableless / deprecating design.
Awards & Recognitions
- Maryland Seafood Festival Judge
- Graphic Design USA
2008 (2), 2009, 2011, 2012
- Washington Post Top Foodie Nomination
- Top Chef National Tour Guest Judge
- Booz Allen Team Appreciation Award
2009 (2), 2010
- Alpha Chi Academic Excellence
- Art Institute Academics Achievement
- Washingtonian Highest Academics
- EDMC Design Scholarship
- AiW Dean List
2004 to 2007
- AiW Web Design Scholarship
- U.S. Presidential Education Silver Star
- SASS / SCSS
- Espresso IDE
- Cross Browser
Web Design 99%
User Experience 99%
Graphic Design 99%
Mobile Design 50%
Client Engagement 70%
Social Media 80%
Digital Photography 80%
BFA: Interactive Media & Web Design
The Art Institute of Washington (AiW)
Summa Cum Laude / GPA: 3.9
Usability & Accessibility Section 508 Training
U.S. Rehabilitation Act