Hello, I'm a User Experience Designer based in Austin, Texas. I have 3 years experience in the field & a Master's degree in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.
I believe in the value of design to empower companies to create best-in-class products and enhance the quality of life for its employees and customers. I am looking to join a team that values product research, forward-thinking design & cross-functional collaboration.
I design & iterate on apps for Android & iOS, as well as admin websites. I also design for responsive webistes.
I create UX workflows, wireframes, interactive prototypes, & mid-to hi-def mockups for web/mobile apps & iterate to provide the best user experience solutions & suggestions.
I conduct competitor analyses, contextual inquiries, & design research. I have also helped establish outlets for team knowledge-sharing & collaboration of industry research & best practices
I work closely with cross-functional teams of business stakeholders, architects, developers, & product managers to develop specification documents, workflows, & wireframes for feature development.
* Many of the projects overlapped & were long-term iterations, so dates are rough approximations.
Suites Expansion. I conducted contextual inquiries & user interviews to help build out a new product line for Suites operators at Stadiums. I defined & prioritized feature requirements, developed detailed workflows, & clickable wireframes & contributed to project scoping discussions.
Standsheets. I helped create a cross-platform inventory system that allowed operators to track inventory movements, & reconcile inventory losses at the end of events. I evaluated competitor offerings as well as client needs & painpoints to create detailed user journeys, wireframes, & defined rules, states & interaction guidelines to ensure cross-platform accuracy.
Agile Inventory Improvements. I helped collect & refine user-feedback to prioritize & scope iterations & feature expansions on our inventory management suite. I also provided designs & feature documentation, & concept- and speed-testing with beta users.
Resposive Admin Website & Dashboard. I researched competitor dashboards & interviewed Venue administrators about their information needs. I created a prioritized list of information alerts & associated tasks & dahsboard graphs to present to project stakeholders. I created wireframes & produced a plan to make the dashboard the first-step in a responsive design for our admin website.
Cash Room. I conducted contextual inquiries & user interviews to help define & design a webpage for venue cashiers to track cash in real-time as it was distributed to & collected from tills all over the stadium. I concept & speed-tested to make sure the design & funcitonality was as fast & accurate as possible.
I redesigned our Admin website (using a Metronic Bootstrap theme) to support new concessions, retail & inventory functionality.
Redesign Android register UI. As we gained customers, we needed a to design a register that would enable lightning-fast transaction times & was intuitive enough for untrained concession workers. I observed & timed cashiers as they interacted with the product, conducted competitive analyses, & tested different navigation patterns. I designed & helped prototype a new layout that allowed users to intuitively & quickly scroll & search an infinite number of products.
I designed, developed, & maintained a GIS map webpage for the St. Vincent de Paul Society–Austin. I interviewed staff to determine user information needs, accessibility constraints, & data structures. You can see the map at: http://ssvdp.org/find-help/
I created a competitive analysis, design critique, user personas, concept map, site map, usability test plan, wireframes, and mockup for a website for caregivers to locate local resources, coordinate calendars and responsibilities, and access relevant medical information.
I also researched and developed mockups for a mobile app that provides a private, secure social network for family members and offers rich forms of communication, media sharing and chronicling of family history.
My coursework & projects focused on Digital Media Design, Information Architecture, User Studies, & Presenting & Visualizing Information.
I am a curious person & explored the possibility of being a lifelong student. Before too long, however, I discovered I was meant for a more practical & creative calling!
"The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there." -L.P. Hartley I took this to heart & wanted to learn about every facet of life in a very foreign country: the middle ages.