ABOUT Growth-minded and hands-on UX designer. Mastery of usability best practices, with knowledge of accessibility. Clean documentation skills and a strong eye for design. I continue to seek a hands-on role my next position, as well as an opportunity to incorporate an expanding skill set of web development and graphic design abilities into my work. Between employment opportunities, I am an avid student of online courses as I pursue new knowledge and skills. Courses include UX, front–end development, typography, color, and graphic design. Course summary: alliwalk.com/docs/courses.pdf.

Work Samples

  • UX, UI, Product Design

  • Personas and User Research

  • User Experience

Work History

7.2016 - 9.2016 Freelance Sr. UX Designer | New York, NY Young & Rubicam + UX design for Pepperidge Farm digital initiatives, including pepperidgefarm.com. 5.2014 -10.2015 UX Architect | New York, NY Geometry Global + UX design and consultation on branded digital initiatives and productivity tools. 9.2012 - 5.2014 Sr. Product Designer (UX) | New York, NY Infogroup + Product designer for Infogroup SMB division. User interview and usability testing of new features. 11.2011 - 5.2012 Information Architect | New York, NY Saatchi & Saatchi + UX design for mobile, social media, and experiential projects. Interactive prototype development with Axure. 10.2011 - 11.2011 Freelance Information Architect | New York, NY Wonder Group + UX design for boutique digital advertising agency - e-commerce site and web portal. 4.2007 - 1.2009 Usability Professional | Houston, TX Chevron Corporation + Usability testing and analysis for enterprise IT project. 3.2006 - 3.2007 Contract Human Factors Engineer / Lexington, KY Lexmark International + Interaction design, usability testing for new series of multifunction laser printers. * Between employment opportunities, I complete e-learning courses. A summary of courses can be found at alliwalk.com/docs/courses.pdf.

Education

  • New York University

    • MPS Interactive Telecommunications Program
    • 2009 - 2011
  • University of Michigan

    • MSI School of Information
    • 2003 - 2005
  • University of Michigan

    • BFA Ballet / Dance
    • 1998 - 2002

Specialties

Affiliations

IXDA, UPA

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