I am a multimedia designer with over 10+ years of experience in the CE industry. I have a background in fine art and photography as well as extensive experience in user interface design (design for hosted and embedded software) and information architecture. Specialties Include: User Interface Design, User Experience, Information Architecture, design for life sciences and medical products, design for higher education, website designs, wireframes, embedded interfaces for consumer electronics, mobile applications, usability, Flash animation, interactive product demonstrations for web and trade shows, lifestyle, creative, portrait and product photography, illustration, and graphic design

Work Samples

  • Fine Art

  • Illustrations for Children

  • Interactive Product Demos

Work History

  • UI and UX Designer

    • University of New Hampshire
    • Aug 2014 - Present (7 months)

    Creating user experiences that help support and promote the University of New Hampshire brand. Developing user interfaces, interaction flows and multimedia content. Working with the creative team to deliver design for websites, mobile applications, and print.

  • Contract UI Designer

    • Seahorse Bioscience
    • Nov 2013 - Aug 2014 (9 months)

    Designing a user interface for the next generation of industry-leading analytical instruments in the biomedical field. Working together with software developers and scientists to create graphics and workflows that yield the most successful user experience.

  • UI and UX Designer

    • DEKA Research & Development
    • May 2013 - Nov 2013 (6 months)

    Working as part of the Human Factors Team, I specialize in designing imbedded and hosted software for the medical industry. I am developing sketches, wireframes, prototypes and final designs for products. Performing usability and safety testing in US and Europe.

  • Freelance Multimedia Designer and Associate of the OAC Group

    • Joshua Cooper & Co.
    • May 2008 - May 2013 (5 years)

    As the multimedia designer for OAC, I work directly with our clients to meet their design needs. I deliver websites, UI design, applications and photography to a variety of clients in the consumer electronics industry

  • Multimedia Designer

    • Russound
    • Aug 2003 - May 2008 (4 years 9 months)

    Developing graphical user interfaces for a variety of multi-zone, multi-source, distributed audio and control systems. Creating Flash demonstrations to promote and support products. Performed all of the company’s product photography. Designed interactive tradeshow displays. Gained industry acclaim for interface design.

  • Contract Graphics/Multimedia Designer

    • Atlantic Technology
    • Jun 2003 - Aug 2003 (2 months)

    Worked with the Creative Director to develop print media, ad campaigns, packaging design, presentations and self directed creative projects. Outlined and developed plans for proposed next generation consumer and business web sites.

  • Contract Multimedia Designer

    • Intellinet Controls
    • Oct 2002 - Jun 2003 (8 months)

    From concept to implementation, I developed an innovative graphical user interface for the RS3000 under tight media restrictions. The RS3000 is a web-enabled, mulit-zone, multi-source, distributed audio and control system.

  • Multimedia Designer

    • The Bell Company
    • Jun 2002 - Sep 2002 (3 months)

    Responsible for all printed and digital graphics including solidifying the corporate identity, redesigning the company's website, developing interactive CD-ROM's, creating monthly presentations, and all trade show materials.

  • Teacher

    • Rochester Institute of Technology
    • Dec 2000 - Dec 2001 (1 year)

    Taught Graphic Design to undergraduate students, developed innovative teaching curriculum

  • Artist

    • Novo Arts, Inc.
    • May 1997 - Sep 1999 (2 years 4 months)

    During my summer vacations in college I I created large-scale sculptures and paintings (both abstract and traditional). I developed innovative mixed-media installations for corporate offices and galleries.

Education

  • Rochester Institute of Technology

    • MFA Computer Graphic Design
    • 1999 - 2001

    Drank lots of coffee Lived in the computer lab Learned interactive software applications

  • Liverpool Hope University

    • Fine Art
    • 1999 - 1999

    Studied abroad for 6 months in the Fine Arts and a Directed Study in Photography.

  • State University of New York College at Geneseo

    • Bachelor of Arts Studio Art
    • 1995 - 1999

Specialties

Affiliations

UXPA

Awards

HONORS: •Herbert and Gertude Chanler Endowed Scholarship in the Arts •Ronald W. Pretzer Merit Scholarship in Photography

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