My background is in graphic design and interaction design. My experience includes designing user experiences for the web, mobile, tv, and some hardcore professional software. I'm a problem solver, with an eye for visual design and a love for user research.

Work Samples

  • AutoCAD Software Design

  • CPP Website

Work History

  • Principal Interaction Designer

    • Autodesk
    • May 2011 - Oct 2012 (1 year 5 months)

    While at Autodesk, I was a member of the AutoCAD UX team. I worked on bringing AutoCAD to the Mac platform, as well as projects for the PC and iPad. I worked closely with researchers, product managers, software developers, and QA engineers to design new features for upcoming releases of AutoCAD. I conducted multiple remote and in-person user research studies as well as usability sessions.

  • Senior Interaction Designer

    • Autodesk
    • Jun 2010 - May 2011 (11 months)
  • Interaction Designer

    • MetaDesign
    • Apr 2007 - May 2010 (3 years 1 month)

    At MetaDesign, I worked on projects for products and the web, on all phases of the design process. Responsibility spanned user research, concept development, information architecture, and visual design.

  • Interaction Design Intern

    • Smart Design
    • Jan 2007 - Apr 2007 (3 months)

    Worked on interface designs for consumer products.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    • BARFUTURA
    • Jun 2006 - Sep 2006 (3 months)

    Designed posters and pressbooks for films, new identities, and collaborated on web projects.

Education

  • Carnegie Mellon University

    • BFA Communication Design and Business Management
    • 2002 - 2006

    Completed courses in visual interface/interaction design, human factors, and environmental design in addition to graphic design coursework.

Specialties

Affiliations

IxDA

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