Senior Usability Engineer
Nov 2016 - Present (5 years 2 months)
Wireframing, style guide standards, component library, prototyping, and interaction design specifications for iconectiv’s B2B web applications.
Sr. User Experience Architect
Hearst Newspapers, Digital
New York, NY
May 2012 - Present (9 years 8 months)
Information Architecture and Content Strategy for Hearst’s free and subscription newspaper sites. Responsive design wireframes & annotations for the subscription sites (1280 desktop, 1024 & 768 table, and 480, & 320 mobile). Adaptive mobile (m.domain.com) and 1280 desktop and 1024 & 768 tablet responsive design for the ad-driven free sites.
Senior User Experience Designer
Aug 2011 - May 2012 (9 months)
User experience design for the T7 in-house SaaS product, PersonaModeler. Wireframe screen layouts and interactions for product enhancements and modifications based on stakeholder and beta customer feedback. Collaborated with copy writer/content manager on in-screen microcopy and help documentation. Created a Business Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) as proposal for product structure and evolution.
User Experience Designer / Information Architect
Aug 2010 - Aug 2011 (1 year)
Information architecture and User Experience design for Wyndham Hotel Group Information Technology
web and thin client applications. Worked closely with technology product owners and business SME to
gather requirements in a heavily Waterfall environment.
Gerson Lehrman Group
May 2009 - Sep 2010 (1 year 4 months)
Information Architecture and User Experience Design for GLG's customer facing web site and internal web applications. Specialized in search interfaces and search behavior. Also worked heavily with applications used by customer support teams. Executed planning and scoping at the product-owner level as well as created site design artifacts (wireframes, research plans, research findings) at the practitioner level. Worked closely with a development team using Agile Scrum methodology.
Senior Content Strategist
Razorfish (formerly Avenue A | Razorfish)
New York, NY
Sep 2006 - May 2009 (2 years 8 months)
Content Strategy work within the scope of User Experience design. Collaborate with Information Architects, Interaction Designers, and Creative team members on web site design, keeping with content requirements, specifications, and needs as considerations in the design process.
Work with clients stakeholders and team of information architects to determine appropriate content for a client web site. Content work includes brand messaging, tone & voice, content modules within IA and page flow, metadata, taxonomy & nomenclature for the consumer facing pages, taxonomy & node/leaf structure to inform CMS build, and user testing and research as required.
Product Administration Assistant
Jan 2004 - Jun 2006 (2 years 5 months)
Support to the product administration group within the Transaction Services line of business within US Bank. User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and documentation for the Elan eQuest and RAPD Merchant data warehouse in test and production environments. Compiled user feedback on the Beta-test of touch-screen ATM interfaces. Directly supported activities of the Sr. Vice President of Transaction Services.
Manuscripts Curatorial Assistant
Minnesota Historical Society
Jan 1997 - Jul 2003 (6 years 6 months)
Curatorial: acquisitions, appraisal, donor relations, collection manangement. Technical services: collection processing, cataloging, original MARC records, and XML, controlled vocabularies, user access points.