2009 - 2012
ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN | Pasadena, CA
Graphic Design Major with emphasis in Interactive Design
B.F.A., Honors Graduate with Distinction
2006 - 2008
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE | Mission Viejo, CA
Graphic Design Major
Dec 2017 - Current
GUIDE CHANGE | Austin, TX
UX/UI Design Contractor
Design and research for the product development of a financial management application for protecting senior citizens against fraud & exploitation. Deliverables include research insights gathered from interviews and secondary research, wireframes, site map, and final UI for 20+ screens for an MVP prototype for submission to TechStars, Feb 2018.
Nov 2017 - Current
COMMUNITIES THAT BUILD COMMUNITIES | Austin, TX
Conducted research and interviews for an independent community outreach project focused on sustainable and affordable housing development. Insights will be provided as foundation material for a creative hackathon to be hosted at SXSW Create 2018.
10.2014 - 07.2017
REALPAGE | Richardson, TX
Senior UX/UI Designer
Design lead in product development for software applications developed for the housing industry. Major projects included acting as design lead of a global UI Library in support of 63+ products and applications.
08.2012 - 02.2015
FREELANCE DESIGN | Los Angeles, CA
Types of design work ranging from brand development and presentations to web, mobile, and print applications. Selected clients: Interactivism, VIDA & Co., Mocean, Communities In Schools, Artifact, Claire Sommers Buck, and Brass Lamp Book Bar.
03.2013 - 11.2013
RADLEY STUDIOS | Los Angeles, CA
Assisting with brand development and design for clients in network television and non-profit industries. Client work included projects for Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, CISCO, Real Medicine Foundation, and Charity Water.
09.2012 - 03.2013
TROIKA | Los Angeles, CA
Assisting with brand development and presentations for clients in the network television and film industries. Client work included projects for AMC, Food Network, CW, A&E, FX, PBS, Univision, GalaTV, and Participant Media.
11.2011 - 01.2012
KARTEN:DESIGN | Marina Del Rey, CA
Graphic Design Intern
Worked closely with the user research team to create infographics and design for research materials developed for current clients, most notably Kohler.
Professional Organizations & Volunteering
OpenIDEO | Austin Chapter
Operations Team, Community Assessment/Researcher
Action Design Network | Austin Chapter
Experimental Civics @ UT Girls Day, February 2018 | Petal Flower STEM workshop
UX Design Mentor, Introducing young girls to research methodologies