Always trying to remember to stop doubting and start doing.

Make cool shit.

Besides having the tennis bug, I love to hike, paddleboard and just relax in the river city.

about me

Professional designer with 10 years experience who believes that users should have the loudest voice in the room. Has developed web and app content, brand identities, sales collateral and promotional product artwork for clients in retail, high tech, professional services, and environmental industries. Embraces deadlines and constraints, while maintaining creativity and quality. Comfortable with Agile and Lean UX methodologies. Happiest in a collaborative environment, where many ideas are embraced and explored. Still likes to get her hands dirty creating her art, be it with paint, ink or her new (old) passion, a letterpress.

UI Visual design

It's not just a pretty face.

User Experience design

Listen, learn, and iterate.

Code like a "mofo"

Love being able to build the visuals into a working prototype.

Illustration

I can draw too, yo!

Specialties: Expert user of Adobe Creative Suite 2015, Sketch 3, Invision, User Experience, Agile/Lean. Soft skills include HTML & CSS, and Javascript.

illustrator is my co-pilot
i want to marry this tool!
a work in progress
iz the shiz!
thinkin' collaboratively!

In a perpetual learning stage!

Graphic design

University of Arkansas / 2003 - 2006


Front end web development

General Assembly / Oct 18 - Dec 19 2015



The nitty gritty.

Senior UI/UX Designer

Unboxed Technology / 2011 - Present

4 years

Owned every stage of the design process — from whiteboard concepts and paper prototypes, to making high fidelity visuals for client approval. Participated in user testing to transform findings into UI/UX changes. Collaborated with Product Managers and developers to create mobile solutions for major clients including Comcast, Samsung, Xerox and Time Warner Cable. Recently participated in a design sprint for a Sass product.

Programming Director

Aiga Richmond / 2012 - 2015

3 years

Worked closely with the board to prepare an annual programming schedule that reflects activities tailored to the needs of the design community and AIGA members. Created programming that connects, inspires, and educates, most notably pioneering RVA Design Week 2014.

Graphic/Layout Designer

Washington County Observer / 2010 - 2011

1 year

This position required standard knowledge of AP-style and newspaper layout configuration. Designed all marketing materials for WCO as well as any advertorial pieces for the paper. Also was the web master, configured all the web ads using html, css and javascript.

Web Designer

Atomicleads.com / 2008 - 2010

2 years

Created original designs and graphic solutions utilizing existing brand guidelines ie; LegalEinstein, AtomicLeads. developed web media; such as email/newsletter creatives, animated/nonanimated web banners, produced affiliated marketing materials and performed social media research for targeted content marketing.

portfolio

Make shit. Every day.

Contact me

Available through all the usual channels of 2016 communications.

The Fan, Richmond Virginia

via home of the Razorbacks

and the Who Dat Nation