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.
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.
It's not just a pretty face.
Listen, learn, and iterate.
Love being able to build the visuals into a working prototype.
I can draw too, yo!
In a perpetual learning stage!
University of Arkansas / 2003 - 2006
General Assembly / Oct 18 - Dec 19 2015
The nitty gritty.
Unboxed Technology / 2011 - Present
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.
Aiga Richmond / 2012 - 2015
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.
Washington County Observer / 2010 - 2011
Atomicleads.com / 2008 - 2010
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.
“ You are awesome! When i look back at the products I’ve worked on over the past year I can definitively say that they are better because of your input. You have strong design instincts and always do fantastic research. I want to thank you for investing time and passion into making every product innovative (even if I do have to pull you back sometimes). Your determination is contagious and makes others on the team do their best work. ”
“ Thank you for challenging me. Thank you for forcing me to think and for making me think differently. Thank you for your patience in all of our whiteboard sessions. Thank you for never giving up on your great ideas. Thank you for shaping the way I approach problem solving and making me fiercely proud of what goes out this door. Thank you for challenging the status quo. Thank you for helping me become who I am. Thank you for being a friend, a tennis partner, and for genuinely making me want to come to this building each and every day. I truly appreciate you. ”
Make shit. Every day.