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Product Designer at Casetext
As a founding member of the design team, I am a full-stack designer who works on everything from branding to product. Most of my work is on the visual and UX design of new product features and conducting/analyzing user testing.

San Francisco, CA
August 2016 — Present

 

UX Designer at EdSurge
I worked with the Summits team to redesign their website. I worked with stakeholders across EdSurge to conduct needfinding, created new information architecture schema and content strategy, and designed sketches, flow diagrams, wireframes, and mockups.

San Francisco, CA
June 2016 — August 2016

 

Senior Designer at Whil
I designed and refined the user onboarding, homepage, content discovery experience, product pricing flow, and engagement features. I facilitated a collaborative, data-driven, and user experience-focused process between teams. I was also a member of the Culture Team where I helped to organize team bonding events, decorate the office, and establish workspace guidelines. 

San Francisco, CA
August 2015 — February 2016

 

Design Intern at NoWait
I designed user flows and interfaces for new features, presentations and print materials for marketing and sales, and created style guides for the guest iOS and Android apps.

Pittsburgh, PA
August — December 2014

 

Chief Creative Officer at BetaMatch
I created all of the branding, user experience and visual designs, helped code the front-end, and conducted user feedback sessions.

San Antonio, TX
March — October 2013

 

Graduate Assistant at Syracuse University
I was a teaching assistant for Information Technology, Design, and Startups classes. I also ran independent mentoring sessions during which I helped students refine their product ideas and complete business canvases.

Syracuse, NY
August 2012 — May 2013

 

Chief Executive Officer at YouShouldDate.Me
I created the product concept, assembled a team, created all of the marketing, branding, user experience, and visual designs, coded all of the front-end, and raised angel investment.

Syracuse, NY
April 2012 — February 2013

 

Design Intern at Rounded Co.
I created branding, style tiles, wireframes, and mockups for a client.

Syracuse, NY
November — December 2012

 

Research and Development Intern at EdLab: Teachers College, Columbia University
I led a team in the creation of an education entrepreneurship event and developing online courses, created branding and product concepts, and developed marketing and outreach strategies.

New York, NY
May — August 2011

 

Teaching Intern at High School for Leadership and Public Service
I co-taught Participation in Government classes and was an assistant teacher for A.P. U.S. History and Government classes. I rewrote class objectives and curriculum and created the curriculum and lesson plans for a career disovery class.

New York, NY
January — May 2011

 

Congressional Intern
I wrote memos and policy recommendations, participated in Congressional staff meetings and briefings, conducted policy research, wrote and sorted constituent mail, answered phone calls, and lead Capitol tours.

Washington, DC
May — August 2010

Carnegie Mellon University
Master's in Educational Technology and Applied Learning Science (2014-2015)
 

Syracuse University
Master of Science in Information Management (2012-)
Bachelor of Arts in Policy Studies (2009-2012)

Adobe XD & Sketch
HTML/CSS/JavaScript
Illustrator & Photoshop
Invision, Marvel, & Flinto
User Testing
Design Research
Design Facilitation

Achievements

#140Cuse Conference Panelist — 2012


CollegeScholarships.Org Top 20 College Blogger — 2012
 

Syracuse University Chancellor's Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship: First-Year Leadership — 2010