// Experience

IFTTT // JAN 2015 - Present
Product Designer

  • Creating products that connect the apps you love

Instagram / Facebook // JUL 2014 - DEC 2014
Product Designer

  • Design and conception of Instagram's monetization products

Flite // JAN 2010 - FEB 2014
Principal UX Engineer

  • Product design and development of Flite’s core ad products, sites, and brand
  • Establishment of design patterns, processes, and assets used by the UX team across all Flite properties
  • Delivered production-ready HTML/CSS/JavaScript to be integrated by Flite engineers

Federated Media Publishing // JUN 2006 - DEC 2009
UX Engineer

  • Front-end design and implementation in HTML/CSS/Javascript/Flash for all FM platforms
  • Back-end development of FM’s software platforms, using the LAMP stack

Genentech // AUG 2004 - MAY 2006
Senior UX Analyst

  • Interface design and front-end development of enterprise software applications
  • Worked with IT groups to introduce user-centered design practices into the software development cycle

Johnson & Johnson // MAR 2002 - JUL 2004
Information Management Analyst

  • Project manager and business analyst on various enterprise software implementations
  • Accepted into J&J’s leadership development program; 3 rotations across 3 operating companies

NASA Ames Research Center // SPRING/SUMMER 2001
HCI Masters Project

  • Part of an interdisciplinary team that developed a trace data visualization tool for NASA’s Cognition Lab

mySimon.com (CNET Networks) // SUMMER 2000
Web Designer

  • Created and implemented pages in HTML for a site-wide redesign

// Education

Carnegie Mellon University

Master of Human-Computer Interaction
BFA in Industrial Design & Human-Computer Interaction (double major)

// Skills

Languages / Technologies

  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, XML, Linux, Apache
  • Extensive experience with app prototyping, ad technologies, responsive frameworks, cross-browser compatibility, Sass

HCI Usability Methodologies

  • Contextual Inquiry, Heuristic Evaluation, Cognitive Walkthrough, Think-Aloud Protocol, GOMS Modeling, Personas

Applications

  • Framer, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, Adobe After Effects