Columbus College of Art and Design | 2008
BFA Fine Art with minor in Graphic / Web Design
HTML / CSS
STREAMSETS | SR. PRODUCT DESIGNER | 2018-Present
I wear many hats at StreamSets, but more than anything I’ve been the Design Lead for a top-down redesign of the StreamSets Platform, including interaction flows, user interviews, user testing, wireframing, prototyping, and implementation. I’ve also been responsible for evangelizing the importance of design thinking company-wide and reinforcing the voice of the user as well as the internal field team and customer support engineers.
On top of many other things, I’ve also been working on establishing the first design system at StreamSets, including color palettes, fonts, a full set of custom icons (328 and counting), a full set of custom components, and a centralized styleguide.
NUNA HEALTH | UX DESIGNER | 2016-2018
UX Design Lead for multiple tools used in the process of transferring, error checking and viewing Medicaid data from 50 states and 7 US territories (74 million lives). Worked on developing new systems to show and improve data quality of the Medicaid files. Worked with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and users to gather requirements for improvements to this system.
Developed working prototypes in Axure for testing and to get buy-in from CMS and other stakeholders.
INDEPENDENT | PRODUCT DESIGNER | 2008-2016
Designing User Interface and User Experience solutions for web and mobile software based clients.
Specializing in working with Big Data, SaaS, CRMs, logistics applications, IDEs, charts, dashboards and all sorts of very complex user interactions, flows and visual designs.
CSC | SENIOR UX ARCHITECT | 2015-2016
Senior UX Architect leading the design of big data applications for clients included MasterCard, Pfizer, Zurich North America, The Government of Singapore and Intermountain Healthcare.
SPACE-TIME INSIGHT | UX / PRODUCT DESIGNER | 2014-2015
Took ownership of design for a complex web based application for a major international logistics company. Created new applications for planning, tracking and maintaining flights, trucks and freight worldwide.
X2ENGINE CRM | UX / UI DESIGNER | 2012-2013
Helped design an opensource CRM that grew to 33,000+ deployments in 160 countries.
I took on this project to learn from John Roberts, founding CEO of SugarCRM and CRM expert. This was a pet project of his, and I got to work closely with him in a really small, very talented team.
GOOGLE | UX DESIGNER | 2012-2012
Sole design owner for the Local Marketing team’s very first internal CRM. Worked on concepting, wireframing, icons, and UI elements. Google Fiber actually asked to use this product for themselves, and it’s still in use today.
I also contributed some visual styles for graphic elements to the official Google style guide.
CISCO SYSTEMS | UX / VISUAL DESIGNER | 2011-2012
The Cisco Prime Security Manager started out as an ancient looking desktop application. It was redesigned as a web based SaaS application with a contemporary look and feel.
The interactions for that project were so complex that a phone version was absolutely impossible. I created a version that easily translated to tablet, which they didn't believe was possible at the time.
I also redesigned the UI for the IronPort email security application. A remote designer had worked on that interface for two years and it was a total mess. I redesigned the interface in two weeks, to great reception.
RISESMART | UX DESIGNER | 2010-2011
Designed SaaS products from concept to implementation. Created wireframes and product architecture in conjunction with product managers.
Learned to work well with engineers to understand development limitations and always design with implementation in mind.
MARKETO | UX DESIGNER | 2010-2011
Designed icons, UI elements and page layout for the Marketo platform, a community
with 40,000+ users worldwide.
ADCHEMY | UX DESIGNER | 2009-2010
Designed User Interface for a Flex based SAAS application. Charged with a complete re-design of application interface including color scheme, module design and workflow with adherence to UX best practices. Developed transition sequences, Preloaders and animated elements using Adobe Flash, AS3 and Flash Catalyst. Created interactive prototypes for presentations to potential clients using Axure, Fireworks and Illustrator. Worked with engineering team to insure proper implementation of designs. Updated and maintained Style Guide for all interface components.