ONLINE EXPERIENCE
& INTERFACE DESIGNER

PATTERN LIBRARIES

WIREFRAMING

USER INTERFACE DESIGN

LAYOUT

STYLE GUIDES

INTERACTION DESIGN

ART DIRECTION

GRAPHIC DESIGN

BACKGROUND

2014-PRESENT

Translate business requirements into visually pleasing, easy-to-use online solutions at Jackson National Life.

2008-2014

Prototype interactions and interfaces at Spartan Internet. Design high-fidelity concepts, create style guides, and pattern libraries. Perform quality assurance.

2006-2008

Participate in talent acquisition and lead a tight-knit creative team at Spartan Internet. Train team members, provide art direction, and design high-fidelity concepts.

2005-2006

Design high-fidelity concepts and translate into HTML and CSS at Spartan Internet.

2002-2005

Attract, retain, and engage ongoing client needs as a freelancer. Manage timelines, contract negotiation, and billing processes.

CHARACTERISTICS

OBSERVANT

Attentive and perceptive, pays attention to nuances and takes note of patterns.

EMPATHETIC

Recognizes and shows understanding toward the present and future needs of others.

DEDICATED

Unreservedly committed to the role, responsibilities, and priorities entrusted.

RESPECTFUL

Intent listener, measured communicator, and courteous toward the needs of others.

COLLABORATIVE

Embraces the process of learning and sharing knowledge to realize a collective vision.

RELIABLE

Resolves commitments in a punctual manner.

IN THE GREATER DETROIT AREA

13+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

SELF-MOTIVATED

Firstborn of two siblings

Glasses wearer since first grade

Attended one semester of college

Sister is a redhead

Parents are musicians

Eloped to the Dominican Republic

PERSONIFICATION

ANIMAL RABBIT

Acutely aware, long ears, sensitive eyes, strong hind legs.

ATHLETE TENNIS PLAYER

Determined, resilient, graceful under pressure, focused, absorbed.

ENSEMBLE JAZZ TRIO

Rhythmic, collaborative, supportive, improvitive, varietal, orchestrated.

ROOM DEN

Purposeful, inviting, thoughtful, contemplative, reflective, pleasant.

SEASON AUTUMN

Crisp, reflective, revealing, transitional, preparatory, precursory.

SONG ONE NOTE SAMBA

Consequential, progressive, scalar, concise, brief.

EVENTUALLY EVERYTHING CONNECTS -

people, ideas, objects... the quality of the connections is the key to quality, per se...I don’t believe in this ‘gifted few’ concept, just in people doing things they are really interested in doing. They have a way of getting good at whatever it is.

CHARLES EAMES

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