Optimizely · Staff Product Designer
APR 2021 – PRESENT | REMOTE
Lead design processes for Optimizely Data Platform (formerly Zaius) product.
Collaborate with the Product Design team to give & receive feedback, improve design systems, and harmonize cross-product experience.
Evangelize design thinking through cross-team presentations; participate in and advocate for ERG groups (Mentally Forward, Out@Opti, Women of Opti, and Green Team).
Mentored two colleagues March–September, 2022.
Zaius · Senior Product Designer
MAR 2018 – APR 2021 | BOSTON, MA
Worked collaboratively with Product Management, Engineering, and other stakeholders to take projects through research & problem discovery, user experience design, interface & visual design, and usability testing.
Led the initiative to create and maintain a component library & style guidelines.
DZone · Lead UX/UI Designer
JUN 2015 – MAR 2018 | CARY, NC
Took business vision from concept through to research, design mockups, and often to front-end development for both website & software products.
Began as a Graphic Designer, working on the Marketing team to create marketing and ad collateral, lay out publication content, design infographics, and help establish & maintain the branding through a website redesign.
Boston Sings [BOSS] · Web, Graphics & Social Media
NOV 2016 – PRESENT (VOLUNTEER)
Coordinate social media & email marketing; create graphic & video content for social channels; manage website; produce print material (badges, certificates).
Helped redesign festival branding in 2017.
Freelance · Graphic Design
2014 – 2020
Worked with various clients to provide personal & product-specific branding; logos; illustrations; business infographics; graphics & content for web, email, and social media; graphics for print collateral; and packaging design.
UX · UI · Visual Design
Design Systems · Branding
Accessibility · HTML · CSS
Responsive Web Design
Collaboration · Concept
Sketching · Wireframing
User Research · Testing
Figma · Sketch · InVision
Illustrator · Photoshop
Docs · Sheets · Slides
Jira · GitHub · Wordpress
Music · Singing · Crafts
Baking · Walking · Yoga
Video Games · Anime
Puzzles · Board Games
Psychology · Language
NC State University · Bachelor of Graphic Design
Introduction to Web Accessibility · Certification