About

Hybrid / jack-of-all-trades, looking to apply a passion for user-centered product design and development

Experience

Runway App

New York, NY / 2016 — Present

Founder & Chief Tinkering Officer

A web-app that offers Designers and Developers "Living Styleguides as a Service." Runway App helps users create, deploy and maintain living styleguides via a web-based GUI

Pivotal Labs & Cloud Foundry

New York, NY / 2014 — 2017

Senior Product Designer

User-centered design, Balanced product teams, Agile software engineering.

Consulting teams big and small on lean and agile product principles. Worked to demystify design and increase its voice in an integrated product team, championing for small, iterative choices, thoughtful decisions over shiny deliverables, and front-end prototyping / living style guides.

Coaching clients on balanced team, a methodology that encourages team ownership of product decisions, multi-discipline collaboration, and a sharp focus on the continuous delivery of user-value.

Jet A Studio

Louisville, KY / 2013 — 2014

Interactive Designer

Lead designer, responsible for research, design, and development of client websites and native web applications. Front End Development utilizing HTML, SCSS, JavaScript, and PHP.

Freelance Designer & Developer

2008 — Present

All The Things

I want to help you design and build your website, application, or digital product.

Education

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY / 2008 — 2011

BA, Government & French

Summa cum laude; Early Graduate; Departmental and Highest College Honors

Competencies

Research

Generative & Exploratory (Personas, Empathy Mapping, Contextual Inquiry, Lean Canvas, User Journey Mapping), Usability Testing

Prototyping

Front-end, FramerJS, InVision, Axure, [ insert tool here ]

Web Development

HTML, Sass, Javascript (Vue, Angular, React), Rails, Wordpress

Visual Design

Visual Design: Sketch, Affinity Designer, Adobe Creative Suite, Cinema 4D

Programming

Python, Java, Golang, Bash, Ruby