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About

I am a thoughtful User Experience / User Interface designer and developer currently living in Charlotte, NC. I'm passionate about delivering beautiful, intuitive and functional solutions. In addition, I enjoy branding social events, traveling abroad, staying active and keeping things simple.

Skills

Research
  • Stakeholder interviews
  • Questionnaires
  • Card sorting
  • Usability tests
  • Tree tests
Experience Design
  • Sketching
  • Whiteboarding
  • Task and user flows
  • Wireframes and blockframes
  • Information architecture
  • Job stories
  • User testing
  • Prototypes
Tools
  • Optimal Workshop | user research
  • Invision | wireframes, blockframes, prototypes, user testing
  • Sketch | site maps, wireframes
  • Paper | sketching & ideating
  • Photoshop | brand design
Development
  • Front end | html, css, scss, ada compliance, jquery, angular js
  • Back end | php, mysql and c#
  • Apps | Ionic, Phonegap

I Have

  • a passion for experience design, with focus on building functional and usable products
  • high self-motivation in working individually and closely with other teams
  • great communication and collaboration skills
  • conducted user research through stakeholder interviews with internal teams across industries
  • sketching, prototyping, storytelling skills
  • conducted stakeholder interviews, usability tests
  • experience creating site audits, task flows, sitemaps, use cases and scenarios
  • performed user testing, A/B testing and set up UX metrics such as KPI's
  • experience solving key design problems through ideation
  • a strong eye for clean, pixel perfect design and a relentless attention to detail
  • a strong sense of anticipatory design theory and typography
  • experience in entrepreneurship and building a start-up
  • experience in agile environments
  • experience in responsive web design and cross-platform compatible coding techniques
  • a very positive attitude with an empathetic and holistic view

I Love

  • solving problems
  • keeping things simple
  • eating healthy
  • working out
  • international travel
  • crime drama series

Experiences

  • User Experience / User Interface Design Consultant
  • Freelance
  • May 2002 - present

  • User Interface Development Consultant
  • Financial Services Industry
  • October 2005 - 2016

  • Startup Co-Founder
  • The Makeup Team
  • March 2014 - present

  • Startup Co-Founder
  • House of UCE
  • January 2007 - present

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree - Computer Science/Mathematics
  • Winston-Salem State University
  • Cum Laude | 2000