Work Experience

EXPERIENCE DESIGNER
Ogilvy Experience, Denver
January 2021 - current

Building distinct visual design concepts for landing pages and web apps, ensuring experiences are aligned with brand vision and strategy.

Collaborates with delivery team, including front end developers, to implement web designs, following responsive and WCAG best practices

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PRODUCT DESIGNER
Ligature Creative Group
February 2019 - October 2020

My Colorado Journey
Collaborated with Creative Director on end-to-end product design of the My Colorado Journey platform, in partnership with the start-up, Pairin. I developed user flows and wireframes of the student onboarding and task completion flow. 

Working with client stakeholders and technology team, we developed a content structure for delivering standardized state content, combined HCD principles and SMART goal structure. I designed and conducted moderated user interviews for Colorado Secondary and Higher-education Counselors.

Following the initial product launch, I led the design and maintenance of the My Colorado Journey design system. Building on the Pairin parent brand, we built out an extensive component library focusing on accessibility.

PRODUCT DESIGNER
PromonTech
April 2018 - February 2019

Maintains Material Design for the app, Borrower Wallet
Creates pixel perfect, dev ready wireframes
Creates new app features with BAs and dev stack

VISUAL DESIGNER
PromonTech
Aug 2017 - April 2018 

As Visual Designer at Promontech, I was responsible for transforming wireframes, provided by the product team, into pixel-perfect mockups. I was responsible for bringing together the aesthetics and design systems of three, disparate web applications.

I delivered visual design of features across Promontech’s platform of three web applications supporting the digital mortgage process. The consumer-facing Borrower Wallet became a white-labeled SaaS offering–for each mortgage lender we rolled out to, I custom-designed their own instance of the Borrower Wallet, resulting in 10+ unique solutions enabled by a white-labeling service I helped create with our development team.

UI/UX DESIGNER
n.io
Feb 2017 - July 2017

Redesigned Digital Viticulture Platform software
Assisted with enterprise software UI in an Agile team

Designed user interface for Songbird, an application used to write and record guitar tabs

FREELANCE UI/UX DESIGNER
Webolutions; Client: Avsoft
Feb 2017

Developed visual design for e-commerce site, Avsoft.com
Created visual design for site using wireframes created by Webolutions Creative Director, Matthew Reiswig
Used UX Pin and InVision to mock web design

WEB DESIGN INTERN
Zenman
May 2016 - July 2016

Created digital prototypes for Mobile, Desktop, and Tablet
Used InVision to mock up web design prototypes
Everyday edits and designs for retainer and trade clients
Created web design prototype for trade client,
Birdcall

STUDIO ASSISTANT
Communication Design Program
September 2015 - May 2016

Processed student equipment check outs 
Maintained paper and ink inventory in studio spaces
Processed student print vouchers and print jobs
Created internal messaging for student body
Preparation of large format mural production files

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN
Duel Design Shop
February 2013 - February 2014

Managed social media accounts
Consulted with in-house clients for wedding suites
Consulted with online clients for identity design
Set up web store listings on Etsy and WiX

CODING FOR DESIGNERS
Aquent Gymnasium
December 2016

Increased working knowledge of coding to aid developer relationships

COMMUNICATION DESIGN, BFA
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Graduated December 2016

User Interface DesignDesign in Public Spaces
Design Research Methods, Identity + Systems Design,
Cinema as Visual Art, Narrative Design

TYPE ED BASICS
Type Ed sponsored by AIGA Denver
February 2015

Professional typography workshop taught by Michael Stinson

IBM DESIGN THINKING WORKSHOP
September 2016

Created a user-centered design solution using IBM design thinking methodologies led by Tim White

Applied Learning

CO-CHAIR + CONTENT STRATEGIST
Future Leaders of Design
AIGA CO Student Chapter

June 2016 - December 2016

Event coordination + calendar
Marketing, promotional design, new member recruitment
Social media strategy increased reach by 400%

FOOD ACCESS RESEARCH
Design Research Methods course
January 2015 - May 2015

Studied the lack of food access in Denver neighborhood, Villa Park, in the context of design research

ART MAJOR SHADOW DAY
Metropolitan State University of Denver
April 2016

Introduced MSU Denver's Communication Design program to Denver area high school students

TRANSFORM MURAL
Typographic Pragmatics
May 2015

Team concept chosen by MSU Denver and Auraria officials for public installation