january 2016 - now
Design Lead / Popular Pays
A combination of brand strategist, product manager, interaction designer, interface designer, business consultant and conceptual technologist. Help direct challenging, high impact projects, and influenced the direction of our digital products. Collaborate across teams, guiding the direct work of others.
jUNE 2014 - JANUARY 2016
Lead Interactive Product Designer/Magic + Might
Lead design on various digital products ranging from mobile applications, desktop experiences and automobile interfaces. Co-lead on a complete automobile UI overhaul for future Lincoln vehicles. Also played a key role in strategy, planning, and working directly with clients.
MARCH 2013 - MAY 2014
Associate Creative Director / VSA Partners, Inc.
Digital design lead for the First Data Corporation, while successfully managing senior and junior designers. Responsible for the responsive redesign of firstdata.com, and implementing a pattern library into First Data’s online properties. Worked closely with cross disciplinary teams to execute successful creative strategies. Represented and communicated creative work and capabilities to clients.
December 2010 – March 2013
Senior Interactive Designer / VSA Partners, Inc.
JUNE 2008 – DECEMBER 2010
Interactive Designer / VSA Partners, Inc.
SEPTEMBER 2006 – JUNE 2008
Designer / Grady Campbell Inc.
2000-2004
Northern Michigan University – School of Art & Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Electronic Imaging
Sketch, Adobe CC, Figma, InVision, Balsamiq, Zeplin, Marvel App
Expert level
HTML, CSS, GitHub, Coda, Trello
Good working knowledge
MacOS, iOS, Android, Windows
Very good (geek level) working knowledge