Resume

Over 13 Years of Design Experience

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Skills

Design Skills

Designer

I'm a multi-talented designer trained in fine art, digital art, UX design, and user research.

  • Fine Arts
  • Photo / Video Art Direction
  • Print Design
  • Display Ads
  • Identity Design
  • Design Systems
  • Web Accessibility
  • Responsive Design
  • User Research
  • User Interviews & Surveys
  • Prototyping
  • Collaborative Design / Design Studios
  • Design Thinking
  • A/B Testing
Developer Skills

Developer

Currently, I'm in the process of becoming the most well-rounded developer and experience designer.

  • Python, Java
  • HTML 5, CSS3, Sass, Javascript, Bootstrap
  • MS Access — database creation & maintenance
  • MS Project
  • OOP
  • Game Design
Manager Skills

Manager

With over 5 years of team building and management, I have the skills to foster camraderie, growth, and innovation.

  • Recruiting, Interviewing, and Training
  • Team Building — regular team meetings, outings, game nights, community service, celebrating birthdays & milestones
  • Performance Assessment
  • Team & Individual Goal Setting
  • Recognition of Excellence
  • Agile Environment
  • Retro / Post Mortem Facilitation
Soft Skills

Soft Skills

After years of mentoring, training, and intentional growth, I have acquired and continue to improve upon the following skills:

  • Compassion
  • Delegation
  • Radical Candor
  • Transparency
  • Passion for learning
  • Professionalism
  • Patience
  • Open-Minded
  • Humility
  • Organization
  • Forecasting

Work Experience

Wayfair

Sr. Product Design Manager
Apr 2012 - Apr 2018

Led UI/UX across a broad range of mid-funnel product features while building and managing teams of designers on the following products:

  • Wedding Registry
  • Sales & Promotions
  • Lifestyle Brands (AllModern, Joss & Main, Birch Lane, Perigold, Wayfair Business)
  • Login & Authentication
  • Acquisition/Retention Marketing

Driven to bring a creative vision that is strategic, innovative, user-centric, and data-driven. Art directed across multiple channels: email, display ads, photo and video shoots, and print collateral. Proven dedication to fostering design excellence through a strong culture of collaboration and learning.

Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino

Sr. Internet Marketing Specialist
Dec 2006 - Apr 2012

Sole designer responsible for a variety of digital design projects and marketing campaigns:

  • Web Design
  • Developing and Deploying Web Content & Features
  • Banner Ads
  • Marketing Email Campaigns
  • Social Media Campaigns
  • Monthly Event Spotlight & Enter-to-Win Campaigns

Freelance Design

Web & Graphic Designer
Jun 2005 - Present

Network with local artists, restaurants and businesses. Work with them to provide innovative solutions to their unique problems through a variety of channels including:

  • Print Collateral
  • Identity Design
  • Information Graphics
  • Web Design & Development

Sequel Communications LLC

Web & Graphic Designer
Jun 2005 - Dec 2006

Worked in a small creative team on a variety of print and digital design projects with a wide range of clients in corporate, educational, retail, hospitality, and non-profit sectors. Strong experience in UI/UX design, front-end dev, print production, and iconography.

Education

Community College of Rhode Island

2018 - Present
Computer Programming & Info Processing

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

2001 - 2005
BFA Graphic Design