Interaction Designer (Present)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles | Product Design Office
Working as a seasoned UX/UI Designer for the design and development of the in-vehicle experience. Utilizing research, interaction and visual design skills to create solid prototypes and developer-ready wireframes. Automotive requires problem-solving skills and independent self-direction which I’m contributing in order to create innovative products. Soft skills allow me to work well with the product teams and key stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into exceptional designs.
User Experience Architect (2018-2019)
Develop documentation for digital experiences including overall user experience, functional specifications, navigational structure, architecture map, schematics, user scenarios and task models. Strategically integrate graphical, editorial and functional elements into a user interface, addresses usability issues and tests prototypes. Collaborate with designers and writers in creating concepts and ideation.
Human Interface Designer (2017-2018)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles | Connected Services
Working closely with Engineers, Architects, and Product Owners to understand and create use cases and user stories. Gaining qualitative and quantitative user research through surveys, tree sorting, and user testing. Using this information to create wireframes, and prototypes of mobile app and head unit experience while keeping in mind integration with the vehicle.
User Experience Designer (2017)
Plymouth Rock Energy
Working within an Agile environment, collaborating with software developers, architects, and project managers in order to design, build and implement successful user experiences in a software application.
Visual Designer (2016)
Successfully concepting, executing and delivering quick turn-around in-market digital advertisements with the GM Online Advertising team.
Web Designer (2013-2016)
Experience with conception, art direction and production of the agency’s various accounts working within both digital and traditional mediums including mobile, responsive websites. Also managed branding and technical projects with a concentration on identity standards and brand guidelines.
Graphic/Web Designer (2011-2013)
Worked with senior staff to create the brand’s overall experience as well as overseeing its execution in print, web and display. Worked closely with CTO and Director of Operations to redesign the complex website experience.
Master’s of Science: Information Architecture / User Experience
Kent State University, 2018
Front End Development
Macomb Community College, 2011
Bachelor’s in Graphic Design
Wayne State University, 2009