I am a creative professional with over 18 years of hands-on experience in a broad range of industries and media. I help people realize their business goals with thoughtfully crafted design solutions.
My specialties include: • Creating scalable UI & UX for web and mobile devices • Information and interaction design problem solving • Creative direction • Setting up, maintaining and working within design systems/libraries • Applying branding guidelines consistently across different media • An understanding of technical considerations in different media and devices and preparing deliverables accordingly • Applying usability and accessibility standards • Adjusting and refining designs in response to user testing feedback • Authoring design specification documents • Communicating with developers throughout the product design process to determine feasibility and to make adjustments and refinements to designs • Identifying opportunities for product & design process improvements • Competitor analysis and design research • Deep knowledge of foundational concepts in visual design: color, type and photography • Proficiency in using tools like Sketch, XD, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator & more • An understanding of Agile methodology, design sprints, etc. and working within variations of these frameworks • Working with remote and mixed teams • Collaborating within various project management environments (JIRA, InVision, Basecamp, Trello, etc.) • Adapting to changing client needs, project requirements and schedules • An innate desire to organize, to pay serious attention to detail, and to be efficient