IBM - Design Team Lead Mar. 2018 - Present • Austin, TX
Leads small team of designers on IBM Spectrum Protect Plus in IBM Storage. Includes product strategy, project planning and management, mentoring researchers and designers, and rolling up my sleeves to get into production work too.
IBM - UX Designer and Researcher Jan. 2017 - Mar. 2018 • Austin, TX
Plan and execute user research with a collaborative team of developers, designers, and researchers on the IBM Systems Storage team. Work primarily focuses on IBM Spectrum Protect.
Freelance UX Research and Design Sep. 2015 - Dec. 2016 • Austin, TX
Plan, execute, and present user research, UX design, and user testing. Projects include web apps, native apps, and websites. Includes UX work for the Steno App.
nFusion Group - UX Architect Dec. 2015 - May 2016 • Austin, TX
Plan, execute, and present user research and UX design for agency clients. Work with developers, designers, and leadership to create and institute company’s culture of UX.
Mentegram - UX Research and Design Jul. - Aug. 2015 • Austin, TX
Directed user research and collaborated with a UX designer to increase app’s positive user engagement by 60 percent. KPIs were daily use, task completion, and ratio of smiles to grimaces during use.
Before UX, I worked in a coffee shop by day, academia by night.