Resume

Education

Masters, Interactive Telecommunications  New York University
Graduated May 2016

I combined user experience, game design, and web development to explore new ways of connecting people to content in novel ways. My thesis explored the idea of connecting teenage visitors to artifacts in a museum exhibit through play through a mobile augmented-reality roleplaying game (RPG). 
 

Bachelors of Science, Computer Science  University of Illinois: Urbana-Champaign
Degree Specialization: Human-Computer Interaction  |  Minor: Business
Graduated May 2011

Professional Experience 

Masters Product Design Intern, CBS Sports  CBS Interactive
May - Jul 2015

I functioned as a visual designer and front end prototyper looking at the design challenges of displaying sports content on different platforms including web (desktop and mobile), native mobile, and Apple Watch

UX Designer  Allscripts

Associate Designer, Mar 2012 - Nov 2013
UX Designer, Dec 2013 - Aug 2014

I was an interaction designer and user researcher on the centralized UX team, where I worked on several mobile products and provided ad hoc design consulting to different teams across the company. 

Engineering Program Manager, webOS  HP
Jun 2011 - Feb 2012

Looking at more internal UX initiatives, I created and managed internal tools to track the UX team's resource allocations and documentation. I also supported projects around redesigning the look and feel of webOS by the webOS visual design team, tracking deliverables and setting up design reviews. 

More of my professional history can be found on LinkedIn.

Skills

Development

Web: HTML/CSS/JavaScript
Native: Object oriented programming (Java, C++)
Mobile: Swift (basics), PhoneGap

Game Development: Unity (basics, Kinect) 

Design

Design Tools: Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
Research Methods: Ethnography, usability studies
Prototyping: InVision

Talks and Workshops

IxD 2013 - Healthcare on the Go
ITP Unconference 2016 - Intro to UX: Mobile 
Grace Hopper Academy (May 2016) - Intro to UX

Public Demonstrations

ITP Winter Show 2014 - Stitching Stories
ITP Spring Show 2015 - RED
ITP Spring Show 2016 - MetQuest, MetMusic
Met Digital Open House - MetMusic