Core contributor to company's successful raise of $3MM, including $500K in pre-product stage from accredited angel investors, $2.5MM from institutional funds Innovated and implemented platform design key to Iteros securing multiple partnerships with OEMS Originated product designs that shifted company's business model and go-to-market strategy Created intuitive interface resulting in additional investment and partnership with Romeo Power Directed interface engineering on all product concepts and experience design for complex projects Responsible for translating CEO's technical vision and delivering user experience vision Developed information architecture which defined user model and interface structure for new enterprise software platform features Streamlined customer dashboard creation with categorization and eligibility model, reducing development time Introduced UI style guide which unified interface and user experience CleanSpark, Lead User Experience (UX) Designer.
07/2014 to 03/2016
Senior DesignerCorridor Communications
Lead of user interface design, key factor in acquisition offer from Edison International, holding company of Southern California Edison Redesigned the front-end of software platform and restructured code Strengthened software development by decoupling the front and back-end code; Oversaw platform migration from SCALA to AngularJS Delivered wireframes of end-user dashboards and remote energy management across web and mobile platforms, including both iOS and Android Increased sales leads by adapting internal tool to one-page lead generator for solar company partner Shortened sales cycle by automating business proposal development; produced presentation materials for business development team Established design standards; Collaborated with marketing team and designers to create initial branding guidelines for enterprise applications.
01/2013 to 06/2014
Lead creative designer
Rose Hills Memorial Park design and layout for Centennial Book;.
Consulted with client and marketing team; identified deliverables; prioritized project timeline;.
WhatCanWe.org, Head of Graphic Design.
01/2012 to 03/2016
Led the vision and managed the non-profit's first and second print publications, Tails From L.I.F.E.
and the Kitchen Rescues Cookbook.
Crafted layout and overall design; coordinated user story submissions and content creation.
Managed remote designers, artists, and copywriters; recruited and mentored fellow student artists for story illustration and publication.
Bachelor of Science: Cognitive Science Human Computer InteractionUniversity of California － San Diego, CACognitive Science Human Computer Interaction
Bachelor of Arts: Arts and MusicUniversity of California － San Diego, CAArts and Music
Awards, honors, and certifications
Human & Environmental Factors, San Diego Gas and Electric,
Energy Education & Training, Certificate of CompletionSixth College University of California － San DiegoTop Final Presentation in class
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, SMC 2008-2009
Academic Decathlon Medals, 2007
I take pride in clean, elegant design, and value a unified brand appearance across all aspects of a product. From microgrid operation control centers to mobile applications, I thrive on using thoughtful approaches, innovative technology and creative collaboration to craft intuitive user experiences - no matter how complex the platform. My proven track record with enterprise software applications stems from conducting proper user research to pinpoint user needs.
Interface Design, Interaction Design, Product Design, Project Management, Visually Articulating Big Visions and Raw Concepts, Information Architecture, Rapid Prototyping, Interactive Prototypes, User-Centered Design, Agile Methodology, Agile Development, Usability Testing, User Research, Contextual Inquiry, Database Architecture, Data Visualization, Enterprise Software Applications
Pen & Paper, Whiteboard, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, and AfterEffects; Finalcut Pro, Invision, Flinto, Zeppelin, Axure, Visual Studio Code, Git, Subversion, Jira, Trello
Bachelor of Science : Cognitive Science Human Computer Interaction Bachelor of Arts : Arts and Music Awards, honors, and certifications
Human & Environmental Factors, San Diego Gas and Electric, Energy Education & Training, Certificate of Completion
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