Let the data



be the interface.

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Skills

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AI

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InVision

XD

HTML5

CSS3

JQ

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Experience

UX & Graphic Designer

Clarity Partners Chicago, IL • May 2017 to Present
  • Design thoughtful, useful, and beautiful experiences and interfaces for web and mobile products
  • Brainstorm and ideate around visual communications and product features
  • Rapidly provide prototypes, iterations, and recommendations
  • Facilitate user research and tests; analyze findings; synthesize results in prototypes and designs
  • Manage client business processes and objectives alongside target audience needs and expectations
  • Participate in internal and external reviews to provide and accept thoughtful, constructive feedback
  • Believe in continual UX improvment
  • Project scope support
  • Strategic efficiency planning for design after a project begins
  • Mentor growing creative team
  • Lead all organizational creative projects, including rebranding efforts and sales team support
  • Inspire with empathy, zeal, and determination--nothing is impossible!

Director of Web Development

The Grossbauer Group Chesterton, IN • May 2014 to Present
  • Creative/development direction of all web-based solutions
  • See the bigger marketing picture and determine the role of web development
  • Facilitator of internal creative brainstorms
  • Collaborate with team members to plan IA, UI, and UX
  • Project management (i.e., identifying project scope, budget, and timelines)
  • Day-to-day management of 3 full-time employees
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients
  • Deliver solutions that meet/exceed client expectations
  • Serve as marketing partner to clients through a consultative approach
  • Manage RFP responses, proposals, and custom presentations
  • Guide optimization of team workflow

New Media Designer and Developer

Pivot Design Chicago, IL • September 2013 to May 2014
  • Front-end development
  • Utilized Drupal for custom client CMS development
  • Managed 3 special account clients individually, in addition to completing projects with those clients from design to development
  • Maintained client relationships

Web Development Intern

Ogilvy & Mather Chicago, IL • May 2013 to September 2013
  • Assisted web development team whenever necessary
  • Created a product feature showcase for an international brand
  • Learned absolutely as much as possible about ad life

Ad/Graphic Designer

The Times Media Company Chicago, IL • December 2011 to May 2013
  • Designed ads for daily newspaper
  • Adhered to unforgiving deadlines

Education

Columbia College Chicago

BA in Marketing CommunicationChicago, IL • September 2009 to May 2013
  • 2013 Columbia College Valedictorian
  • Summa Cum Laude from the Honors Program
  • Advertising focus
  • Minor in web development

Honors & Awards

Individual Honors

  • 2015 Typewolf Site of the Day
  • AAF Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society
  • 2013 Columbia College NSAC Team Presenter
  • 2010 Columbia College Strategic Media Plan Winner
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Team Awards