User experience designer for two years, Visual Designer for eight years.
Strong teacher and trainer, while always learning.
Skills & Tools
UI/UX | Sketching, user interviews, user research, user stories, personas, journey maps, storyboarding, user flows, competitive analysis, wireframes, rapid prototyping, analytical analysis, interaction design, UI components, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, Sketch, Figma, InVision, Adobe XD.
Visual Design | Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, print assets, web assets, animation, branding, style guides, surface design for physical products.
Product Designer for Galaxy | bulk file storage and organization [5/19 - 6/19]
- In-depth user experience research, surveys, user interviews, user testing.
- Competitive analysis gameplan to enter the market alongside big players like Google Drive.
- Full UI/UX design for a minimum viable product.
- Clickable prototype + assets to hand off to programmers.
Graphic + Web Designer for Flakey Bakery [2/2019]
- Created Logo, labels, and signage for Flakey Bakery.
- Designed & coded website using bootstrap and custom CSS + HTML customizations.
Graphic Designer for Edelman Digital [11/2018]
- Laid out Marketing PDF under supervision from Senior Designer.
- Created social media images with given assets.
Graphic Designer for West Coast Novelty [2/16-10/18]
- Catalog creation for marketing purposes
- Clothing and pattern design for a store like Target & Walmart
- Surface design for products like pint glasses
UI/UX Teaching Assistant for UCB boot camp [7/19 - current]
- Graded over 100 case studies providing insights on where improve their product’s narrative concisely.
- Worked with 21 students in the ideation of applications, research, and prototypes.
- Provided moral support, a much-needed aspect within the intense workload of a boot camp environment.
Graphic Designer for elizabethW [6/19 - current]
- Produced a new catalog, photographed product and edited photos for ideal print.
- Created email blasts through Emma email, bringing in new clients and business.
- Cleaned up and organized old product photos for websites, giving cleaner feel across the brand.
- Created a variety of graphics for web, labels, marketing postcards, and trade shows.
Graphic Designer & Photo Editor for Granite Media [7/18 - 5/19]
- Created a new logo for Stadium Talk that fits into the branding themes of Granite Media.
- Edited 50+ photos to create Stadium Talk landing page look & feel.
- Sourced and edited thousands of stock photos to visually shape each story and keep the readers engaged.
- Collaborated with programmers on website features and design.
Graphic Designer & Photo Editor for Minted [11/14 - 6/18]
- Designed tens of thousands of luxury products for print.
- Trained designers in best practices for design and photo editing.
- Lead photo edit team for 1 year through two Q4 periods providing hundreds of photos edits.
SFSU Bachelors of Fine Arts | Conceptual Information Arts [2005 - 2012]
UI/UX Boot Camp Bloc.io Academy | web and mobile design [2018 - 2019]
Berkeley City College | Game Design, Story Boarding & Script Writing, UI/UX [2017 - 2018]