I am driven to create forward thinking, innovative user experiences that inspire customers and drive results for my clients. I believe in the power of data in marketing and understand that in the right hands it can make a positive difference in the world.
Through User Experience I am able to create immersive, functional experiences for each of my clients. I love to push clients to evolve each of their brands, as well as architect beautiful and smart digital experiences for consumers. I’ve been fortunate to work with a diverse range of clients over the years, including; Key Bank, White Castle, Long John Silver’s, NovoNordisk, Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson, Vertiv and CDW, just to name a few.
Throughout my career I have had the opportunity to direct and produce award-winning creative, as both a talented creative director and UX manager. I was the recipient of the Adobe Site of the Day award, twice, for my work with White Castle and Long John Silvers and I received the Manny Award for my work with Cephalon.
Education & Teaching
I earned a Masters degree in Visual Communications from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I am also an Ohio University graduate and received my Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Visual Communications.
In 2002, I went from student to teacher. I was a professor at the Robert Morris University in Chicago, teaching Media Arts and covering topics including web & interactive information. Again in 2007, I took on an Adjunct Professor role at the Columbus College of Art & Design, where I organizing and developing their Web Design 1 curriculum.
Team development and management, Design system creation and management, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Mobile web design, Mobile app design, Information architecture (IA), Usability, user interface design, web design, User experience design (UX), Creative direction, Art Direction