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Director of User Experience

Abbott Nutrition

2019 – Present (Columbus, Ohio)
As the Director of User Experience at Abbott Nutrition, I am building a UX practice that is supporting all of Abbott’s brands, including; Similac, Ensure, Pedialyte, ZonePerfect and many more. One of my biggest goals is to provide a full spectrum of UX capabilities that advocate for the user from beginning to end. As a manager, I take pride in putting my team first and empowering them to do their best, while also feeling fulfilled and excited about what they are doing.
Abbott: https://abbott.com/

UX Solution Director

Fusion Alliance

2018 – 2019 (Columbus, Ohio)
Solution Director, UX/Design – Responsible for managing the Columbus based digital team, as well as working with clients to create informed digital strategies that drive innovative user experiences.
Fusion Alliance: http://www.fusionalliance.com/

VP, Director of User Experience and Design

Fahlgren Mortine

2013 – 2018 (Columbus, Ohio)
VP, Director of User Experience and Design – Responsible for building and driving the digital studio, including all UX, interactive design and concepting that is produced for our clients and partners.
Fahlgren Mortine: https://fahlgrenmortine.com/

Mobile Practice Creative Lead

Resource Interactive

20092013 (Columbus, Ohio)
Associate Creative Director and creative lead for the Mobile Practice at Resource. Responsible for building and driving the mobile practice within Resource and defining a path for educating the company as a whole in the craft of mobile experience design.
Resource: http://www.resource.com

Associate Creative Director / Interactive

Northlich

20072009 (Cincinnati, Oh)
Responsible for team management, new business strategies, brand strategies information architecture, usability and interface design surrounding our interactive media projects.
Northlich: http://www.northlich.com

Adjunct Professor

Columbus College of Art and Design

2007 (Columbus, Ohio)
Organized and developed curriculum for Web Design 1, covering web and interactive design theories, processes and strategies.
CCAD: http://www.ccad.edu

Associate Creative Director

Blue Diesel

20052007 (Columbus, Ohio)
Project and design team management, Information Architecture, Usability Studies, Search Engine Optimization
Blue Diesel: http://www.bluediesel.com

Interactive Art Director

CDW

20032005 (Chicago, Il)
Art direction, team management, site architecture and user interface development for Fortune 500 Company. Developed and conducted usability studies during web site redesign. Created information architecture models including wire frames and flowcharts for all aspects sites. Designed user interface concepts and developed online demos for testing.
CDW: http://www.cdw.com

Adjunct Professor

Robert Morris College

2002 (Chicago, IL)
Organized and developed curriculum for Web Design 1, covering web and interactive design theories, processes and strategies.
CCAD: http://www.ccad.edu

Interactive Design Consultant

VSA Partners

20002003 (Chicago, Il)
Worked with internal design team to create and produce multiple visual interface design solutions for Harley Davidson and the United States Gypsum Corporation web site.
VSA Partners: https://www.vsapartners.com/

Interactive Designer

Electronic Vision

19961999 (Athens, Oh)
Senior Designer – Designed, processed, and programmed multimedia elements used in educational and promotional CD ROM, kiosk, video CD and web page design. Projects include: Multimedia presentations for NCR, Promotional video-CD for LCI International, and Ohio University’s “How to Make Your Movie, An Interactive Film School.”