BA in Graphic Design, Salisbury University, May 2003
UI Designer/UX Engineer, September 2012 - Present
42six Solutions, a CSC Company
- Worked closely with product owners and developers to design and develop a completely new version of a popular web and companion mobile app used in the intelligence and law enforcement communities with a focus on user experience and clean functional design.
- Worked quickly and efficiently to deliver wireframes and mockups based on the vision of product owners. Collaborated closely with developers and other designers in an agile environment.
- Produced custom presentation templates and marketing collateral.
- Earned Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance.
Web and Print Designer, Fall 2004 - August 2012
Harrison Group Hotels, ocmdhotels.com
- Designed & developed 10 hotel websites and helped increase traffic on ocmdhotels.com by over 100%.
- Designed front-end and user experience of a new reservation system in 2011 that helped grow online reservations by 20% over 2010.
- Created & designed mobile friendly email campaigns with landing pages, and tracked success of each campaign.
- Increased conversion rates using analytics, A/B testing, user testing and surveys.
- Designed promotional materials such as brochures, menus, flyers and logos for hotels & restaurants.
Freelance Web Designer, June 2011 - August 2012
The Dogtel Hotel, dogtel-hotel.com
- Two month assignment to design and develop new responsive website with an emphasis on converting visitors to reservations.
Park Place Jewelers, Ocean City, Md
- Designed cross browser, responsive HTML emails.
Malibu’s Surf Shop, Ocean City Md
- Three month assignment to design a new front-end and user experience which helped bring a clear and consistent voice to the website.
Design Intern, Winter 2001 - Fall 2003
CJZ Design & Photography, Salisbury, Md
- Worked with clients to create practical and functional designs for logos, billboards, brochures and large format graphics.
- Restored old photos, developed color photographs from film & large format printing.
- CSS (SASS)
Also experienced with CMS and other web software including:
ExpressionEngine, WordPress, Perch, Google Analytics, Woopra, MailChimp, Campaign Monitor, IcoMoon