I'm a Web Designer, UI Designer and UX Engineer. For the past year or so I've worked on projects that are sensitive in nature but I would be happy to share samples upon request.

  • Education

    BA in Graphic Design, Salisbury University, May 2003

  • Experience

  • 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.
    • Designed user interfaces and converted designs into fully compliant HTML, CSS and JavaScript files. Embraced best practices of CSS and Sass to create modular and reusable code whenever appropriate. Designed and produced custom icons and icon fonts.
    • 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.

Skills

  • HTML
  • CSS (SASS)
  • Javascript (jQuery)
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Quark
  • SVN
  • GIT

Also experienced with CMS and other web software including:

ExpressionEngine, WordPress, Perch, Google Analytics, Woopra, MailChimp, Campaign Monitor, IcoMoon