I’m a designer and developer in Saint Petersburg, FL.
Design Manager (2019 - Present)
Director of UX / UI (2016 - 2019)
Leading design at Star2Star Communications. I work one on one with company stakeholders, and communicate with remote and onsite teams to manage the design direction of projects. I maintain, and develop the design patterns and libraries used by the company's engineering and design teams.
Sr. Product Designer (2015 - 2016)
Design research, design strategy, design language, interaction design and visual design for Star2Star Communications, a cloud based unified communication company that is building a platform to integrate communication within any hardware and software solution.
My process involves interviews with partners and sales engineers who have direct contact with our users, distillation of foundational research into user profiles, collaboration on branding and ‘look and feel,’ heavy sketching, wire-framing and prototyping, spec writing, visual design, and collaboration with developers on the little details that matter.
UX / UI Designer (2014 - 2015)
Interaction Design: Created concept models, process flows, sketches, wireframes, prototypes, and detailed specifications for mobile, and desktop cloud-based communication applications.
User Research: Conducted stakeholder interviews and both remote and in-person user interviews and usability tests. Created click-throughs and prototypes for mobile, and desktop for use during tests. Analyzed and compiled findings to inform our UX strategy.
Clear Idea Technology, Inc.
UI Designer (2012 - 2014)
UI design for web, desktop, iOS and Android applications. Managed remote teams of developers who implemented designs, and developed a QA program to ensure reliable deployments.
Sarasota HuB Fund
Designer (2012 - 2013)
Creative driving force behind the design and implementation of the startups that received funding. Worked one on one with the entrepreneurs to plan the design, branding and marketing of their products.