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Principal Experience Strategist

Slalom – May 2016 to Present
  • Led and mentored and served as a formal People Leader a group of designers to create impactful user-centered design experiences for multiple clients. Fostered a collaborative environment encouraging deep partnerships with cross-functional teams.
  • Spearheading new initiatives and capabilities, including Design Thinking workshops, Service Design, DesignOps, ResearchOps, and training materials designed to enable peers to develop new digital strategies and support product discovery.
  • Managed the end-to-end design process, from Customer Research to ideation through the final delivery of multiple products, ensuring adherence to design standards and quality.
  • Due to a strong focus on delivery excellence and frequently requested by clients for follow-up contracts by name in industries ranging from healthcare to finance and entertainment.

Experience Lead

KPMG – Mar 2014 to May 2015
  • Worked closely with client executives and product and engineering teams to develop robust product strategies, clickable prototypes, strategic problem-solving, and innovative art-of-the-possible concepts.
  • Created sketches, wireframes, high-fidelity comps, and prototypes to communicate design concepts effectively, conducted user research and incorporated feedback to improve the design.

Experience Designer

Cynergy – Mar 2013 to Mar 2014
  • Designed interfaces for web and mobile applications for various clients and collaborated in cross-functional teams to gather requirements to ensure project delivery under tight deadlines.
  • Delivered best-in-class experiences for clients and their customers, aligning business objectives and identifying new opportunities for large-scale enterprise solutions.

User Interface Designer

HELM 360 – Nov 2012 to Mar 2013
  • Supported the development of new products, services, and solutions for customers by connecting their objectives to the human experience.

User Experience Designer

Seamgen – Nov 2011 to Nov 2012
  • Designed and presented concepts to clients and stakeholders, working closely with engineering teams to implement designs and ensure the quality of the final product.
  • Worked with internal marketing and sales teams to expand the client portfolio, maintain client relationships, and redesign Seamgen’s visual branding and online presence.

Sr. Graphic Designer

Buzztime – Sep 2002 to Nov 2011
  • Working with a team of product managers, marketing directors, software developers, and other designers to create numerous B2B and B2C products and services. Responsibilities included graphic design, motion graphics, interaction, interface design, and game design.