CV

SUMMARY

 

Proven UX designer with strong, user-driven design principles, experienced in the

development of cross-platform digital solutions that bring together user needs and client priorities. 

Skilled in user research, persona development, user journeys, site maps, wireframes, and technical specs.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

SISTINE SOLAR, New York, NY                                                                                                                                                              2014-present

Creative Director

  • Oversee all creative decisions and design for MIT-based start-up working to increase adoption of solar energy by optimizing aesthetics, allowing it to integrate more fully into the urban landscape.

  • Design and produce all communications touchpoints, from web design through client presentations, print collateral, and all branding assets.

                           

ASSORTED CLIENTS (Salesforce, Pendar, e.g.), New York, NY                                                                                                      2014-present

User Experience Designer - Freelance

  • Provide contract and freelance user experience expertise for clients, creating cohesive user experiences for clients across digital interfaces and determining content strategy, site structure, page layout, and individual component behaviors.

  • Generate user-driven designs, calling upon tools including user journeys, user profiles, and direct user research to develop web solutions that connect customer needs and behaviors with site functionality.

 

GEOMETRY GLOBAL, New York, NY                                                                                                                                                                   2014

Director of User Experience

  • Worked closely with account, creative, and technology to design web and mobile experiences designed to increase discoverability of site content while pointing users to key areas of focus for the client. 

  • Generated comprehensive wireframes, workflows, and requirements analyses for web development, interfacing with designers and developers to ensure accurate implementation.

 

SOLOMOSAICO, Ravenna, Italy                                                                                                                                                              2011 – 2014

Editor, Web Designer

  • Directed content strategy and creation for international arts publication, identifying topics and authors, editing content, and coordinating translation, layout, and production.

  • Managed online presence for SoloMosaico, driving strategic web redesign and expanding content platform.

 

G2 GLOBAL, New York, NY                                                                                                                                                                       2009 – 2010

Associate Director of User Experience

  • Created cohesive user experiences for clients across digital interfaces, determining content strategy and underlying website structure, page layout, and individual component behaviors.

  • Worked closely with creative and technology teams to develop sites that took into account user needs, design possibilities, and technical constraints from the start – resulting in powerful, streamlined digital experiences that addressed both client and user needs.

 

FROG DESIGN, INC, New York, NY                                                                                                                                                              

Design Analyst (User Experience)                                                                                                                                                               2008 – 2009

  • Worked directly with client and internal project teams to develop web and mobile solutions that married client needs, consumer desires, and technical feasibility.­

  • Designed and moderated user testing to generate primary insights and refine digital and product designs, identifying necessary adjustments and/or conceptual directions.

 

Communications Associate                                                                                                                                                                        2006 – 2008

  • Served as founding editor of design mind magazine, recipient of the 2009 AIGA Annual Design Award, by curating all textual and visual content to balance design and business audiences.

  • Managed corporate brand messaging, drafting all case studies, press releases, and corporate communications.

 

EDUCATION

 

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 2006

Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Environmental Studies

ACCADEMIA DI BELLE ARTI DI RAVENNA, 2014

Master of Fine Arts in Experimental Mosaic