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.
SISTINE SOLAR, New York, NY 2014-present
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.
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