Designer For Hire
I gain the best insight into desired solutions and while keeping business need and budget in mind to come up with a scalable, affordable outcome within scope.
I obsess about interactions that will delight customers and tend to geek out on details. I have no problem stepping outside of the box and out of my comfort zone to design in new ways.
I think across multiple channels and have a sharp eye for visual design. I can also create beautiful experiences while leveraging existing styles in new and creative ways.
I seek out analytics and data from user testing, focus groups, and other research to guide future decisions and iterate on current concepts to come up with the best solutions.
A little bit about me
I believe in the refining power of simplicity and elegance through the fusion of logic and creative inspiration. I embrace the "human factor" in design and create experiences that tell stories which are clean, simple to use, and easy to navigate. I lead projects, advocate for the user, improve experiences, and love working in a collaborative environment.
Adobe: Comp, Dreamweaver, Experience Design, Illustrator, and Photoshop, Axure, Baslsamiq, InVision
Card Sorting, Personas, I/A Mapping, User Flows, Usability Testing, User Research
Wireframing, Prototyping, Mockups, Sitemaps, Visual Design, Interaction Design
"...Through great leadership, there was always a clear direction and a solid understanding what was needed from me. She was a positive influence and I'm grateful for having had the opportunity to work with her."
View my projects on Adobe Behance
Experience Design Blog
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I’m so done with this election. I keep my opinions to myself, unless asked. I will listen to yours, I will still love you no matter who you do or don’t support. Want to vote red, blue, green, libertarian, independent or for Harambre!?!??! I could literally care less. Just get out there and vote and Read more about This election is gross[…]
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Not hiring someone based on weight is shallow at best and discriminatory at worst. But a lot of employers don’t want to take the risk of hiring someone who may have major health problems down the road or may not have the energy to, as is printed on most applications…..”fulfill the duties required without special Read more about It’s sad that I have to hide behind a computer to be taken seriously.[…]