JUNE 2011 – PRESENT
UX DESIGNER AT AMAZON
NOV 2013 – MAR 2016
Designed widgets used by Amazon.com site merchandisers and other retail teams to enhance the customer browse experience. Worked closely with UX designers and engineers to concept, research, iterate, prototype, QA and develop new widgets and widget features. Wrote best practice documentation and provided customer service to help close knowledge gaps in using widgets and to gather insight on ways to improve them.
DESIGNER AT JULEP
JAN 2013 – NOV 2013
Responsible for a variety of digital, print and packaging projects, while helping to push the Julep brand forward. Art directed and concepted monthly nail polish campaigns (assets included email, social, flyers, banners and responsive landing page). Worked closely with art directors, marketers and developers to make sure deliverables fulfill project goals and are executed with a high level of polish. Assisted with photostyling and image editing/post production needs.
DESIGNER AT MICROSOFT
OCT 2012 – DEC 2012
Worked with art director to iterate on and redline early game play screens for Forza video game. Researched cultural points of significance for various track locations.
DIGITAL DESIGNER AT STARBUCKS
AUG 2011 – AUG 2012
Audited all international sites to better align to the US Starbucks site for better visual and brand consistency. Created digital marketing assets (email, web and social banners) and style guides for the following campaigns: Starbucks Evenings, Frappuccino, Refreshers, Espresso Perfection, Little Big Show benefit concerts. Worked with senior designers and copywriters on any web production needs and site updates for better user experience.
DESIGN INTERN AT INCITE PARTNERS
JUNE 2009 – FEB 2010
Worked closely with senior designer on concepting and executing on various branding deliverables for Jeff Miller & Company, logo concept for Jiwa and packaging deliverables for Halfpops.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Graduated in June 2011
BFA Visual Communication Design
Creative Direction, Design Thinking, Branding, Typography, Photography, Photo & Video Editing, Email & Banner Design, Packaging, Publication, Print Design
Interaction Design, Design Research, Ideation, Wireframes, Prototyping, Mobile Design
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Powerpoint, Apple Keynote, Axure, Bohemian Sketch, Basic HTML/CSS
References are available upon request.