I am a User Experience designer practiced in responsive product design, storytelling and strategy for ecommerce. Prior to transitioning to interaction design in 2013, I created communication and marketing strategies for Fortune 100 companies. I have 7+ years of experience in the design industry working for clients such as Microsoft, Visa, Frito-Lay, The North Face and Clorox.
I participated in Startup Weekend EDU San Francisco where my team and I won second place and audience favorite for TeachLab, an online hub where educators can create, collaborate and showcase work. I mentored a team of young people at Startup Weekend Oakland - Black Male Achievement, where we won audience favorite and third place for Connect The Dots, a social networking site for private school students of color.
Specialties & Skills:
Interaction design, UX, design-centered thinking / user-centered design, responsive web design, usability research, personas, interaction design, wireframing, user flows, Adobe InDesign, OmniGraffle, PC/Mac OS, cross-functional collaboration, information architecture, design thinking, hand sketching, card sorting, Balsamiq, e-commerce, paper prototyping, usability testing, product design
User Experience Design
In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.