I am a design practitioner with experience managing the design process for clients and teammates, as well as a leading the design efforts for strategy, information architecture, and research. I currently work at UPMC Health Plan as a Senior UX Designer where I lead a team working to improve several portals for members, brokers, providers, and employers.
With my background in consulting, I have designed strategies and interfaces for a variety of products including mobile, tablet, web, embedded and ambient displays. With a focus on human-centered design, I bring experience in information and interaction design, prototyping, design strategy, and design research methods to my projects.
My portfolio includes work with companies including enterprise clients (McDonald's, Precor, PharMerica, Robinson Fans, TrackAbout) and start-ups (Jazz, GroupShop, GradeNation, Lockhouse). Please contact me for any work samples.
UPMC Health Plan
Senior UX Designer
September 2016 - Present
UPMC Health Plan is the second-largest health insurer in western Pa., serving nearly half a million members and offering a full range of commercial group health insurance and government programs with a local provider network of over 100 hospitals and 11,500 physicians.
Senior UX Designer
June 2015 - Present
Jazz (formerly Resumator) is a start-up dedicated to helping companies blur the lines between recruiting and performance. It offers three platform options to suit a variety of hiring needs.
May 2013 - May 2015
Truefit is a leading innovation firm which helps entrepreneurial start-ups and enterprises of all sizes bring new technology product ideas to market.
May 2010 - May 2013
Gist (now Truefit) was an award-winning user experience design firm founded in 2002 by graduates of Carnegie Mellon School of Design alumni.
Carnegie Mellon University
Master of Design,
Communication Planning & Information Design
2008 - 2010
University of Virginia
Bachelor of Arts,
English Language and Literature
2004 - 2008