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Summary

8+ years of UX design with firsthand enterprise, international, project management, software development lifecycle and UX research experience and 5+ years working remotely.

Industries and Countries

Enterprise Software, Aviation, Non-profit, E-Commerce, Hospitality, Healthcare, Defense ∙ Client work in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Finland, Germany and USA

Skills

Programs: Photoshop ∙ Illustrator ∙ InDesign ∙ OmniGraffle ∙ Balsamiq ∙ Sketch ∙ Axure ∙ Sublime Text ∙ Coda ∙ SourceTree. CMS: WordPress ∙ eZPublish. Dev: CSS ∙ HTML ∙ JavaScript (jQuery ∙ AngularJS) ∙ Git ∙ Git-flow ∙ SVN ∙ Android Studio ∙ Grunt ∙ Jasmine ∙ Bower ∙ Adobe Target ∙ Google Analytics ∙ Google Maps Enterprise. Product Design: Information Architecture ∙ Interaction Design ∙ User Research ∙ User Personas. Management: Scrum ∙ Agile ∙ JIRA ∙ Budgets

Experience

ServiceNow — Houston, TX (Remote) — Present
User Experience Practitioner (Designer and Researcher), Solutions Consulting

Responsibilities: UX workshops ∙ User interviews ∙ User research ∙ User personas ∙ Information architecture ∙ UX design ∙ Prototyping ∙ User flows

SkyNet Satellite Communications — Houston, TX & Brisbane, QLD, AUS — 2 yr 3 mo
UI/UX Software Engineer (Lead Designer and Team Lead) – AUS and USA office

Responsibilities: People management ∙ Project management ∙ Design management ∙ Product management ∙ User interviews ∙ User research ∙ User Personas ∙ Information architecture ∙ UI design ∙ UX design ∙ Visual design ∙ Front end development ∙ Android development ∙ Style and UI guide

Major Projects

Mission-critical real time flight management enterprise web app used by 4 airlines in 3 countries.

Results: 300 helicopter and airplane flights and 5k total passengers everyday

Mission-critical real time trucking fleet management enterprise web app used by freight companies

Results: 50 semi trailer trucks carrying up to 80k lb (36k kg) each of freight everyday
ClubCorp USA — Dallas, TX — 1 yr 3 mo
Front End Developer

Responsibilities: UI design ∙ Web design ∙ Project management

Northwood Church — Keller, TX — 2 yr 9 mo
Web and Graphic Designer (Creative Lead)

Responsibilities: Web design ∙ Print design ∙ Environmental design.

Freelance — Remote — 10 yr
Web Developer and Digital Marketing Consultant

Responsibilities: Interaction design ∙ Branding ∙ SEO ∙ Web design ∙ UI design ∙ Digital marketing ∙ Style and UI guides ∙ User research ∙ User personas ∙ User testing ∙ Information architecture ∙ User experience design ∙ Front end development

Short-term Positions

Blinds.com — Houston, TX — 7 mo
UX Designer
Theatrics.com — Stafford, TX — 6 mo
UI/UX Developer and Designer (Lead UX Designer)

Responsibilities: User testing ∙ Information architecture ∙ Front end development ∙ Mobile site development ∙ Mobile design

Major Projects

A web app to provide a second screen experience for fans of the TV Show Psych on NBC Universal/USA Network for online series and game.

Results: 3270k visits over 2 months
Rockwell Collins — Richardson, TX — 1 mo
Contract Software Engineer (Lead UI Designer)

Education

The University of Texas at Austin, College of Communication

Bachelor of Science, Advertising, 2006

12 credits toward business minor

Activities

IxDA–member

$50,000 in college scholarships.

Proficient in Mandarin Chinese.

Lived in all of Texas' big cities: Ft. Worth, Dallas, Austin and Houston.