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Product Designer

UX Designer | Problem Solver | Goal Driven

Dedicated Digital Product Designer highly regarded for creating a best user experience and finished product that
exceeds all expectations. Strong programmer instrumental in increasing traffic by teaming with internal groups to
create clear and compelling graphics. Continuously seeks new ways to optimize information delivery and results.
Recognized as a team player with strengths in UX strategy/design, project management, and problem solving.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to successfully manage projects for key organizations.

Selected Highlights Include:

• Excellent academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Polytechnic
Institute and State University and User Experience Design Immersive from General
Assembly.


• Participated in 2 StartUp Weekends, 54 hours in a hackathon environment to design and
designed a minimum viable product that placed 1st and 2nd in the competitions, including
creating rapid prototyping, wireframing, user flows, usability testing, market research and
competitive analysis to effectively present to a group of a venture capitalist.


• Redesigned the website of prominent DC award-winning event Management Company,
improving user experience and creating a more appealing design for their target audience,
as well as leveraging marketing skills to enhance their digital presence.


• Redesigned top navigation functionality along with other internal projects for international
sports clothier Under Armour, recognized by the client for excellence in delivery, strong
customer service.


• Conducted research and competitive analysis to create a product strategy, wireframes and
prototype the solution.

Key Skills

• User Experience Design
• Team Leadership
• Client Relations
• Project Management
• User Interaction
• Marketing
• Creative Development

• Responsive Web Design
• Training
• Usability Testing
• Interaction Design
• User Interface Design
• Wireframes
• Entrepreneurship
• Product Design

Professional Experience

Capital One |McLean, VA | 2016 - Present
UX/Product Designer

• Responsible for developing ideas and concepts, visualizing app and website’s UI
specifications, wireframes and prototypes.
• Vibrant communicator with excellent conceptual, design and presentation skills with the
expertise to create outstanding creative campaigns designed to elevate the brands.
• High level of adaptability and flexibility gained through working in highly charged, fast paced
environments.
• Work collaboratively with a product manager and in-house research team to understand user
needs and business goals, creating new concepts that meet the needs of both users and the
business.
• Independently create interaction designs for multiple projects each at different stages of
design. Projects range from conception a new e-commerce site, designing the interface for a
mobile point-of-sale system, developing the UI for an internal web-based application.

Pozteck Solutions | Washington D.C. | 2014 - Present
UX/UI Designer (Freelance)

• Work directly with clients to provide UX work on a case-by-case basis, managing projects from
inception, requirements gathering, planning, budgeting, and development to ensure on time
completion that exceeds all expectations.
• Provide a key client Management Haven with usability recommendations, hosted the design
studio, and develop a mobile app.
• Develop wireframing for a mobile responsive e-commerce website Classy Benefits.
• Create wireframing/building a mobile responsive website for XBMGRecords.
• Completed wireframes and delivered high fidelity prototypes for SOYL mobile app.

Under Armour | Baltimore, Maryland | 2016
UX Designer

• Designed top navigation functionality along with other internal projects for an international
sports clothier, recognize by the client for excellence in delivery, strong customer service, and
high-quality product delivery.
• Provided recommendations and web support for migrating websites into new content
management systems.
• Updated and optimized websites for effective marketing and cross-browsers visibility.
• Communicated new ideas to the client through means such as wireframes, storyboards,
conceptual diagrams or low & hi fidelity prototypes.

Hirely (Via General Assembly) |Washington, D.C. | 2015
UX Designer

• Played a key role in improving of the overall User Experience of the application, with a focus
on onboarding of hiring managers.
• Conducted research and competitive analysis of the market to create wireframes to prototype
the solution.
• Validated and improved the solution based on usability testing and demonstrated strong
presentation skills in unveiling the solution to stakeholders to gain buy-in.

Additional Experiences
Equity Residential, Arlington, VA:2014 – 2015, Senior Leasing Consultant
Pointe West Management, Blacksburg, VA: 2014, Assistant Property Manager & Director of Marketing

Projects

Startup Weekend 1st place - Miranda | 2017
• Focused on creating prototypes, wireframes, user flows, usability testing, market research
and competitive analysis to effectively present to a group of a venture capitalist.

Venmo Give | 2015

• Designed social campaigns feature for Venmo to increase customer engagement within the
app and provide a new payments channel dedicated to social awareness, social causes and
personal campaigns.

DT Nation | 2015

• Redesigned the website of prominent DC award-winning event Management Company,
improving user experience and creating a more appealing design for their target audience,
as well as leveraging marketing skills to enhance their digital presence.

People of Blacksburg | 2014

• Founder of a project inspired by Humans Of New York social project created so we can learn
and grow from each other, which is dedicated to sharing and stories and portraits of the people that call Blacksburg and the Virginia Tech Community home. Recognized with a feature in Collegiate Times: "People of Blacksburg unifies community through pictures" – Collegiate Times Virginia Tech Newspaper.

Startup Weekend 2nd place - ShopShop | 2014

• Focused on creating rapid prototypes, wireframes, user flows, usability testing, market
research and competitive analysis to effectively present to a group of a venture capitalist.

General Assembly Hackathon - Trip | 2015

• Managed a team of four developers and two UX’ers in a hackathon-like environment to
ideate, design, and build a responsive web app for planning a road trip.

Education

User Experience Design Immersive – General Assembly – 2015

Bachelor of Science in Property Management – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – 2013

Technical Skills

Sketch | Illustrator | InDesign | Invision | Marvel | Principle | Photoshop | Word | PowerPoint | Outlook

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