Resume

Experience

ATTCK

User Experience Designer, November 2015–Present (New York)

  • Designed the user experience for websites and apps (see case study for Upswing Health)
  • Created user flows, journey maps, sitemaps, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Conducted user surveys
  • Prepared presentation decks with research findings and recommendations for redesign
  • Critiqued client designs
  • Developed responsive sites using WordPress (PHP), CSS/SASS, HTML, and JQuery

Huge

User Experience Trainee, June–August 2015 (Brooklyn)

  • Helped redesign Huge’s time-tracking system for desktop, mobile, and watch
  • Conducted user surveys and interviews
  • Created user flows and journey maps
  • Created wireframes and prototypes through four iterations
  • Tested prototypes with users
  • Aligned user goals with the needs of resourcing and project managers

University of Alberta Digital Strategy

Web Designer and Front-end Developer, 2003–2015 (Edmonton)

  • Determined web strategy by working with clients, analytics team, and UX/design team
  • Created site architecture and wireframes based on business and user goals
  • Developed responsive sites using Bootstrap, CSS/LESS, and HTML
  • Supported the University's brand by using their official colours, typography, and logos
  • Supported users on a Sitecore CMS through three campus-wide content migrations

Lovers and Haters

Independent Fashion Designer, 2011–present (Edmonton)

  • Designed and produced apparel and accessories for my own label, Lovers and Haters
  • Designed business cards, packaging, hang tags, and merchandise displays
  • Sold my designs at local markets and the FIT Style Shop

Education

Fashion Institute of Technology

Associate in Applied Science, Fashion Design, 2011–2012

  • Researched fashion brands, trends, and markets
  • Designed garments through sketching, draping, and patternmaking
  • Sourced materials and constructed garments
  • Drew technical flats in Illustrator and created tech packs with Web PDM

University of Alberta

Bachelor and Master of Arts, English

  • Studied English literature, writing, graphic design, history of modern art
  • Completed a thesis on modernism and popular culture in the 1920s

Tools

  • Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, InVision, Lucidchart, Github
  • HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Bootstrap, WordPress, Sitecore

Other professional experience

  • Fashion Design Intern, Valerie Dumaine and Jennifer Glasgow Design
  • Editorial and Design Assistant, University of Alberta Press
  • Technical Writer and Systems Trainer, Pre Print Inc.