Resume

Experience

Huge

User experience trainee, June–August 2015 (Brooklyn)

  • Our team redesigned Huge’s time-tracking system as apps for desktop and watch
  • Conducted user surveys and interviews, created journey maps, and determined task flows
  • Aligned user goals with the needs of resourcing and project managers
  • Created sketches, wireframes, and interactive prototypes through four iterations
  • Tested prototypes with users to make the product more intuitive and fun

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, LESS/CSS, HTML, JavaScript libraries
  • Designed page templates, media galleries, news teasers, forms, and event lists
  • Supported the University's brand by using the official colours, typography, and logos
  • Developed workshops for UAlberta's trainers to educate web users on best practices
  • 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
  • Sourced fabrics and trims in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and New York
  • Sold my designs at local markets and the FIT Style Shop

Valerie Dumaine

Fashion design intern, Summer 2012 (Montréal)

  • Developed patterns for tunics and dresses
  • Performed quality control and corrected production errors
  • Cut and sewed samples using an industrial sewing machine and serger

Jennifer Glasgow Design

Fashion design intern, Summer 2012 (Montréal)

  • Performed quality control and corrected production errors
  • Cut and sewed samples using an industrial sewing machine and serger
  • Created front and back technical flats in Illustrator for a 38-item collection

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
  • Final garment was displayed in a juried show

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, Keynote, InVision, Lucidchart, MindNode
  • HTML5, CSS3, LESS, Bootstrap, WordPress, Sitecore, JavaScript libraries

Other professional experience

  • Editorial and design assistant, University of Alberta Press
  • Humanities computing researcher, Orlando Project
  • Technical writer and systems trainer, Pre Print Inc. and Saville Systems