Resumé

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Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S. Computational Media
Minor in Industrial Design
ITU Copenhagen Fall 2017 Exchange Program

Awards

2020 Medium Top Writer in Design

One of top 50 most influential writers in design awarded for quality of pieces, frequency of writing, and loyalty of their readers.

2019 Adobe Achievement Awards Top Talent

Selected as an awardee in this worldwide competition (100+ countries) in the Digital Products and Experiences category that identifies the next generation of stand-out creative professionals.

2019 Hexagon UX NYC Summer Mentorship Program Cohort

Selected to participate in an invite-only mentorship program on the basis of a portfolio review and application (self-motivation, goals, and past experience).

2018 IDEO CoLab Makeathon Selected Participant

Selected as one of 60 participants to fly to San Francisco to learn design thinking techniques and prototype creation process.

2017 GT Bronze Tower Award

Awarded to students who demonstrate high academic performance for three or more consecutive semesters.

2017 Designation Conference Attendee

One of 80 attendees from 1000+ applicants. Had the opportunity to hear from leading creative executives from Google, Airbnb, TBWA, IBM, Adobe, etc. in intimate group settings throughout the day.

2016—Past

J.P. Morgan Chase Code for Good Hackathon 2nd Place, Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship Recipient, Xerox Minority Scholarship, ABI Grace Hopper Scholarship, HackDuke Best Use of Versal API, NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing, ShePlusPlus Fellowship

Experience

MongoDB, Product Designer (March 2019 to Present)

Cloud Core Identity and Access Management and Billing teams

Frog Design, Interaction Design Intern (February to March 2019)

Worked as a contributor for a financially-focused client on an interdisciplinary team comprised of other designers, project management, and brand strategists. Specified information architecture and user interfaces using participatory and iterative design techniques. Produced ecosystem diagrams, customer journey maps, wireframes, annotations, and prototypes.

Wish, Product Design Intern (August to December 2018)

Designed splash page, sign-up workflow, and product recommendation experience for launch of the Fulfillment By Wish (FBW) program, leading to $34 mil+ in related GMV and 1.8 mil+ FBW orders to-date. Produced illustrations, icons, and banners for merchant-facing features. Defined and built new components for the design system and platform in React and Redux.

BuzzFeed, Product Design Intern (June to August 2018)

Directed the addition of nutrition info and a new video-binging experience on Tasty platforms: led a design sprint, conducted research studies with users across the country, made data-driven stylistic decisions, and created interactive prototypes.Presented updates and provided feedback on other ongoing projects in critiques twice a week. Partnered with PMs and data scientists to formulate strategic roadmaps.

DoorDash & Kleiner Perkins Fellowship Program, Software Engineering Intern Intern (May to August 2017)

Selected as one of 57 Engineering Fellows from 2,500+ applicants. Conceptualized entire user experience for DoorDash for Business initiative as lead designer/SWE intern and implemented such redesigns in the cross-platform application. Authored a 30 page design document that explained usability problems with the old user interface/experience, goals the redesign intended to fulfill, justifications for my design decisions, and iterations of possible solutions. Built user-facing web features in JavaScript with React.js and Redux for the consumer application.

Apple, iOS Engineering Intern (May to August 2016)

Selected as one of 57 Engineering Fellows from 2,500+ applicants. Conceptualized entire user experience for DoorDash for Business initiative as lead designer/SWE intern and implemented such redesigns in the cross-platform application. Authored a 30 page design document that explained usability problems with the old user interface/experience, goals the redesign intended to fulfill, justifications for my design decisions, and iterations of possible solutions. Built user-facing web features in JavaScript with React.js and Redux for the consumer application.

The Goat Farm Arts Center, Design and Developer Intern (January to May 2016)

Designed user interface elements, developed screen mock-ups, and created wireframes for new, cross-platform features on “The Knowd” application using Sketch and Adobe Illustrator. Implemented front-end styling and back-end functionality from prototype designs utilizing Sass and React.js technologies on both web and mobile. Constructed a digital guide for newly onboarded users to navigate the application.

Microsoft, Explorer Intern (May to August 2015)

Improved the user interface of the accounts.microsoft.com (AMC) homepage by designing, prototyping, coding, testing, deploying, and monitoring JavaScript animations on the AMC portal, which yields 25 million views per day. Composed program management and engineering specifications highlighting goals, design guidelines, key performance indicators, flighting and telemetry decisions, and architectural overviews on technical features within the Universal Store.

Leadership

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts CoLab, Studio Designer (2017)

Led visual and typographic direction for client-based creative projects. Produced digital, print, and photographic assets displayed on campus.Redesigned websites for the university’s programs and centers.

GT Design Club, Creative Talent (2016)

Designed user interface elements, developed screen mock-ups, and created wireframes for new features on their cross-platform app.Implemented prototype designs with React.js and SASS.

HackGT, Tech Team Executive (2014-2016)

Conceptualized branding and created illustration assets for the South’s largest collegiate hackathon. App used by 800+attendees and sponsors.