I manage and art direct a team of UX designers in Experience Design Group for the highest ranking online brokerage firm, awarded #1 in platform and tools by Barrons and StockBrokers.com for 6 years in a row. Focus on UX and UI design for our retail trading platform includes living style guides, pattern libraries, and prototypes. I specialize in brand management, product design, and research based solutions, including 3 design patents. http://www.tdameritrade.com
Small business operator of collaborative group of designers and developers. Clients include Harvard University, Alloy Media, House of Blues, HSBC, and more.
Lead design on multiple open source CMS web applications. Specialties included accessibility, usability analysis, UX and UI, online branding, pitches, and client tutorial. http://www.duoconsulting.com
Adjunct lecturer and web instructor for graduate level Medill School of Journalism, focusing on web semantics, usability, accessibility, and custom application design.
Inhouse lead designer for site redesign of 5,000 page site visited by 1 million users per month, in 8 languages. Cocreator and art director for Rotarys first emagazine Interactive. Please see Rotary in portfolio above.
Art direction for both print and web as well as environmental design and installation. Clients include: RitzCarlton, Auburn University, and more.
Instructed bachelor level courses in Advanced Graphic Design, Digital Layout, Video Post-Production, and Game Design.
B.A. Visual Arts Communication –
Loyola University New Orleans (2003)
Single recipient of fouryear graphic art scholarship
Emphasis in typography and new media
Director of Campus Operations for AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts)
Sketch, Craft, and Invision
iOS and Android app design
Usability, User testing, and prototyping
Agile and Lean principles expert
Traditionally trained in typography & passionate about it
Experience and thorough understanding of retail, mobile, and eCommerce
7 years of management and art direction of design teams, including developers, artists and outside vendors
Management of remote vendors both nationally and internationally
Presentation and speaking skills
Published as leading international logo designer in Logo Lounge 3: International Identities by Leading Designers
Sustaining member of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Member of Amnesty International
Featured Gallery Openings: Redline Gallery (Denver, CO), Radici Gallery (New Orleans, LA) and doogallery (Atlanta, GA)