Experience

Scout RFP
Senior Product Designer • December 2018 – September 2019

  • Lead designer on future roadmap products including complete product unification and supplier management

  • Strategic and thought partner to help establish direction of new and current products with leadership

  • Responsible for product and design cohesiveness across multiple product initiatives

  • Mentorship and training for associate and product designers

Product Designer • May 2017 – December 2018

  • Design complex SaaS user experiences for sourcing and procurement professionals

  • Lead designer on multiple major roadmap products including Contracts with DocuSign integration, Supplier Performance Reviews, Savings Tracking, Reporting, and more

  • Work closely with product management, customer success, engineering, and QA to ensure user experience is on par for current and future customers as well as being true to the product roadmap

  • Requirement writing to translate the product vision and ideal experience to the engineering and QA teams

  • Direct customer communication and presentation experience to vet design concepts and new product initiatives

Pandora
Associate Product Designer • March 2016 – April 2017

  • Developed low- to high-fidelity wireframes and prototypes for native products

  • UI/UX and visual design for internal proprietary tools, applications, and programs

  • Worked with product and project managers to ensure business goals were met

  • Design QA with engineering to ensure design guidelines were met

  • Research and feedback for internal application and program overhauls

  • Design for exclusive Pandora custom content stations

Visual Designer • February 2015 – March 2016

  • Created and edited designs for internal and client ads across web, mobile, and social

  • Worked across multiple teams including design, product, marketing, artist partnerships, social media, and proprietary services

  • Created designs for high-profile performers: See MUSICIANS page

  • Trained and mentored new designers on production processes and best practices

Production + Graphic Designer • December 2012 – February 2015

  • Production and design for client ads

  • Edited and modified existing ad specific HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • Compiled and edited product screenshots for iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon stores

  • Reviewed ad tracking and trafficking from third-party ad vendors

  • Created rich media mobile ads for mobile monetization

Yellow Pages Group
Graphic Designer – Level 4 • May 2011 – August 2012

  • Managed and trained employees for corporate marketing team's specialty projects

  • Designed and laid out Canadian client ads and logos for print and web

  • Visually recognized typefaces and fonts used in logos and print

  • Logo and image raster to vector recreation

  • Edited client ads and prepared print ready files for production

  • Worked with Quality Assurance to ensure successful designs

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
Graphic Artist + Designer, Marketing • December 2009 – May 2011

  • Project manager and designer for entertainment collateral including direct mail and marketing, posters, billboards, tickets, web updates, and printed ads

  • Managed company website using a Content Management System

Developed and designed diverse creative material for multiple corporate owned facilities, events, promotions, and direct marketing as well as print, television, and digital advertising

 

 

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications
Ball State University • 2008

 

 

Achievements

2012 Creative Allies Contest Finalist

  • SF MusicTech Summit T-shirt Design

2011 American Advertising Federation East Central Indiana

  • Collateral Material – Special Event Invitation (Gold ADDY Award)

  • Collateral Material – Special Event Announcements (Silver ADDY Award)

  • Elements of Advertising – Photography Digitally Enhanced (Silver ADDY Award)

  • Elements of Advertising – Music with Lyrics (Silver ADDY Award)

2005 National Wiltern Theater Poster Contest Finalist

  • Queens of the Stone Age (Music Genre: Alternative)

2002 Scholastic Art Awards

  • Gold Key Recipient in Painting

 

 

Design Tools

Advanced
UXPin, Justinmind, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Whimsical

Intermediate
Sketch, Adobe InDesign, Balsamiq

Beginner
HTML, CSS, InVision, Figma

 

 

Design Skills

Advanced
Wireframing, Prototyping, Whiteboarding, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Interaction Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Collaboration, Problem Solving, Customer Focus, Product Management, Marketing, Advertising

Intermediate
User Testing, Flowcharts, Design Systems, Market Research, Decision Making, Illustration, Mentorship, Presentations

Beginner
Information Architecture, Design Leadership, Copywriting

 

 

Bonus Stuff

Ad Product Development, Bookmaking, Branding, Brochure Design, Building Things, Direct Mail, Drawing, Identity Systems, Information Design, Logo Design & Development, Magazine Design, Marketing, Not-for-Profit, Package Design, Painting, Photography, Poster Design, Printmaking, Screen Printing, Typographic Design