UX designer and project manager based in Portland, Oregon. Skilled at collaborating, I enjoy working with others to create human-centered designs that help make the world a better place.
I've enjoyed several years of contract and agency experience leading teams through large-scale projects for Unitus Credit Union, NOAA, and The Standard, as well as for a range of small businesses and non-profits.
I am available for short- and long-term working relationships in which I can immerse myself in your project and make great things happen. Please contact me to discuss availability.
My facility for detail, friendly disposition, and deep fondness for interesting ideas make me a valuable asset to the teams I join. Throughout my career I've been continually challenging myself and evolving my skills, which include:
UX Planning and Design
Information architecture and user experience design (including audits, personas, workflows, wireframes, and responsive prototypes)
User research, interviews, surveys, and testing
Strategic project recommendations, including detailed requirements gathering
Iterative design for print, digital, and interactive applications
Branding, content strategy, and messaging
Writing, editing, and proofreading
Tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat / Axure / Basecamp / Drupal / Wordpress / Squarespace
Careful listening and clear communication of ideas
Thoughtful decision-making and collaborative problem solving
Ability to anticipate, manage, and balance the needs of various stakeholders
Proactive client communication and client presentations
Attention to detail
Coordination and scheduling of people and resources
Team leadership and delegation