Objective: A mid- to senior-level UX research position supporting development of enterprise-facing systems and services.
User Experience Consultant • AEP (via TEKsystems)
May 2017 – present • Columbus, OH
Strategize and lead UX research activities for an overhaul of the employee learning and development experience within AEP Transmission. Includes conducting generative stakeholder analyses via interviews and surveys, evaluating the usability of learning management systems, and spearheading curriculum development process improvements through the integration of Agile methodologies, usability best practices, and UX research activities. Synthesize and internally present change management principles based on primary research.
Human Factors Associate • Pomiet, LLC
Oct 2013 – Feb 2017 • Miamisburg, OH
Conducted field and lab interviews, contextual inquiries, prototype tests (both virtual and paper), usability tests, information architecture tests, and heuristic evaluations to support the development of innovative healthcare IT products for underserved populations and their providers. Generated design suggestions from research findings and collaborated with developers and visual designers to iterate in an Agile environment. Compiled research- based design suggestions into a pattern language and design library. Developed a system for managing a project taxonomy in collaboration with key stakeholders. Built and internally presented a set of accessibility guidelines based on literature review.
Video Producer • QuantaEd, LLC
Dec 2012 – Nov 2013 • San Diego, CA
Produced e-learning video lessons for professional development applications. Crafted 2D animations to vividly illustrate concepts in physics and electro-mechanical systems design. Produced and edited live action and graphics sequences to create memorable classes on entrepreneurship and business development.
Intentional and Responsible: Incorporating Social Values into a Design Process
Accepted into IEEE Ethics Symposium, Vancouver BC; 2016. (Did not attend.)
Midwest UX, Cincinnati OH; 2017. [Video]
Testing a New Process Model
UXDayton, OH; 2016.
Righteous Tech: Designing Responsibly for People and Society
Motorluxodonta: Reflections on Midwest UX 2015
IxDA, Cincinnati OH; 2015. [Video]
Embrace Your Complexity–and No One Else’s
Dayton Clean Coders, OH; 2014.
The Ohio State University: Certified DACUM Facilitator • 2018
University of Amsterdam Certificate: Qualitative Research Methods • 2018
UC San Diego Certificate: Interaction Design • 2017
Wright State University BFA: Motion Picture Production • 2009
Wireframing and Prototyping:
- After Effects
Research and Data Management:
- Optimal Suite
- R Studio