Repetition is the mother of learning, the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment.

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My UX Skills

 

Research

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Interviewing
  • Affinity Mapping
  • Contextual Analysis
  • Usability Testing

Ui

  • Sketch | Invision | Zeplin
  • iOS | Material
  • Responsive Web
  • Information Architecture
  • HTML | CSS | Bootstrap

Visual

  • Adobe Ai | Ps | Id
  • Hand Sketch
  • Hand Rendering
  • Logo Design
  • Brand Strategy

miscellaneous

  • Blacksmithing
  • Dutch Oven Cooking
  • Fire-building 
  • Sewing
  • Parallel parking

My Work

 
  Dovetail | UX Design   Dovetail is a responsive web design that addresses the problems and stress of buying and selling furniture.

Dovetail | UX Design

Dovetail is a responsive web design that addresses the problems and stress of buying and selling furniture.

  Ace-Kaufman | UX Design   Redesign of a local business site adapting to current e-commerce trends. After more than 100 years of service this rubber stamp company is modernizing. 

Ace-Kaufman | UX Design

Redesign of a local business site adapting to current e-commerce trends. After more than 100 years of service this rubber stamp company is modernizing. 

  Kindle Community | UX Design   Designed on-spec, this project addresses the way in which we discuss what we read with other.

Kindle Community | UX Design

Designed on-spec, this project addresses the way in which we discuss what we read with other.

 
  Environmental Incentives | UX Design   The monarch butterfly population has plummeted by 70% in the past 2 decades. I worked with Environmental Incentives to figure out how technology can help reverse the endangerment of this species.

Environmental Incentives | UX Design

The monarch butterfly population has plummeted by 70% in the past 2 decades. I worked with Environmental Incentives to figure out how technology can help reverse the endangerment of this species.

  314 Action | Branding   314 Action is a PAC that strives to get STEM professionals running for office. After recent changed in government, I was hired to rebrand the PAC and advice with their online presence.

314 Action | Branding

314 Action is a PAC that strives to get STEM professionals running for office. After recent changed in government, I was hired to rebrand the PAC and advice with their online presence.

  Samsung Hitec | Exhibit Design   Samsung decided to create a branded hotel environment in Hitec hospitality show. I was tasked with creating a new Samsung brand that would be built on for multiple years for this trade show.

Samsung Hitec | Exhibit Design

Samsung decided to create a branded hotel environment in Hitec hospitality show. I was tasked with creating a new Samsung brand that would be built on for multiple years for this trade show.

 
  Arco Shelter | Industrial Design   Arco Shelter is designed to be a versatile shelter than can used solely as a roof, as a clam-shell tent, or anywhere in between.  

Arco Shelter | Industrial Design

Arco Shelter is designed to be a versatile shelter than can used solely as a roof, as a clam-shell tent, or anywhere in between.  

  Cornette Chair | Industrial Design   Cornette Chair is designed to utilize methods of mass production to create a customizable and beautiful lifetime piece. Protection on the outside, comfort on the inside.  

Cornette Chair | Industrial Design

Cornette Chair is designed to utilize methods of mass production to create a customizable and beautiful lifetime piece. Protection on the outside, comfort on the inside.  

  Fun Chucks | Industrial Design   Make your pen(s) mightier than the sword with Fun Chucks. This simple addition to your common writing utensils turns your pens into nun-chucks. Meet the original fidget spinner. 

Fun Chucks | Industrial Design

Make your pen(s) mightier than the sword with Fun Chucks. This simple addition to your common writing utensils turns your pens into nun-chucks. Meet the original fidget spinner. 

 

My History

My products are holistic, informed by research, strengthened through testing, refined with iteration. My experience in traditional product design informs my understanding of material constraints and advantages from physical fabrications to digital UX design. I live for research and data-driven design. I use established design patterns and best practices when applicable and develop new methods when unfamiliar challenges arise. 

 
 
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Appalachian State University

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design | Concentration: Product Design
I participated in a studio sponsored by Eastman Chemical, where my design won the grand prize, and was featured in an Innovation Lab video for my ingenuity in the use of Perennial Wood™. My design was later exhibited in the Javits Center at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. I was awarded third place in Appalachian State’s annual chair competition and my chair was displayed in the Turchin Center for Visual Arts.

 
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Packaging Corporation of America

Packaging designer. Work with customers, sales reps, and project managers to create corrugated packaging and displays for multiple clients. Develop visual instruction sheets for fulfilment teams. Manage quality standards throughout the production process. 

Clients:

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Visual Communications inc

Exhibit Designer. Work with clients, vendors, sales reps, and project managers to create immersive portable environments. As part of a team of designers I create graphics that elevate the structural components of trade show exhibits and help communicate the intended message to our clients’ customers. Frequent travel and responsibilities to insure correct fabrication on show floor and manage on-site troubleshooting.

Clients:   

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314 Action

Branding and Marketing Contractor. I created the current logo and branding guidelines for the PAC, and contribute creative direction for marketing, merchandising, and web UX. I manage visual assets and work with partners like March For Science. I help manage the organization’s web content using a templated platform.

 
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General Assembly

User Experience Design Immersive | A 10-week full-time program that covers the UX process from research to front end development fundamentals. I tailored my previous Industrial Design education and experience to the UX field to create effective, intuitive expericences.

 
 
 

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