I am a user experience/interaction designer, strategist, and leader with a background in software engineering and HCI research.
I have over 7 years of experience leading UX teams and complex product design efforts, primarily focused on enterprise software.
I work across web, mobile, tablet, and desktop platforms, in environments ranging from large global companies to fast-growing startups.
I bring a passion for melding user needs, business objectives, and technical possibilities to all I do.
Team Leadership and ManagementAlign teams towards a shared UX vision.
Design StrategyPlan and execute UX initiatives to meet business goals.
Design ResearchUnderstand customer needs and user painpoints.
Conceptual DesignSynthesize requirements into a coherent vision.
Interaction DesignDefine and evolve UI flows and screens.
Visual DesignCreate a modern, cohesive look and feel.
Interactive PrototypingRapidly prototype rich interactions.
Usability TestingGet early user feedback on design decisions.
OpenText / 2008 - presentUX Team Lead, Senior UX Designer, UX Designer
Elastic Path / 2007 - 2008User Experience Team Lead
IBM Interactive / 2005 - 2007Information Architect/Consultant
UBC / 2003 - 2005Graduate Student/Researcher
Siemens / 2000 - 2003Member of Technical Staff
UBC / 2005M.Sc. (Human-Computer Interaction)
Carleton University / 2000B.Sc. (Computer Science)
Courses / 2006 - presentAdaptive Path UX Intensive, Adobe CS, etc.