CARNEGIE MELLON | 2010
Masters in Human-Computer Interaction
BFA Industrial Design with 2nd major in Human-Computer Interaction
DEV BOOTCAMP | 2016
80+ hrs/week dev program to further unify product, design, and engineering
EINDHOVEN UNIV OF TECH | 2008
Semester abroad in Industrial Design
Personas & Scenarios
Think Aloud Protocol
Sketching & Rendering
Adobe Creative Suite
Patient Information Viewer GE Healthcare
INDEPENDENT | LEAD DESIGNER & STRATEGIST | 2013-Present
With empathy, I depict research, gain alignment, bridge disciplines, and collaboratively iterate product towards longer term visions. Previously consulted for a german automotive company, Shyp, Nuna Health, CareMessage, Adecco Google, and more. I work closely with different functions, lead customer research, synthesize, provide recommendations, and unify UX across mobile and web. Through various HCI methods and brainstorms, I gain alignment with interdisciplinary teams and iterate towards longer term visions.
LUMITY | LEAD DESIGNER | 2014-2015
Joined Lumity when there was two co-founders and two engineers. As first designer, led design at this health tech startup to a $14M Series A. Lumity matches employees with the most relevant and cost-effective health benefits using data science.
DESIGNMAP | INTERACTION DESIGNER | 2011-2012
Partnered with enterprise clients to deliver user-centered experiences. Delivered hi-fidelity, detailed wireframes and system functionality majorly for ExactTarget which provides a suite of applications for on-demand, one-to-one email marketing. Now known as Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
GE HEALTHCARE | CAPSTONE LEAD DESIGNER | 2010
Researched, designed, usability-tested, and created a new tool for doctors to quickly and easily view relevant and overall patient information in an interdisciplinary team. Lead design of working prototype, reports, videos, & brainstorming sessions.
BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE | DESIGNER & RESEARCHER | 2009
Studied the space where eldercare and healthcare overlap and redefined the concept of a senior center for a decade into the future. Created a positive notion of aging into the later years.
NISSAN | DESIGNER & RESEARCHER | 2010
Conducted research, ideated, and designed a work-efficient environment for the 20-minute charge time for electric vehicles. Multi-disciplinary project including engineering and business.
ChickTech | Mentored high school girls interested in STEM
Alternative Break | Taught English in Dominican Republic
PA Governor’s School for the Arts | Received scholarship