Welltok, Head of Design
February 2018 -present
Lead team of Product Designers and User Researchers creating optimized user experiences in responsive and native mobile B2B and B2C products
Build and manage the experience design process, support initiatives from concept through launch
Develop cross-collaborative relationships with product managers and owners, user researchers, engineers, creative and marketing teams, and stakeholders
Engage in strategic business planning and defining KPI goals
Leader in culture development
Women’s Design Leadership, Co-Founder
June 2019 -present
Design leadership community focusing on the challenges presented to female design leaders in tech
Monthly sessions hosted to discuss the challenges and opportunities we are addressing in our current roles
Discussions and interviews published via articles, blogs and podcasts (coming soon)
August 2018 - present
Founder of new organization for females to uncover their own sense personal empowerment
Host themed monthly events including: adventure. eduction and performance
Growing a community for moms, mentors and daughters to form and strengthen relationships by doing uncommon and unfamiliar experiences together
Looker Data Sciences, Senior Product Design Lead
April 2016 - February 2018
Used the Looker tool to monitor usage across browsers, feature usage, screen sizes and to identify most common interaction patterns.
Observed and met with customers about feature feedback, pain points and requests.
Addressed GitHub issues daily that capture desired improvements from customers, product, sales, design, engineering and C-level staff.
Updates released every four weeks.
Yahoo, Principal Designer + Team Lead
February 2014 - February 2016
Hands on design leadership including product strategy, user flows, architecture, wireframes, visual design, design language definition and prototyping.
Design lead on Yahoo Finance for fullscreen interactive charts for desktop and mobile apps.
Redesigned editorial tool connection Yahoo to tumblr in less than one month.
Defined analytics design language used across multiple B2B and consumer data analytics sites.
Mentor to junior designers.
Yahoo, Design Manager
September 2011 - February 2014
Design team representative to the larger design group at Yahoo.
Responsible for hiring, performance reviews, culture influence and overseeing general work flow for the design team.
Projects included Yahoo's User Publishing systems: Yahoo Contributor Services and Yahoo Voices; Yahoo Publish enterprise software for internal editors; Also redesigned the company's intranet site.
Process applications include Agile, Trello, Jira, Github, Slack and HipChat.
Yahoo, Senior Interaction Designer
July 2006 - September 2011
Designed user interaction experiences for large scale lifestyle media websites including: Yahoo Health, Astrology, Shine, News, Finance, TV and the global responsive design template system for early smartphones and tablets.
Responsibilities included conceptual product ideation, wireframing, workflows, user journeys, site architecture, site ontologies, competitive audits, branding and usability testing.
Worked as the design liaison with product, engineering and design.
Zaudhaus, Senior Interaction Designer
April 2005 - July 2006
Contract design work focusing on storytelling with web experiences, product definition, information architecture, user workflows and wireframes.