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My professional career has always centered around positive interactions with people.  Whether I am facilitating an event or creating a user friendly design my ultimate goal is to make people happy. 




Affinity Mapping

Competitive Analysis

Content Strategy

Feedback Analysis

Information Architecture


Rapid Prototyping


Task Analysis

Usability Testing

User Interviews

User Flows

User Research

Visual Design

Wireframing (lo/hi-fi)


Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop








Social Media


UX/Design Experience

Freddie Mac

Associate User Interface Engineer,  McLean VA     |    August 2017 - April 2018

  • Create UI designs for applications (external and internal customers)
  • Implement strict style guide refinements
  • Consult and implement UX best practices for existing products
  • Collaborate with UX team to produce consistent deliverables
  • Create user flows for new product design
  • Experience on both agile and waterfall project teams

MBO Partners 

UX Designer,  Herndon VA     |    July 2016 - August 2017

  • Collaborate daily with visual designers and product managers to develop engaging mobile and desktop products. The team operates in an Agile workflow and supports iterative and user centric design.
  • My deliverables include competitive analysis, usability test plans, findings reports, and wireframes (lo/hi-fi).

USA Today Network/Gannett Co.

Associate UX Architect ,  McLean, VA     |    June 2015- July 2016

  • Created UX deliverables for a variety of platforms including Amazon Echo, virtual reality, video assets and subscription forms on USA Today and the USA Today network (local papers) websites.
  • Finalist in the 2015 Gannett Innovation lab where our team pitched a new music app that had an anticipated launch in Nashville, TN.

Discovery Communications

Design/Marketing Intern,  Silver Spring, MD    |    January 2015 – May 2015

  • Worked on a selected team comprised of seven JMU students.
  • Created marketing collatoral for the Discovery Family channel.

Office of Admissions (JMU)

Graphic Design Student Assistant,    Harrisonburg, VA    |    August 2014 – May 2015

  •  Volunteered to work admissions’ open houses and accepted students days throughout the year. Led informal information tables as well as formal presentations in the admissions office.
  • Created and updated marketing materials for open houses, tours, and presentations.
  • Projects consisted of event signage, logo design, brochures, tour manuals, keynotes and apparel.

Digital Communication Consulting Center (JMU)

Media Fellow (Tutor), Harrisonburg, VA    |    August 2014 – May 2015

  • Led e-Portfolio workshops and presentations in the College of Education.
  • Assisted students as a tutor in the classroom and during consultation hours. As a tutor, I collaborated with a small team to promote and enhance the center’s goals and services.

University Program Board (JMU)

Ad & Design Chair and Director of Special Events,    Harrisonburg, VA    |    Chair: August 2014- May 2015/ Director: April 2013- May 2014

Director of Special Events

  • Led weekly committee meetings and produced two on-campus events each month. My responsibilities included developing contracts for hired entertainment professionals and facilitating the event planning process from brainstorming to implementation.

Ad & Design Chair

  • Created print, web and social media designs for large venue concerts on campus. I worked with managers and artist representatives of Big Sean, X Ambassadors, MAGIC!, The Mowgli’s and Grizfolk.

Square 2 Marketing

Graphic Design Intern,  Warrington, PA    |    June 2013- August 2013 & May 2014- August 2014

  • Developed website designs, infographics, and brochures. I assisted with Hubspot software in website production and participated in marketing strategy meetings.


James Madison University (JMU)

Harrisonburg, VA | May 2015

School of Media Arts and Design

Major: B.S. in Converged Media

Minor: Art (Graphic Design)

Cumulative GPA: 3.60

Deans List: 2012-2015



General Assembly

Washington, D.C.    |    September 2015 – December 2015

10-week part time user experience (UX) classes. The course included 48 hours of instruction covering the fundamentals of user experience design, user research