What does a degree in International Developmental Studies, experience with business development, and a passion for photography and design make for?

 

An exceptional User Experience Designer. 

 

BACKGROUND

 

I have a degree in brainstorming solutions to problems, investigating the problems of third world countries.

I have experience analyzing both individual and business needs through various forms of recruitment, hiring and training.

I have been crafting creative compositions of people and events for years, photographing for all sorts of functions.

And I have designed and built beautiful experiences for users, both in my own online marketplace and in countless other spaces.

 

To learn more, check out my resume.


DESIGN PROCESS

I love a beautiful design, but I also love a functional one. With agile methods and user-centered design principles, I create experiences that solve problems with both efficiency and simplicity.

Although no project is the same, in each, I employ set of skills that enable me to create experiences that are empathetic to both user needs and business goals

SKILLS

  • Business Analysis
  • Information Architecture
  • User Research and Testing 
  • User Story and Persona Development
  • Sketching, Wireframing and Prototyping
  • Usability Testing and Iteration
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Project Management 

My process isn't always straightforward, but it does produce beautiful, user-centered solutions.


SECRET WEAPONS

Even the best designers have them.