OCTOBER 2013 - PRESENT
Worked on the core user experience design and strategy for Windows phone, tablet, and PC. For Windows 10 led the design and execution of the Start experience, Action Center notifications, and Cortana integration. Currently working in artificial intelligence to create technology that better understand human communication and behavior.
JUNE - NOVEMBER 2013
Freelanced as a user experience design consultant for local start-up agencies.
Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Associate Experience Director
April 2009 – MAY 2013
Have lead digital strategy and execution for Fortune 500 companies to create solutions that solve a need, provide utility, and create rich interactive experiences. I’ve worked from a strategic-level differentiating and positioning brands to an execution-level overseeing a range of projects from conception to completion. Types of projects completed and launched include large-scale websites, web apps, microsites, mobile apps, and Facebook apps.
september 2008 – APRIL 2009
Managed and developed all marketing media including proposals, presentations, and submittals of small architecture consultancy. To attract new business and create a stronger identity, I developed a website to highlight KADD’s portfolio. Additionally, I assisted in research and development of master plans for institutions.
JUNE - OCTOBER 2007
While working closely with producers, designers, and the development team I created media for new business and development work presented to clients. These materials ranged from layout and print design of photo-real, full-color storyboard books to DVDs for all audio and video media.
University of Washington
DESIGN STUDIES B.A.
Customized a curriculum that couples a broad knowledge of design with multidisciplinary studies in business, marketing, economics, and computer science. The program coursework included a series in design theory, methodology and case studies combined with select courses in interaction design, visual communication design, and industrial design.
RECOGNITION & ACHIEVEMENTS
IDSA International Design Excellence Award (silver) for Start experience-Windows 10
Control of Representation Interaction Within an Application Launcher Patent-Windows 10
Win10 Start Menu Patent (desktop mode)-Windows 10
Win10 Start Menu Patent (tablet mode)-Windows 10
Win10 Start Screen Patent-Windows 10
Application Launcher Sizing Patent-Windows 10
Direct Access Application Representation Patent-Windows 10
Movie Mode and Content Awarding System and Method Patent-Best Buy Movie Mode
Communication Arts Interactive Annual selection-Best Buy Movie Mode
FWA Mobile of the Day-Best Buy Movie Mode
OneShow Interactive Bronze Award for Online Films and Video-The Truth About Tony
Clio Awards Interactive Shortlist (Corporate/Institutional)-CPBGroup.com
Clio Interactive Awards Bronze Winner (Restaurants/Fast Food Outlets)-BK.com
Communication Arts Interactive Annual selection-BK.com
FWA Website of the Day-BK.com
UW School of Art Book Award (Top Graduating Senior)
University of Washington Dean’s List
Microsoft Research Design Expo Presenter
Touchpoint and product auditing
Trend and landscape analysis
Storyboarding and scenario development
Customer journey development
Project scoping and management
Adobe Creative Suite