I have years of design experience in mobile, web, graphic design, motion, and video. I am passionate about UI, UX, technology and human-centered design. I help companies solve problems and tell their stories in a digital format to succeed in their business.
UI/UX Designer, Media Society, 12/15 – Present
I’ve been an integral team member in creating a good user experience for a new video platform at a startup company. I have been building wireframes, flow charts, and final designs for all aspects of the product on multiple platforms.
Los Angeles magazine, Senior Online Producer, 11/07 – Present
Lead the company’s design and developing team of all digital projects, including user research, Site Maps, Information Architecture, Wireframes and collaborated with outside development teams.
- Successfully increased (+100%) year-over-year in traffic after
implementing a responsive design.
- Increased user engagement (+50%) after designing a better user
experiences online and in mobile for long-form stories.
- Drove (+50%) higher engagement on their editorial & marketing
newsletters after redesign.
American Apparel, Web Designer, 08/06 – 11/07
I was responsible for creating successful designs and building flash applications for all national and international online stores that lead to an increase in traffic.
Impress Communication, Web Designer, 07/05 – 8/06
I was the user experience designer for a small development team and responsible for creating site maps, wireframes, visual design, and front-end development for multiple clients.
Freelance, Art Director, 01/05 – 03/05
Art Director for a small studio where we designed flyers, web sites, street posters, t-shirts, and videos to promote and document various Hip-Hop shows throughout Los Angeles and Mexico.
Hip Media, Web/Motion Designer, 03/04 – 01/05
I created site maps, storyboards, and visual designs for a motion graphics startup company. I also contributed in After Effect, 3-D animation, and video editing projects.
Digital International Inc., Graphic Designer, 10/02 – 03/04
I designed CDs, DVDs, and the company’s web site.
UCLA Extension, 12/04
Final Cut Pro [Apple Certified]
Platt College, 03/98
AA Graphic Design/Multi-media Certificate
2011: E-Newsletter, Online This Week: 2011 City and Regional Magazine Association