Resume

Past EXPERIENCE

UX Data Product Designer

Oct 2017-PRESENT

Visa, Palo Alto, CA

• Working with the Business Intelligence team to make sure our business users have the best experience

•User Research and UI Design for our portal with over 100 apps

TEACHING AND TUTORING

MAR 2017 - PRESENT

CAREERFOUNDRY, BERLIN, GERMANY

•UX and UI Course work

•Assist UX design students to understand of fundamentals of UX process through 60+ lessons

•Provide feedback on assignments from conception to final UI design

•Provide support to students who ask questions during their course work

UI/UX Designer

SEP 2016 - SEP 2017

(AWF) @ PayPal Austin CSI, San Jose, CA

• VAC-Onboarding Team to ensure PayPal's customers has a seamless excperience

• Design various screens for PayPal.com, Partner, Guest and Progressive Teams

• Create user flows

Visual Designer

DEC 2011- AUG 2016

VISCIRA, San Francisco, CA

• Create iPad and desktop apps, as well as movies and graphics for animation.

• Deliver high-end, quality content and keep up with numerous production changes in a fast paced environment

• Promoted twice during tenure with firm.

Web/Print Designer

JUL 2008 - SEP 2011

FOOTWEAR ETC., Sunnyvale, CA

• Designed and deployed digital ads and flash banners for online marketing campaigns

• Created all aspects of campaigns for full project life cycle, from concept storyboards to sketch through wire frames and final design

• Oversaw creation of and performed final editing of 24-page catalog

Adjunct Instructor

Fall 2007- Spring 2008

EVERGREEN VALLEY COLLEGE, San Jose, CA

• Instructed students on Graphic Design II: Photoshop and Illustrator/Artzine/Portfolio Class

Visual Designer

DEC 2011- AUG 2016

VISCIRA, San Francisco, CA

• Create iPad and desktop apps, as well as movies and graphics for animation.

• Deliver high-end, quality content and keep up with numerous production changes in a fast paced environment

• Promoted twice during tenure with firm.

Graphic Designer

OCT 2006-DEC 2007

FOOTWEAR ETC., Sunnyvale, CA

• SOFTWARE PURSUITS, San Mateo, CA

• Created all new marketing campaigns on contract for clients, including digital ads as stills and flash animations.

• Developed targeted email newsletter with rich media using storyboards and flow diagrams.

• Possesses a sharp attention to detail with a diligent work ethic to meet stringent deadlines.

Project Coordinator (Contract)

FEB 2005 - FEB 2006

GOOGLE, Mountain View, CA

• Implemented creative design and brand campaigns ideas for targeted recruitment programs, including strategic events to create a strong candidate pipeline of female engineers

• Opened Google's recruiting strategic plan to focus on graduates at 2-4 engineering and computer science departments, resulting in 150% growth in female engineering pipeline for the quarter.

• Worked with Google engineers to guarantee the highest exposure of generating graphic and media essentials by using Photoshop for their events.

Web/Print Designer Freelance Projects

2001 - PRESENT

San Jose, CA

Clients: Lockheed Marting, VMWare, Wells Fargo Bank, Microsoft, Phalanx, Pharmigene, Plexpres, Empower Concept

• Designed fresh logos, marketing collateral, apparel, production and online media for various corporations.

• Developed Partner Central pages and collateral for VMWare's partner website.

• Created a banner for portion of the Lockheed Martin website.

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Skills, Software & Tools

 
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SOFTWARE

Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

Sketch

UXpin

InVision

Flinto

Coda/Dreamweaver

UX FOCUS SKILLS

User Research Techniques

Prototyping and Wireframes

Competitive Analysis Card

Sorting Usability Testing

Web Design Skills

Hand-coded HTML

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Firebug

Awards

Above and Beyond 2015 at Viscira

 

EDUCATION

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University of Hawaii

Manoa, HI
Masters of Fine Arts in Printmaking

 

CareerFoundry

Careerfoundry Web Development
course/current
IDEO Service Design course 10/2018
Careerfoundry Front End course 7/2018
BJ Fogg Workshop @Stanford 07/2018
Frontend Development for Designers
course 7/2018
Careerfoundry VOICE
courses 11/2017
Careerfoundry UI courses 07/2017
Careerfoundry UX courses 07/2016




Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA
Bachelors of Arts in Printmaking and Drawing

 

Conferences

UXAlive @ Istanbul, Turkey 2019/Key Speaker “Creating Personal Connections with Technology (6 steps)”
UXConvey @ Seattle 2018/Showcase VisaVue Marketplace

Just For Fun!

  • 50%

    Photoshop 5

  • 80%

    Illustrator

  • 60%

    InDesign

  • 70%

    Sketch