Experience

ProQuest

User Experience Designer

April 2019  Present

Michigan State University

User Experience Student Consultant

January 2019 — May 2019

Design Graduate Assistant 

March 2018 — January 2019

Granger Construction Company

Graphic Designer

January 2017  April 2019

Consumers Energy

Executive Communications Analyst I

April 2015  January 2017

Jackson Publishing Company

Graphic Designer

February 2014  February 2015

Education

Michigan State University

M.A. Human Computer Interaction

January 2018  December 2019

Currently develop and serve as the advocate for the end user. Collaborate with product managers, team leads, developers to make improvements on existing products or develop new products, tasks include: conducting user research and testing, creating personas, task analysis, prototype, wireframes, sketching and developing process diagrams for use cases of corporate products. Conduct accessibility audits of current and in progress products adhering to the WCAG guidelines.

Held the role of UX Consultant for two different projects for academic at MSU, evaluating experiences for usability and accessibility feedback, as well as conducting quantitative research.

Created visual design components for Flint app creation including icons and final screens for the Flint Eats. 

Graphic Designer in the Marketing and Communication Department for Granger Construction. Created various visually pleasing communication materials for the company. As well as conducted user research studies, user testing of mobile applications built by our developer, and build-out internal SharePoint sites for leadership. 

Created and implemented executive communication strategies through media graphics. And produced usability & testing studies to gain insight and implement changes as needed to improve the business.

Designed and managed the creation of monthly advertisements, photography for feature stories, and layout of finished publications: Jackson Magazine, Senior Living and Explore the Pour. 

Skills

UX Design, Interaction Design, Visual Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Storyboarding, Typography, Branding

Tools

Adobe Creative Suite (Xd, Ai, Ps, Id), Sketch, Axure, Invision, MS 365, Qualtrics

Alma College

Bachelor of Arts - English

August 2009  April 2013

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