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About

What started as a love for visual design and applications, evolved into a blend of solving complex UX problems and delivering clean, effective, front-end experiences. With a heavy focus on Atomic Design and Design Systems, my experience with multi-platform organizations has taught me the value in thinking large.

Aside from my career, I'm a husband, a father of two, and an avid cyclist.

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Experience

Senior UI/UX Designer 2015 - Current

Bass Pro Shops | Springfield, MO

Responsible for the UI/UX design for White River Marine Group; the parent company for marine brands like Tracker, Ranger, Nitro, Mako, Triton, Bass Pro Boating Center and more. This role's primary focus is centered around the migration to Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) for all brand websites. Aside from the UI/UX design for all brand websites, this includes creating and maintaining a central design system and component library, UX design for AEM internal authors and story writing for product requirements.

Contract UI/UX Designer 2010 - Current

Contract | Remote

Beginning as a gateway for my design career, my role as a contract designer has opened doors and provided opportunities to some of my most rewarding work. Focused on primarily on UI/UX, I have worked on responsive websites, desktop and web applications, branding (including brand guideline projects) and general marketing materials for email and advertising campaigns.

Lead UI Designer 2014 - 2015

Dapper Shopping | San Francisco, CA | Remote

Responsible for the overall UI/UX of the iOS app Dapper (for men) and Moxy (for women). Other roles included brand identity design, wireframing concepts, prototyping interactions, quality assurance and testing, design and HTML/CSS of the marketing website, design and HTML for transaction emails and marketing materials for web/print media.

Senior UI Designer 2012 - 2014

Liberty University | Lynchburg, VA

Design team lead for all web and app related projects. Responsible for creating and enforcing brand guidelines, prioritizing and assigning projects to designers and wireframing overall UX of each product. Projects included iOS and Android applications, responsive websites, complex internal web applications and student facing app tools.

Graphic Designer 2010 - 2012

Pickering Creative Group | Lynchburg, VA

Designed and developed ideas for various clients along the midwestand east coast. Included branding, web design, web development, print advertising, and marketing strategies.

Skills

Tools
  • Sketch
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)
  • InVision
  • GitHub
  • Zurb Foundation
  • Bootstrap
  • Google Analytics
  • Typeform
  • JIRA/Confluence
  • Netlify
  • Mailchimp
  • Skills
  • UI Design
  • UX Research
  • Information Architecture
  • User Testing
  • Journey Mapping
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Desktop Application Design
  • iOS Design
  • Design Systems
  • Atomic Design
  • Branding
  • Agile
  • HTML5
  • SASS/CSS
  • Git
  • Email Templating
  • Training & Awards

    Apple App Store Feature

    Moxy, April 2015
    Best New Apps & Lifestyle

    Dapper, November 2014
    Best New Apps, Lifestyle and Buy with Apple Pay

    2012 AMA Prism Award

    Corporate Identity, Pickering Creative Group

    Nielsen Norman Group

    UX Training 2019 Boston, MA
    UX Training 2017 Chicago, IL
    UX Training 2012 Chicago, IL

    Reach Design Leadership Conference

    2017 New York, NY

    Adobe Summit

    2018 Las Vegas, NV

    Currently Learning

    Tools
  • Framer X
  • Adobe XD
  • Skills
  • React Native
  • Javascript