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Pittsburgh-based product designer with a love of understanding systems, empowering humans, and making it nice.

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Manager, UX Design

Xometry, 2022 - Present
As a manager of UX design, my role involves determining the overall design direction and goals for the UX team, coordinating with other departments to ensure design alignment with business goals, managing and mentoring a team of UX designers, and communicating with stakeholders to present and defend design decisions. I am also involved in user research, usability testing, and analytics to inform and improve the design of the product or service.

Sr. Product Designer

Xometry, 2021 - 2022
As a senior product designer, I was responsible for driving the overall design direction of the company's products and services. This included working closely with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features, as well as iterating on and improving the design of existing products. I also had experience conducting user research, usability testing, and design sprints, and was comfortable using data and metrics to inform design decisions.

Product Designer

Xometry, 2019-2021
As a product designer, I was responsible for designing intuitive, user-centered products and features. I conducted user research and usability testing, and used data to inform design decisions. I also collaborated with cross-functional teams, including engineering, product management, and marketing, to drive the direction and success of the company's products and services.

Associate Art Director

Cornett, 2019
As an associate art director at a marketing company, I was responsible for overseeing the visual design of marketing campaigns and materials. I worked closely with clients and the creative team to develop and execute creative concepts that met business objectives and delivered a strong brand message.

Interactive Designer

Cornett, 2015-2016
As an interactive designer, I designed and developed engaging digital experiences for clients, including websites and social media campaigns. I ensured that the finished products were intuitive and easy to use for the target audience.

UX Designer, illustrator, and coach that seeks to solve human problems. Currently working as a UX Design Manager in a fast-paced technology company.

Responsible for leading design strategy, coaching fellow designers, and helping to raise the bar for the collaboration and intersection of design, engineering, and product management.

Alongside the current role, contributinh in the governance and distribution of the team's illustration guidelines and design system. His contributions include establishing a governance model, building of a core design system investment team, and creating UX patterns to enable the broader cross-platform UX teams.

Product Design
Front-End Development
User Research
Product Management
Design Systems
Bootstrap Frameworks
Visual Studio Code
Adobe Creative Cloud
Becoming a UX Strategist
Norman Nielsen Group, 2022
BFA Graphic Design
Appalachian State University, 2012