Resume

 
About Me

I'm a UX designer with a broad interest in product, strategy, and development. I have a background in software engineering and ITSM. I'm an advocate of discovery-driven planning and lean/agile approaches to product definition and delivery.

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Experience
Principal UX Designer at SolarWinds

​2012 - present

Worked with product managers and developers across the SolarWinds Core IT business to deliver new features, refactor legacy features, and launch new product lines. Built complex, interactive prototypes (Axure, Angular, d3). Facilitated design sprints using a custom 4-day model. Mentored junior designs, wrote case studies for successful projects, worked with a worldwide team to deliver products that users love.

Technical Lead Developer at SolarWinds

​2011 - 2012

Led the effort to integrate Hyper9 with the SolarWinds product suite. Introduced the MVVM pattern to other product teams. Collaborated with UX to redesign the Hyper9 product navigation. 

User Interface Lead at Hyper9

​2007 - 2011

Designed and built a robust, modular user interface (Flex). Collaborated extensively with founders and backend developers to find creative ways to use the underlying technology to solve user problems. Wrote tests (FlexUnit) and build integration (Maven/ant).

Engineer at Surgient

​2003 - 2007

Performed a variety of development tasks.  Highlights include defining a protocol for software agent capability discovery (C#), creating a UI framework that allowed professional services to rapidly create custom websites for clients (C#/XSLT), and building tools for batch-editing virtual disk images (C++).

Front End Developer at ProTier

​2001 - 2003

Designed and built the company's web-based UI (C#/ASP.Net). Worked with the founders to transition the company from a hosted MSP business to an on-premises packaged product.

Consultant at Edison Group

​1999 - 2000

Wrote Peoplesoft middleware connector code (VB6) for clients. Worked with senior consultants and customers to define requirements and validate finished code.

UXD

DESIGN SPRINTS

DATA VIZ

AGILE

ITSM

Tools

AXURE

SKETCH

HTML/CSS/JS/D3

C#

VISIO

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