ABOUT

I’m a digital product designer living in Upstate New York.

I’m a digital product designer living in Upstate New York.

I have worked over eight years in higher education. Currently, I lead product design at Ithaca College. Prior to that, I worked for six years as a visual designer with a focus on branding and front-end development.
I create clean, functional interfaces for digital.

I'm passionate about good design and intuitive user experience. In my design practice, my goal is always to bring together the needs of a business with those of its customers and users.

I have worked over eight years in higher education. Currently, I lead product design at Ithaca College. Prior to that, I worked for six years as a visual designer with a focus on branding and front-end development.

I create clean, functional interfaces for digital. I'm passionate about good design and intuitive user experience. In my design practice, my goal is always to bring together the needs of a business with those of its customers and users.

I have worked over eight years in higher education. Currently, I lead product design at Ithaca College. Prior to that, I worked for six years as a visual designer with a focus on branding and front-end development. I create clean, functional interfaces for digital.

I'm passionate about good design and intuitive user experience. In my design practice, my goal is always to bring together the needs of a business with those of its customers and users.

I have worked over eight years in higher education. Currently, I lead product design at Ithaca College. Prior to that, I worked for six years as a visual designer with a focus on branding and front-end development. I create clean, functional interfaces for digital.

I'm passionate about good design and intuitive user experience. In my design practice, my goal is always to bring together the needs of a business with those of its customers and users.

EXPERIENCE

Ithaca College
Senior User Interface Designer June 2015 - Present
Design and research all facets of digital solutions including user experience, interaction, and visual designs of key applications across the college. Lead design innovation and effectively communicate vision through wireframes, prototypes, user journeys, and process flows. Collaborate with the product owner and engineers to translate data points and solutions into finalized products.

Ithaca College
Senior User Interface Designer  June 2015 - Present
Design and research all facets of digital solutions including user experience, interaction, and visual designs of key applications across the college. Lead design innovation and effectively communicate vision through wireframes, prototypes, user journeys, and process flows. Collaborate with the product owner and engineers to translate data points and solutions into finalized products.

Ithaca College
Visual Designer & Developer  June 2011 - 2015
Responsible for the design transformation of the college’s brand, including creating all marketing communication vehicles, to establish a new visual identity in support of the college’s strategic initiatives. Responsible for delivering impactful, engaging, timely, consistent, and cost-effective print, web, multi- and rich media, email, mobile, TV, and other communications materials used campus-wide.

Ithaca College
Visual Designer & Developer  June 2011 - 2015
Responsible for the design transformation of the college’s brand, including creating all marketing communication vehicles, to establish a new visual identity in support of the college’s strategic initiatives. Responsible for delivering impactful, engaging, timely, consistent, and cost-effective print, web, multi- and rich media, email, mobile, TV, and other communications materials used campus-wide.

Malcuria Studio
Founder, Creative Lead 2009 - Present
Established and operate a freelance design studio catering to clients ranging from small non-profits to globally recognized agencies.

  • Develop best-in-class user experiences for mobile, web and social platforms.
  • Create Identity Systems, Logo Design & Branding
  • Illustration and Iconography
  • Letterpress Invitations & Posters

Malcuria Studio
Founder, Creative Lead  2009 - Present
Established and operate a freelance design studio catering to clients ranging from small non-profits to globally recognized agencies.

  • Develop best-in-class user experiences for mobile, web and social platforms.
  • Create Identity Systems, Logo Design & Branding
  • Illustration and Iconography
  • Letterpress Invitations & Posters

Antal Media
Senior Visual Designer  June 2005 - Dec 2009
Lead designer on promotional materials including point-of-sale, mailings, magazines, promotional items, annual international retailer conference materials, and brand advertising.
Art directed magazine photo shoots working with photographers, designers, and writers. Develop logos and campaigns for advertising, product lines and other special promotions for international advertising, in-store, and point-of-sale placements.

Antal Media
Senior Visual Designer  June 2005 - Dec 2009
Lead designer on promotional materials including point-of-sale, mailings, magazines, promotional items, annual international retailer conference materials, and brand advertising.
Art directed magazine photo shoots working with photographers, designers, and writers. Develop logos and campaigns for advertising, product lines and other special promotions for international advertising, in-store, and point-of-sale placements.

SKILLS

  • Interaction Design
  • UI Design
  • Visual Design
  • Prototyping
  • Usability Testing
  • User Research
  • Information Architecture
  • Front-End Development
  • SASS/CSS, HTML, Javascript, Git
  • Hand and Digital Illustration
  • Interaction Design
  • UI Design
  • Visual Design
  • Prototyping
  • Usability Testing
  • User Research
  • Information Architecture
  • Front-End Development
  • SASS/CSS, HTML, Javascript, Git
  • Hand and Digital Illustration

TOOLS

  • Sketch
  • Photoshop
  • InVision Studio
  • Principle
  • After Effects
  • Zeplin
  • Sketch
  • Photoshop
  • InVision Studio
  • Principle
  • After Effects
  • Zeplin

WORKFLOW

  • GitHub
  • Jira + Notion
  • InVision
  • GitHub
  • Jira + Notion
  • InVision
  • GitHub
  • Jira + Notion
  • InVision

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

Buffalo State University, Buffalo NY
BFA in Design and Visual Communications

Manchester Met University, Manchester UK
Design Internship and Study Abroad Program

NN/g UX Certification
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Buffalo State University, Buffalo NY
BFA in Design and Visual Communications

Manchester Met University, Manchester UK
Design Internship and Study Abroad Program

NN/g UX Certification
nng uxc badge

Buffalo State University, Buffalo NY
BFA in Design and Visual Communications

Manchester Met University, Manchester UK
Design Internship and Study Abroad Program

NN/g UX Certification
nng uxc badge

Buffalo State University, Buffalo NY
BFA in Design and Visual Communications

Manchester Met University, Manchester UK
Design Internship and Study Abroad Program

NN/g UX Certification
nng uxc badge

Let's build something great together!