Experience

Web Designer & Developer

Twiddy | August 2015 - present
  • Lead of web design and front-end development.

Front-end Developer and Visual Designer

MINDBODY | February 2013 - August 2015 (2 years 5 months)
  • Front-end development using HTML, CSS, and jQuery.
  • Collaboration with creative and technical teams in a Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Performed regular code reviews with other front-end developers.
  • Evangelized best-practices across the entire product development team.
  • Helped build and maintain a Design Library for consistent and reusable code in the software.
  • Transitioned from front-end developer to a hybrid role of user-interface design and HTML/CSS prototyping.
  • A focus on visual design and interactions across multiple teams.
  • Collaboration with several UX designers and front-end developers to ensure an appealing and consistent UI is implemented
  • Prototyped (HTML/CSS/JS) larger projects for refining micro-interactions and iteration based on feedback from usability testing.
  • Observed usability tests and particpated in design reviews and design studios.

Lead Web Designer & Front-end Developer

Metro Studios | December 2011 - February 2013 (1 year 2 months)
  • Designed and developed all website projects for a small ad agency.
  • Front-end development using HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP.
  • Consistent communication with the client to ensure the design phase stays on schedule.
  • Collaboration with a team of managers, developers and content strategists to create the best possible product.
  • Management of several website design projects and related deadlines at any given point in time.

Graphic Designer / Web Designer / Front-end Developer

University of Northern Iowa | October 2009 - December 2011 (2 years 2 months)

Freelance Designer and Developer

2007 - present (8+ years)

Education

Bachelor's in Business Marketing

University of Northern Iowa | 2008 - 2011