An accomplished design leader, educator, and dedicated user advocate. I am passionate about crafting and delivering meaningful, measurable end-to-end customer experiences.
For the past 18 years, I have honed my expertise in guiding and inspiring global product design teams while driving user-centered organizational planning. Throughout my career, I have thrived in tackling complex workflows and domains, consistently rising to meet the most challenging of design endeavors.
In this time I have had the pleasure of designing and leading..
Product Designers & Mgr's lead / mentored
Hours of User Inquiries and Testing
Component Design System built and deployed
Web / Desktop Products Overseen
Marketing Designs / Campaigns Lead
Corporate Re-brands / Rollouts
Major Corporate Conference Brands delivered
Empowering Today’s Hybrid Workforce
Sr Manager, User Experience
VMware- 06/21/2021- Current
In the modern work landscape, my team confronts significant challenges, including the fragmented nature of security measures, increasing operational complexity, and less-than-optimal user experiences.
Placing users at the forefront of our strategy empowers my designers to approach these challenges with a fresh perspective, one that prioritizes the creation of seamless workspaces that transcend boundaries and limitations.
Building a Global Design Organization
Director, User Experience and Community
Nuix 01/2016 - 06/21/2021
The transformation towards a more user-centric organization took shape with my arrival at Nuix, where I embarked on the mission of establishing a global user experience practice.
Over the course of my 5 1/2-year tenure, my primary focus was on elevating the prominence of UX and design thinking within our operations, and strategically aligning pivotal initiatives with our overarching corporate strategies.
This journey was instrumental in shaping the organization's commitment to putting user needs at the core of what we do.
UX Educator / Mentorship
Thinkful, DesignLab, & Career Foundry
07/2020 - Current - Part Time
As a part-time mentor and educator across various online Bootcamp platforms, I am committed to fostering the development of the designers of tomorrow.
I am passionate about igniting their creativity through a dynamic UX/UI education. It's a privilege to be a part of their educational journey as they equip themselves with the skills and knowledge needed to craft their unique design narratives. This journey is a source of genuine inspiration for me, and I find it truly rewarding to witness their growth every day.
Master of Business Administration:
Innovation & Strategy
Thomas Jefferson University
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Graphic Design
The University of the Arts
Designing and Building AI Products/ Services
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Product-led Design Certification