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American City
Business Journals

October 2012 – Present

UX Designer in New York, NY

Freelance / Consultant

July 2011 – Present

Product Designer in New York, NY

An ambitious designer determined to reconnect with his craft.

  • Readied a charitable, social e-commerce startup for its public launch by designing and coding the front-end for its marketing and product sites
  • Guided a 163 year-old newspaper company to provide a more delightful user experience by streamlining its information architecture as they prepared to move their website to the Ellington CMS
  • Carefully realigned the website of a department at Stanford University to offer more obvious navigation and more comfortable reading for its visitors

TheLadders

September 2010 – July 2011

Information Architect in New York, NY

A hybrid UX/visual designer and developer narrowing his focus to the discipline of User Experience Design.

  • Conducted user interviews and interpreted findings for sharing throughout the company
  • Designed conversion funnels to optimize for both customer satisfaction and achievement of business goals
  • Prototyped design solutions to integrate efficiently into an agile development workflow

Arc90

June 2010 – September 2010

Visual Designer (Contract) in New York, NY

A budding designer applying his craft across multiple client applications for the web and iPhone.

  • Created effortless interaction flows and crisp UI elements for McGraw Hill’s newest iPhone app

Scripps Interactive
Newspapers Group

May 2007 – June 2010

May 2006 – May 2007
Internship

User Experience Specialist in Knoxville, TN

A strong-willed activist refusing to let outdated and closed-minded newspaper methods of operation overrule improvements to user experience.

  • Streamlined Scripps’ 20 separate newspaper websites onto one common platform, enabling future development to move forward with considerable ease and efficiency
  • Integrated new technologies into the UX team’s workflow, optimizing its output capabilities
  • Pinpointed user experience struggles through participation in multiple live usability tests and quickly built workable solutions to solve documented problems

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