Product Design Manager
Product Design Manager and Senior UX Designer for entire Data Management and Data Preparation product offerings at Tableau. Managing UX and Visual Designers focused on Tableau Prep (launched April 2018), Tableau Prep Conductor (launched February 2019), Tableau Catalog (launched June 2019), Tableau Extensions Gallery (launched July 2018) and more.
August 2017 – Present
Senior UX Designer
Product design lead for Amazon QuickSight, Amazon's new Business Intelligence application, as well as Amazon Web Services. Contributed heavily to entire product life cycle, from conceptualization to realization and eventually validation, iteration and evangelization.
January 2015 – August 2017
Product Design Lead
Product Design for Ed-Tech startup, responsible for everything from formative research and user journey maps to branding and spec-ready UI components.
September 2014 – January 2015
Senior UX Designer
Designing data visualization creation experience, creating innovative solutions for multiple environment, such as Power BI and Power View. Focus on utilizing touch to create interactive data visualization experiences, direct data manipulation and exploration. An integral part of a product team that allows users to create interactive and dynamic data visualizations and dashboard solutions in the cloud.
January 2013 – September 2014
Sole designer in an agency environment supporting various regional clients. Responsible for uncovering user needs, describing key UX characteristics, and identifying where and why user experiences difficulties with a product so that clients can make research-based business and design decisions as well as managing the engineering team and deliverables.
March 2012 – January 2013
Lead Designer for a collective group of individuals serving a wide range of midwest regional startups with abstract product visions. Responsible for identifying and interviewing users, competitive research, creating prototypes for user testing, and delivering beautiful and innovative designs to aid each startup in launching a strong MVP.
Designer for wide suite of products for K-12 education in the Midwest region, including public school system portals and mobile applications for organized team sports management.
Winter 2009 – Summer 2011
The Ohio State University
Interaction Designer and Researcher
Three-year long contract with OSU’s College of Education + Human Ecology. Partnering with College of Engineering and Department of Designer to deliver interactive design solutions and experimental applications of various interactive prototypes in educational settings.
Fall 2009 – Spring 2012
Digital Media Graphix
Art Director, Digital Designer, Programmer and Project Manager for multiple large corporate clients at small design firm.
2004 – 2009
Scripps Networks Interactive
Designing online assets and interaction design for HGTV, DIY, Food Network, Fine Living.
2002 – 2004
University of Tennessee
Design for UTK’s website as well as Department of Art promotional material, gallery way-finding, and other online assts.
2000 – 2002