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Parsons The New School for Design

Master of Fine Arts, Design and Technology


University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Linguistics

Work Experience

Product Design Lead


April 2019 to Present

  • Lead product design across the entire self-service customer and product space including strategy, research, and design delivery. Develop the three-year roadmap alongside Product and Engineering peers and evangelize this vision across the greater team and company.

  • Establish the Chicago product team and culture by hiring, managing, and mentoring the first 3 local designers. Ensure the Chicago and California teams integrate and collaborate.

  • Support the foundations of the design culture at Glassdoor, including establishing a Design System.

Manager of Product Design

Devbridge Group

April 2018 to March 2018

  • Recruited, managed, and mentored a team of six mid-career designers

  • Supported design strategy and execution on 8+ client engagements

  • Evangelized the design discipline with senior stakeholders at client organizations, Devbridge company leadership and product team

  • Assisted sales team in pursuing new business by advocating product design services and leading scoping workshops with clients


Director of Portfolio Design Strategy


September 2016 to April 2018

  • Partnered with commercial and development leaders to define, scope, and execute multi-product integration and new product development

  • Managed and mentored junior and mid-career designers, including generalists and specialists

  • Led customer research campaigns, facilitating interviews and workshops with senior leaders of companies

  • Evangelized design process to internal senior executives

  • Represented Nasdaq at industry conferences (National Investor Relations Institute) and internal events (Organizational Sales Kick Off)




March 2015 - September 2016

  • Led design team to conduct research, synthesize findings, communicate product strategy, and execute high fidelity design recommendations.

  • Facilitated design critiques with design and non-design stakeholders

  • Interviewed and hired 10 new designers

  • Earned 6 “Display screen or portion thereof with [animated] graphical user interface” patents




February 2012 - March 2015

New York, NY

  • Designed, prototyped, and implemented front-end UX proposals in HTML/CSS/JavaScript, Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Evaluated legacy product offerings for better interface and interaction opportunities.

  • Identified opportunities to increase efficiency via reuse, establishing and maintaining UI guidelines and front-end pattern library



The New School

New York, NY  August 2011

Developed Introduction to the Processing Programming Language course curriculum with a team of seven teachers for the Parsons MFA D+T Bootcamp. Implemented curriculum through daily lessons which spanned fifteen 2.5 hour classes over three weeks.



Simple (Formerly BankSimple) 

New York, NY  May 2011 to July 2011

Worked with Research Director to design and develop internal analytics tool and internal press archive. Designed landing pages and developed strategy for multivariate user testing. Skills: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (jQuery, MooTools, custom), Ruby on Rails



New York Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)

New York, NY  January 2011 to May 2011

Updated content on internal and external company websites and managed microsites. Compiled marketing assets to develop an interactive display and experience of company projects. Skills: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery, MooTools, custom)

Speaking Engagements, Awards & Honors


Prototypes, Process, and Play, Chicago, IL, August 2017

Asbury Agile, Asbury Park, NJ, October 2014

Forge Conference, Philadephia, PA, September 2014

Information Architecture (IA) Summit, San Diego, CA, March 2014

Agile, Nashville, TN, August 2013 (Mo’ Solutions, Mo’ Problems)



WebVisions NYC, New York, NY, April 2014



(sponsored by EPFL+ECAL Lab in partnership with ENSCI-Les Ateliers, Royal College of Art, and Parsons The New School for Design)

Project selected for exhibition and commercialization, 2012


#FEED Interactive Art Exhibition

(sponsored by Samsung Mob!le and Twitter)

Featured Artist, Austin, TX, 2012