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Portfolio

experience

specialties

UX/UI
Product Design
Wireframing and Prototyping
User Research
Mobile Experience
Art Direction

work

UX/UI Team Lead @OANDA

September 2015 - Present
  • Design the user experience for OANDA’s mobile and desktop trading platforms
  • Collaborate with product managers, directors, engineers and team members using the agile methodology
  • Manage and mentor a team of designers and ensure their career growth
  • Sketch and prototype userflows and wireframes
  • Build usability research plans for testing internally and externally
  • Understanding of html/css, iOS and Android platforms, and desktop applications

Sr UX/UI Designer @ OANDA

May 2013 - September 2015
  • Redesign all mobile applications for OANDA fxTrade
  • Create wireframes, prototypes and documentation
  • Direct and manage junior designers
  • Conduct user research sessions with clients
  • Work closely with project managers, product managers and engineers

UX/UI Designer @ CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

June 2012 to May 2013
  • Design UI/UX for web and mobile for CBC News, Politics, and Video
  • Design and develop websites from concept to final product
  • Meet, present, and collaborate with stakeholders
  • Create wireframes, prototypes and documentation
  • Provide direction and conceptual development to clients

Senior Art Director @ Ignite Health

July 2008 to February 2011
  • Design websites from concept to final product
  • Design and test UI for websites and applications
  • Manage and lead team of designers
  • Art direct photography and video shoots
  • Meet, present, and collaborate with clients

Senior Graphic Designer @ VPI.Net

October 2007 to July 2008
  • Design websites, microsites and games for various clients
  • Create UI and art assets for applications and games
  • Develop conceptual designs for various potential clients
  • Develop RFPs for various potential clients

Graphic Designer @ Microsoft MSN

July 2007 to October 2007
  • Create graphics, banners, advertisements
  • Collaborate with project managers, brainstorm
  • Manage stock photos and graphic library

Graphic Designer @ Kaboose.com

August 2006 to October 2007
  • Design microsites, contest pages, and online guides
  • Create art assets and illustrations for web use and games
  • Collaborate with account team to create conceptual designs for clients
  • Lead designer for sister sites (Funschool.com & Zeeks.com)

Graphic Designer @ Adculture

May 2005 - November 2006
  • Design advertisements, brochures, magazines, and other print collateral
  • Oversee and produce production ready print files
  • Work with Art Director and Creative Director to ensure brand consistency

tools

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
InVision
Sketch
Axure
Microsoft Office

education & awards

Graphic Design Associate Degree
  • George Brown College
  • Honour Roll and Dean’s List
MM&M Awards 2011 Finalist
  • Best Interactive Initiative for
  • Healthcare Professionals
2010 Web Marketing Association’s Web Award
  • Health Care Standard of
  • Excellence Award

about

Beauty. Passion. Design.

Design is everywhere in everyday life, and good design is what makes life delightful. I strive to achieve great design by understanding people and understanding that what I create is an extension of people. I love creating things and you’ll always see me in constant thought, ready to doodle with my pen and notebook.