INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Sandia National Laboratories - October 2018 - Current           

Role: Graduate User Experience Intern

  • Designed usability test protocol and tasks, organized and moderated usability tests.

  • Performed heuristic analysis and competitive analysis to inform a website redesign.

  • Designed information visualizations of research data.

New England Survey Systems - Brookline, MA, August 2012 - March 2016           

Role: Designer/Senior Clinical Programmer

  • Designed mobile form layout and programmed logic to control workflow according to client specifications.

  • Designed and held end-user feedback sessions.

  • Managed life cycle of projects from the drawing board to deployment and lead team of five designers.

  • Used iterative development process to respond to feedback from clients and end-users.

  • Wrote and produced how-to manuals and instructional videos for various user groups.

  • Served as the link between users in the field and development team; Collaborated with engineering team to develop new tools.

  • Evolved in-house design system to solve clients’ problems and increase usability and productivity.

EDUCATION

  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA, August 2017 - Current

    • MS-HCI, Interactive Computing

    • Courses: HCI Foundations, HCI Research Methods, Information Visualization

    • Current Courses: Engineering Psychology, User Interface Design and Evaluation (Qualitative Methods)

  • University of Massachusetts, Boston - Boston, MA, June 2007 - May 2012

    • Bachelors of Science in Mathematics, Cum Laude

    • Courses: Abstract Algebra, Real Analysis, Probability & Statistics I & II, Bayesian Data Analysis, Combinatorics

  • MITx - 2016

    • 6.001x Introduction to Computer Science & Programming Using Python; 6.002x Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science

SKILLS

UX Research

Research Interviews

Contextual Inquiry

Cognitive Walkthrough

Survey Design

Affinity Mapping

Usability Studies

Wireframing

Storyboarding

Task Analysis

 

Software & Languages

Sketch

Figma

Invision

Illustrator

Balsamiq

Other

Mathematical Logic

Visual Design

Presenting

Collaboration