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EDUCATION

2010. M.A. English, Rhetoric & Composition. Georgia State University.

2007. B.S. English, Business & Informational Writing. Towson University.

Work

PRODUCT / DESIGN

  • Mailchimp, Sr. UX Content Strategist, 2019 - Present

  • Shootproof, UX Researcher, 2017 - 2018

  • BetterCloud, Sr. UX Designer, 2015 - 2016

  • State Farm, Sr. Information Architect, 2014 - 2015

  • The Home Depot, Information Architect, 2013 - 2014

  • The Home Depot, UX Content Strategist, 2013

  • Vocalocity, Manager of Strategic Content, 2011 - 2013

  • MediumBlue, Copywriter & Editor, 2010 - 2011

  • Razorfish, Technical Writer, 2010

  • WebMD, Copywriter, 2010

non-profit

  • Junior Achievement of Georgia, Manager of Volunteer Operations, 2008 - 2009

  • Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore, Program Manager, 2008

  • Chesapeake Habitat for Humanity, Resource Development Intern, 2007

real estate

  • PalmerHouse Properties, Realtor, 2018 - Present

  • Keller Williams Realty Metro Atlanta, Realtor, 2016 - 2018

ceramics

  • Mudfire Gallery, Studio Ranger, 2016

  • Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Studio Monitor, 2016

TRAINING

  • Experience Mapping Workshop. Adaptive Path. On behalf of BetterCloud. San Francisco, California. 2015.

  • Pragmatic Marketing – Foundations Course & Certification. On behalf of BetterCloud. New York, New York. 2015.

  • Agile Bootcamp – 3 day Course (21 PDUs). Davisbase Consulting, on behalf of State Farm – Atlanta. Bloomington, Illinois. 2015.

  • Advanced Prototyping & Mobile Prototyping Axure Training, on behalf of Home Depot. 2014.

  • Neilsen Norman Group Usability Week, New York, New York. 2013.

INVITED TALKS / PANELS

  • Presented my thoughts on “Ambient Intelligence and Context Aware Computing.” State Farm Technology Thursday Roundtable, Sponsored by ISD-Digital Department. Atlanta, Georgia. 2015.

  • Presented my thoughts about the future of design at “Future in Five.” People of Resource, Sponsored by IDSA – Atlanta, Georgia. 2013.

Attended Workshops, Conferences, and Seminars

  • Creative Mornings with Tim Keane. City Winery. Sponsored by Creative Mornings - Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. 2018.

  • Creative Morning with Sarah Kate Noftsinger & Mike Benford. Turner Studios. Sponsored by Creative Mornings - Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. 2018.

  • Ladies That UX. "Show and Tell." - Ladies That UX, Hosted by Sagepath, Atlanta, GA. 2017.

  • UIE Virtual Symposium. "Designing for Sophisticated Systems." UIE. Online. 2017.

    • Stephen Anderson. "Using Visual Models to Solve Big Design Problems."

    • Karl Fast. "Timeless Interaction Patterns."

    • Chris Noessel. "Agentive Technology."

  • Product Tank Inaugural Meetup. Sponsored by Product Tank ATL. Atlanta, Georgia. 2017.

  • UX in Government. General Assembly, Sponsored by IxDA – Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. 2015.

  • Creative Mornings with Aaron Walter. High Museum of Art, Sponsored by Creative Mornings – Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. 2015.

  • Fog Networks and the Internet of Things. Coursera, Sponsored and Facilitated by Princeton University. Online. 2015.

  • Machine Learning. Coursera, Sponsored and Facilitated by Stanford University. Online. 2015.

  • UI Prototyping Tools. General Assembly, Sponsored by IxDA – Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. 2015.

  • Creative Mornings with Eryn Eddy. Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Sponsored by Creative Mornings – Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. 2015.

  • Dan Szuc. “Sleepwalking + Designing for a Healthy Future.” Sponsored by IxDA Atlanta – Atlanta, Georgia. 2014.

  • Creative Mornings with Chris Coleman. UniverSoul Circus, Sponsored by Creative Mornings – Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. 2014.

  • Jared Spool. Hypepotamus, Sponsored by Atlanta Web Design Group – Atlanta, Georgia. 2013.

  • Creative Mornings with Jacob Escobedo.” 112 Gallery, Sponsored by Creative Mornings – Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. 2013.