EXPERIENCE

Macquarium, Atlanta, GA — Director of UX

MAY 2020 – OCTOBER 2020

As Director of UX, I oversaw a team of UX designers with immense talent. I was responsible for UX process implementation, methodology adherence, and team member development. I had the amazing opportunity to manage global client projects with multi-million dollar budgets. I also worked closely across multidisciplinary environments to achieve corporate goals.  

Nuvizz, Atlanta, GA — Lead Senior UX Designer  

SEPTEMBER 2019 – APRIL 2020

As the lead Senior UX Designer, I work closely with key stakeholders and business owners. I oversee offshore teams and engage our development group daily in our design sprints to ensure prototypes are consistent with production versions of client applications. I incorporate user journeys and workflows in the validation of my designs as well as offering substantial documentation of my process and methods.  

 

The Mark Group – Freelance, Atlanta, GA — Senior UX Designer  

JANUARY 2019 – Present

I have worked on projects ranging from the web and mobile applications, development of personas to interactive prototypes. I have worked closely with product owners to construct user flows and productivity metrics, as well as playing a key role in working with development teams to deliver coherent and reliable compositions.     

    

Prestige Staffing – InfoMart, Atlanta, GA — Senior UX Designer  

JULY 2018 – JANUARY 2019

As the Lead Senior UX Designer, I developed creative and usability standards. I worked closely with stakeholders creating wireframes, user flows, low and high fidelity prototypes, and engaged in user testing and validation. With utilization of various tools, I was able to conduct research analysis to identify key benchmarks within the screening and security industry. We were able to create an industry tested product that increased user retention and provided significant analysis for key stakeholders. 

 

WGVS, San Antonio, TX — UX Director

DECEMBER 2017 – MAY 2018

I served as project lead and facilitator of User Experience. I established an Agile project management environment and conducted training to equip the team on best practices. Through my oversight of UX designers and researchers, I successfully conducted focus groups, built user personas, instituted user testing and validated usability standards. The result was a keen understanding of our audience  and our prototypes scored through the roof. 

MiracleSoft – Home Depot, Atlanta, GA — Senior UX Designer

JANUARY 2017 – DECEMBER 2017

As the Lead Senior UX Designer, I was responsible for  the design of a high priority corporate web application. I worked closely with key stakeholders to identify multi-departmental impact and organizational acceptance. As a result of successfully delivering on all requirements, I was tasked with overseeing all creative within my department. 

 

The Lunchboxx, Atlanta, GA — Senior UX Designer 

SEPTEMBER 2014 – JANUARY 2017

I worked as Lead Designer in the creation of all client mobile apps. I created low fidelity wireframes to validate client goals. High fidelity prototypes were designed and upon client approval were submitted for publishing to Apple-IOS and Google-Android.

 

Localize Me, Detroit — Senior UX Designer

OCTOBER 2013 – SEPTEMBER 2014 

I worked on a personal mobile app project to develop an entertainment app that would allow users to find restaurants and bars within walking distance of their device. The users would receive discounts and coupons from local businesses as they entered a geo-fence specific the area.

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Detroit — Application Developer

JUNE 2012 – SEPTEMBER 2013 

During the implementation of The Affordable Health Care Act, I worked on a team of developers responsible for updating and enhancing all online content for the organization. The coding opportunities consisted of MySQL C#, HTML5, CSS, and JS.

 

Manifest Media Group, Detroit, MI — Senior UX/UI Designer

JULY 2011 – JUNE 2012  

My responsibilities included the design of all web and mobile applications, style guides and pattern libraries. I worked closely with clients to understand their mission and translated those discussions into prototypes that were presented to users. I oversaw focus groups and user testing and created Strategy presentations for the client. 

New Birth MBC, Lithonia, GA — Senior Director Web Administrator

SEPTEMBER 2010 – OCTOBER 2011 

I oversaw the global management of website development, online streaming and social media initiatives across multiple campuses. I participated in weekly strategy meetings to outline global objectives and strategic milestones. By building a successful team along with concise and intuitive design, we grew the online membership by 60%.

Kingdom Church, Ewing, NJ  Media Director 

OCTOBER 2009 – AUGUST 2010 

I oversaw the production of media, Web and interactive projects for the use of internal and external promotion. Serving as Creative Lead and Manager of Web and interactive communications projects from initial consultation through successful launch, I developed and maintained all websites under the Kingdom church brand. 

 

Madkreative Studios, Inc, Atlanta, GA — Creative Director

MARCH 2003 – SEPTEMBER 2009

I was responsible for managing web and interactive projects. I developed and maintained websites utilizing Joomla CMS. I created project plans, specifications, and application prototypes/wireframes. 

I managed project change orders and impact analysis, developed RFP responses, proposals and estimates. I conduct business process and requirements analysis, oversaw project team, and development efforts. I contribute to application and Web site testing efforts. We landed the 3rd largest Pharmaceutical company in the country.

EDUCATION

Rhema Bible College, Broken Arrow, OK — 2 years completed

JUNE 1992 – SEPTEMBER 1994

Majored in Theological Studies with an emphasis on pastoral leadership