I have over 20 years of experience in enterprise software design and design management.
Cary, NC (16 years)
Principal User Experience Designer
April 2015 - October 2016
Designed innovative product prototypes as requested by the CTO/VP of R&D. Presented concepts to executives.
Hand picked by the CTO/VP of R&D to create an internal Accelerator program. The goal was to investigate new product concepts, promote design thinking throughout R&D, and expand employee innovation and leadership skills.
Worked with executives, HR, Legal, Marketing and Product Management to develop program.
- 25% of 13,000 worldwide employees visited web site
- 65 concept submissions
- 13 concepts with patent potential
April 2014 - April 2015
Hired and managed a team of visual designers and CSS developers who supported 50+ shipping products and common UI frameworks. Technologies included HTML5, CSS3/LESS, native iOS and Android.
Established creative team building program of art field trips for CTO/VP of R&D and entire design team. This program was featured in the “Best Places to Work” application for three years.
Single-handedly maintained over 40 Flex CSS stylesheets that controlled over 30 shipping Flex products. I took on this responsibility so that my team could move on to HTML5 design work.
April 2011 - April 2014
Hired and managed a team of visual designers and CSS developers who supported 50+ SAS shipping products and common UI frameworks. Technologies included HTML/CSS, Dojo, Flex, and SAS ODS.
Established “BIRD’s Eye View” lecture series by request of the VP of R&D. Lecturers included artists, game level designers, professors, and local entrepreneurs.
Senior Systems Developer
September 2005 - April 2011
Designed and supported custom deployment tools. Expert knowledge of the SAS software planning and installation data.
Senior User Experience Designer
September 2000 - September 2005
UX and visual design for multiple SAS products, including Portal, BI reporting clients, and ETL clients. Technologies included HTML/CSS, Java clients, Windows clients, and Flex.
Columbia, SC, 1998-2000 (2 years). Designed web-based home health care software.
Coral Springs, FL, 1995-1998 (3 years). Designed B2B web-based software for a music distributor.
- Design management and leadership
- Innovation program creation
- Creative team building
- Design thinking
- UX/visual design for enterprise software
- Graphic design and branding
- Sketch, InVision, Illustrator, etc.
2016 Graphic Design - Coursera specialization certificate
California Institute of the Arts, 2016
Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Coursera specialization certificate
University of Maryland, 2015
Master of Fine Arts - Drama Design, Media and Technology
University of Georgia, 1995
Bachelor of Music - Major: Music Engineering, Minor: Electrical Engineering
University of Miami, 1990