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I have over 20 years of experience in enterprise software design and design management.


Experience

SAS

Cary, NC (16 years)

Principal User Experience Designer

April 2015 - October 2016
(1.5 years)

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

Senior Manager,
Visual Design

April 2014 - April 2015
(1 year)

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.


Manager,
Visual Design

April 2011 - April 2014
(3 years)

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
(6 years)

Designed and supported custom deployment tools. Expert knowledge of the SAS software planning and installation data.


Senior User Experience Designer

September 2000 - September 2005
(5 years)
 

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.


CareCompass Solutions

Columbia, SC, 1998-2000 (2 years). Designed web-based home health care software.

Alliance Entertainment

Coral Springs, FL, 1995-1998 (3 years). Designed B2B web-based software for a music distributor.


Skills

  • 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.

Education

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