Product Design Leader
San Francisco, CA
Product Design leader for teams building consumer products, primarily in the social media space. Specialties: App design, interaction design, visual design, information architecture, design systems, prototyping, user research, design tools.
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Jul 2012 - May 2021
Sr. Design Manager
Mar 2010 - Jul 2012
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
Sr. Mobile UI Designer
Product definition, strategy, and user interface design of mobile applications for iPhone, Palm Pre, and BlackBerry. Created user interfaces for LinkedIn’s application platform (including the Company Buzz Twitter application). Researched, designed, and deployed design patterns. Community organization and outreach for LinkedIn mobile.
Aug 2005 - Apr 2008
Sr. UX Designer
Led project management for user experience design projects. Created user interfaces for internal portal web applications used globally by bankers. Evaluated web application prototypes to ensure ease of use. Usability tested user interface designs and interaction methods of portal web applications. Conducted user research studies with target user audiences. Determined standards for user interface elements, information architecture, and interaction methods across the portal applications.
Feb 2002 - Apr 2008
Aug 2004 - May 2005
Northeastern University: HCI Lab
Designed and conducted usability experiments exploring new text entry methods on mobile devices. Collaborated with professors and Ph.D. students in developing user interface prototypes. Performed analysis on data collected from usability experiments. Authored research papers for submission to trade conferences and publications.
Jun 2001 - May 2004
Harvard University UIS: Web Services
Web Technology Specialist
Developed web-based tools for clients using the PHP scripting language. Acted as the liaison between clients and project development. Led web application user interface development utilizing paper prototyping and wireframe methods. Designed standardized user interface widgets implemented throughout all web-based tools.
Jun 2002 - Jun 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Department of Economics
Conducted usability evaluations of intranet interfaces. Developed interface design recommendations for increased ease of use.
Jun 1997 - Jun 2001
The Stoneham Independent
Developed and maintained the company website. Designed web page system to display newspaper stories, photos, and interactive community pages using the PHP scripting language.
2000 - 2005
BS, Information Science, Human Computer Interaction, Psychology