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Employment History

UX DesignerMay 2016 - Present

Standard Life | Edinburgh, Scotland

User testing and journey design

  • Expanded the UX team’s analytics and feedback capabilities by implementing tools for session recording and feedback
  • Created company’s first set of journey patterns that follow usability, accessibility and common web standards

Stakeholder engagement

  • Turned business requirements into solutions for customers working alongside product owners, proposition and marketing representatives, customer support and IT
  • Advocated for a user-centered approach to business by sharing findings from in-person and remote user testing across the organization

Front-end development

  • Designed and built reusable UI and layout components in HTML, SASS and JavaScript
  • Scaled design thinking by working directly with engineers to build a shared design, code and documentation repository

Senior Web and Graphic DesignerFeb. 2012 - Aug. 2015

PeopleMatter | Charleston, South Carolina

Corporate website design and development

  • Developed overall site design, user experience and information architecture
  • Increased sales pipeline coming from the website to over 31%
  • Managed team of remote Drupal backend developers
  • Integrated with marketing lead generation and video hosting systems (Pardot, Wistia)

Print production and layout

  • Developed, design and manage production of product marketing materials
  • Produced sales collateral, internal communications, infographics, eBooks and white papers
  • Introduced new production department job workflows and file management techniques

Presentation design

  • Liaised with sales team members to create a presentation slide library
  • Worked with CEO and other company leadership for corporate keynote addresses

Graphic DesignerNov. 2010 - Feb. 2012

PeopleMatter | Charleston, South Carolina

Created thought leadership assets, sales presentations, marketing collateral, email campaign graphics and customer testimonial videos. Collaborated with marketing and strategy teams to design all of the company’s product branding elements.

Layout EditorAugust 2009 - April 2010

The Tiger Newspaper | Clemson, South Carolina

Revamped layout for arts and entertainment section of campus newspaper with a 20,000 weekly readership. Developed branding elements, logos and style to create a cohesive, magazine-like feel to an outdated section.

Parliamentary TraineeJanuary 2009 - April 2009

UK Parliament | London, England

Developed business acumen working in an international political environment. Designed advertising material to be sent to 45,000 constituents. Collaborated with design and production staff developing and adapting campaign content for various geographic regions in Scotland, England and Wales.

InternMay 2008 - August 2008

thelab, New York City, New York

Worked in all levels of production at a digital prepress and creative retouching company. Assisted with customer service, desktop operator, retouching and proofing departments.

SpecialistJune 2007 - August 2007

Apple, Inc. (Retail) | San Antonio, Texas

Trained in and utilized the A.P.P.L.E steps of customer service to clearly explain features and benefits of innovative Apple products. Delivered complete technology solutions to individuals and businesses using Apple’s corporate retail philosophy.


B.S., Graphic Communications (Business Administration Minor)

Clemson University | 2006-2010


  • HTML
  • CSS & SASS
  • GIT


CodeCamp Web Basics 101-104

Charleston Digital Corridor | 2015

Formal training in HTML, CSS and JavaScript

Usability and Agile UX Training

Nielsen Norman Group | 2012/2014

Immersive training on best practices in the fields of usability and interface design

Personal MBA

PeopleMatter | 2012-2014

Team-based study group focussing on modern business practices