Resume


Profile

Solving problems with simple, creative solutions is what I strive for. When someone says “Wow, that was easy” I know I’ve done my job. Making it all look good with the appropriate design style is the finishing touch.


Experience

UI/UX Designer

Self-Employed – Toronto, GTA
Sep 2016–Present

  • Work directly with clients to understand their overall goals.
  • Provide UX and UI design for web and mobile apps.
  • Assist with usability testing and information gathering.
  • Help with brand development.
  • Provide training to help clients better understand the importance of the user experience.
  • Offer design services from initial concepts to finished designs.

UI/UX Designer

Mohawk College – Hamilton
Nov 2016–Sep 2017

  • Worked with Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care on 2 web apps for reporting immunizations – 1 for public and 1 for health care providers.
  • Improved the UX, UI and submission times.
  • Participated in usability testing and gathered feedback to help improve the products.
  • Created wireframes, UI flows, prototypes, style guides, and hi-fidelity Bootstrap designs.

Chief Designer (Brand, UI/UX)

FlinkTO – Toronto
Oct 2011–Sep 2016

  • Played a key role in the transformation of the FlinkTO products and brand.
  • Provided UX and UI design for the FlinkTO web and mobile apps.
  • Designed all branding material.
  • Created wireframes and prototypes for new UI concepts.
  • Made necessary changes through multiple shifts in the business model.

Owner, Creative Director, Designer

2pitch – Toronto
Jul 2005–Oct 2011

  • Worked with independent clients and design agencies including Organic, MacLaren McCann, Virb, Kolody, and NHLPA.
  • Interacted with clients through the entire creative process.
  • Collaborated with developers.
  • Managed multiple projects along with all other aspects of the business.
  • Work included web design, CMS integration, print design, branding and illustration.

Senior Creative Designer

Mouth Media – Toronto
Jun 2005–Sep 2008

  • Helped build a 2 person design shop into an 8 person company.
  • Trained and mentored new designers.
  • Collaborated on large projects.
  • Gained invaluable experience with clients, marketing and the entire business process.
  • Work included web, print and branding projects from concept to completion.

Freelance Designer

Self-Employed – Calgary & Toronto
Jul 2003–Jun 2005

  • Worked on various web, print and branding projects.
  • Increased knowledge of web design and development.
  • Designed, illustrated and animated an extensive Flash site for comedian/actor Harland Williams.

Education

Graphic Design
Fanshawe College – London
1997–2001

Art Fundamentals
Sheridan College – Oakville
1998–1999


Skills

Design
UX, UI, app, web, brand

Process
ideation, story maps, IA, UI flows, wireframes, prototypes

Tools
pencil/paper, Sketch, Adobe, Affinity, Invision, Marvel, Flinto