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.
Tucows – Toronto
Collaborated with internal design teams on research, design, user testing, and iteration for Tucows rebranding and website design. *This work is currently in progress.
Planned, storyboarded, and coordinated the production of a whiteboard video which uses a straightforward analogy to explain plans for a complex, new back-end infrastructure.
Built a Sketch UI kit and documentation for a new design system.
Conducted research (interviews, surveys, and analysis of data) in preparation for a new, unified control panel.
Created presentations to help others in the company understand current design issues, the importance of user experience, and the benefits of creating a design system.
Produced prototypes, user flows, personas, and surveys, and conducted user interviews and usability tests for various projects.
Mohawk College – Hamilton
Nov 2016–Oct 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pearl Jam t-shirt design contest winner (open to fan club members worldwide).
Fanshawe College – London
Sheridan College – Oakville
UX, UI, app, web, brand
ideation, story maps, IA, UI flows, wireframes, prototypes
pencil & paper, Sketch, InVision, Figma, Adobe CC, Affinity, Vectary