I'm a problem solver. I conduct user research, design solutions, and deliver final products on time, on budget, and in scope. I like taking on projects that allow me to flex both my UX and digital strategy muscles.
I live in Charlotte, North Carolina with my wife Laura Beth, my three young children Anna Claire, Jack, and Liza, and my springer spaniel Ruby. When I'm not a daddy and not designing, I love to train for local triathlons.
My background is comprehensive: branding, user experience, business process, content management, visual design, usability testing, front-end development, project management, and sales. I use all of these skills to my advantage, to be able to lead teams to create something great.
Re-designed, developed, & implemented a Bootstrap-based app that's built to track volunteer hours and user profile data. Coordinated its implementation across mobile web and native (iOS & Android) platforms.
Responsibilities: client-facing strategy lead, designer, developer, tester
Strategized and co-designed a travel & hospitality community for one of the fastest digital start-ups globally. Aligned SaaS-based software capabilities to responsive brand standards to ensure the experience was seamless and consistent aross desktop, tablet, and mobile.
Responsibilities: client-facing strategy lead, mobile interaction architect
Designed, developed, project managed and launched a nationally recognized youth leadership site. Integrated the experience into a responsive framework and deployed it on a content management system
Program lead for the strategic re-design of a high performing support community for a major telecom enterprise.
Responsibilities: client-facing program lead, site envisioning and story developer, user experience architect, front-end development & responsive design consultation
Architected an online community aligned to a nationwide travel credit card product
Responsibilities: client-facing project lead, site envisioning and story developer, user experience architect (wireframes and prototyping), front-end development and visual design consultationVisit
Led, designed, and developed an ecommerce app with a CMS back-bone and integrated pricing engine leveraging FoxyCart
Responsibilities: client-facing project lead, site envisioning and story developer, user experience architect (wireframes and prototyping), front-end development, CMS development, brand consultation
Status: site no longer active
I'm a public speaker, and I love interacting with people. In May of 2014 I led a panel on development best practices for community design at Lithium's LiNC conference, and in 2009, I led a SXSW Interactive panel with leading web designers and thought leaders Christopher Schmitt and Kimberly Blessing. Prior to that, I taught Interactive Media and Media Law as a graduate teaching assistant at Florida State University.