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161 Beech Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1Y 3S9 +1 613 882 8505

So, I’ve decided to call myself a user experience designer. I particularly enjoy project diversity and collaborating with capable and motivated interdisciplinary teams. education 2007; BACHELOR OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (BID) - Carleton University, Ottawa My education gave me a very strong understanding of the product design and development process. This has stayed with me as an essential framework for producing highly user-focused, aesthetic and integrated design solutions.

workexperience 1999 - Present; FREELANCE, User Interface & Visual Interaction Design Generalist • 10 years of designing for a broad range of web, desktop, mobile and touch screen applications for a breadth of clients, markets and users. • Collaborating with development & marketing teams, providing usability and aesthetic insights through user research and intuitive design processes. • More recently, working with local businesses, designing and developing simple, to-the-point standards-based and Flash-based websites. 2006 - 2007; TRUECONTEXT, Visual Interaction Designer • Desktop, mobile, and web application visualization and conceptualization • User interaction flow modeling and wireframing • Development, unification and specification of product and corporate brand image, iconography and ‘look & feel’ 2005 (Summer); HALLGRIMSSON PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, Design Intern • Consumer and medical product research and development for a range of markets • Product ideation through sketching, detail exploration and digital rendering • Formal exploration, model making and ergonomic prototyping using a range of materials and rapid prototyping techniques View Selected Works »

primaryskills Design Processes Research/Briefing Conceptualization Prototyping & User Testing Design Detailing Presentation & Delivery Design Specification Team Collaboration Adaptivity Software Tools Photoshop Illustrator Flash InDesign Development XHTML CSS Javascript Actionscript 2 & 3 PHP

personal INTERESTS; Visual Interaction Models, User-Centred Design Methodologies, Infographics, Retro Memorabilia, Banjos, Trees, Stories, City Bike Rides, Understanding Poverty, The Truth, Moving (things) Around, Life, PEOPLE.


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