UX Experience

UX/UI Designer  |  Tahiti Blue Interactive  |  March 2015 to Present

  • Design websites and web applications includes mockups, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, as well as, utilizing user research methods to validate designs
  • Create intuitive user experiences for complex design problems simultaneously through independent work and with team
  • Collaborate and manage internal and client teams (including remote employees) in an iterative, lean design studio through an entire project lifecycle  

Freelance Designer  |  Bardgette Designs  |  2010 to present

  • Create responsive websites, mobile applications, logos, PowerPoint templates, and business cards
  • Presented webinars on design basics to non-profit professionals
  • Teacher’s Assistant for coding workshops for beginning developers

UX Designer  |  TradeMark Media  |  February 2014 to October 2014

  • Led the visual design for client-facing website projects
  • Wrote technical specifications to define website functionality
  • Assisted lead information architect with usability testing
  • Created user experience deliverables such as sitemaps and wireframes for client and internal company projects 

Contract Web Designer  |  Capital Metro  |  November 2013 to February 2014

  • Assisted with web development and design on the company website, microsites, and landing pages
  • Trained new users on how to use company CMS

Designer/Account Manager  |  Watershed 5  | March 2011 to December 2012

  • Produced interactive and print design pieces based on art direction 
  • Created user experience deliverables such as wireframes
  • Managed a variety of project teams (internal and external)  to ensure deadlines were met

Graphic Design
Austin Community College
Austin, Texas

B.A. in Art History
Beloit College
Beloit, Wisconsin

UX/UI Tools

Other Tools
Google Apps
Microsoft Office


Volunteer Experience

For over 7+ years, I've volunteered with a variety of design and tech organizations. It's my way of giving back to the community.


Event Organizer for Design Chica | Latinitas | December 2016 to April 2017

  • Organized one-day UX conference for middle school and high school girls teaching them how to create a website

Planning Committee Member for Startup Chica | Latinitas | September 2016 to October 2016

  • The event was an opportunity for Latina girls (ages 9-17) to create and pitch a business plan to a panel of judges including Joshua Baer from Capital Factory. 
  • Recruited technology professionals to volunteer their time to mentor and share their professional experiences with the girls
  • Contacted design and technology companies to participate as sponsors for the event

 Career Presenter for Code Chica | Latinitas | April 2016

  • Discussed and fielded questions about my UX career path to middle school girls at this nonprofit's Code Chica event

 UX Judge for UT Hackathon | Freetail Hackers | March 2016

  • Reviewed and evaluated student work for this annual hackathon

 UX Designer | CreatAthon | October 2014

  • Participated in 24-hour design event leading the UX and visual design for the Colin’s Hope website

Leader | UX Book Club | August 2013 to July 2015

  • Organized and facilitated monthly book club meetings

Design Ranch Promotions Chair | AIGA Austin | June 2010 to April 2011

  • Created & distributed social media content for a 100-person conference which focuses on providing a creative recharge for designers

Creative Mass Chair | AIGA Austin | June 2009 to May 2010

  • Organized monthly networking event