I love to build things, I’m always tinkering with constant curiosity and experimentation. With over 10 years of building for the web, I’m comfortable creating end-to-end experiences, design strategy, product management, and collaborating with developers to solve challenging problems.
My skill set allows me to design and build software along with learn from the people who use it. It’s gratifying taking concepts from ideation to implementation, to guide engagement and a successful user experience. Always be learning.
I value collaboration, communication, teamwork, empathy and leadership.
Product Design Experience
Previously, I was building the Propeller One app with a small team here in the Comox Valley. Propeller One is a digital integrated aircraft journey log, technical records and technical dispatch system for small airlines.
Prior to Propeller One, I helped the team at Kitestrings launch a prototype app to test for a business case for the product. The app helps teams organize, centralize, and share passwords for client projects.
Past Design Experience
Simplex Mobility, a mobility management services provider. Responsible for designing and building a Ruby on Rails app called My-Serve with a small distributed team. The purpose of My-Serve is to equip telecom admins with helpful tools to manage their company wide mobility. Role included interaction design, interface design, front-end development and product management. Making a phone bill worth reading while saving businesses money.
InQuicker responsible for UI designs which addressed business, brand and patient requirements. I created user-flows, personas, wireframes, prototypes, and coded HTML/CSS/SASS. Used detailed analysis and testing to develop ideas and solutions to improve the patient experience. Collaborated with engineers and marketing to ensure goals are met in the product development process.
Out of a love for music and collecting records, I curate Silent Season, an electronic music label releasing limited edition vinyl records and handmade CDs, with a family of artists from around the world.
I currently volunteer with Comox Valley Search & Rescue as a member-in-training.
I founded and coordinated the Comox Valley Web Posse, a community of designers and developers who meet together for professional development and social events.
Grateful to live and work in the unceded territory of the K’omoks First Nation. Comox Valley, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
A few inspiring books
✓ Rework, 37signals
✓ Don’t Make Me Think, Steve Krug
✓ The Design of Everyday Things, Don Norman
✓ The Laws of Simplicity, John Maeda
✓ Lean UX, Jeff Gothelf