Principal Product Designer
2022 – 2023
As a Team Lead and Mentor for Brightside’s Design Team, I collaborated closely with Product and Engineering teams in an agile environment and influenced design decisions as an advocate for the User.
UX Design Manager
2019 – 2022
I led the team for growth and scalability, overseeing daily and weekly check-ins, goal setting, training, performance evaluations, career development, and hiring. I fostered strong relationships with stakeholders, effectively communicated complex ideas, and created comprehensive roadmaps for planning and execution.
Sr. Product Designer, Frontend Engineer
Weedmaps, Ghost Group LLC
2013 – 2029
Worked closely with product and engineering during the early stages defining design culture and team growth. Transitioned to engineering and worked across many Agile teams, helped to build Weedmaps design system SDK – using react, Next.js, Mobx, and styled components.
VP of Creative Operations
SearchCore Inc, Tattoo.com, Manufacturedhomes.com
2012 – 2013
Managed a team of creatives, and worked with clients and stakeholders. Pushed team to learn bleeding-edge technology at the time – nodejs and invision.
UX/UI Designer, Frontend Engineer
Design and Develop features for many cal spas websites with a focus on engagement and SEO. Completed wireframes and comps with strict timelines.
2011 – 2012
Responsible for accomplishing the project objectives for website work at SPINX Agency. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear attainable objectives and building the project requirements using Waterfall methodology.