dotloop (Zillow Group)
Manager, UX Design | February 2018 – Present


dotloop (Zillow Group)
Senior Mobile UX Designer | March 2017 – February 2018

  • Responsible for the visual and interaction direction of the Android and iOS apps
  • Redesigned main customer facing sections of the iOS app to match expected patterns and Apple best practices
  • Collaborated with cross-functional team to develop new messenger feature
  • Facilitated workshops to engage designers, engineers, and PMs in the design process
  • Streamlined design process by introducing new collaboration tools and file management structure
Lead Designer, Apps | March 2016 – March 2017

  • Responsible for the visual and interaction direction of the Android and iOS apps and managed team of 3 designers.
  • Continued creating conceptual sketches, wireframes, and visual designs for the Android and iOS apps
Senior Designer | March 2015 – March 2016
Designer | March 2014 – March 2015

  • Focused on reducing customer friction from search to successful booking while incorporating business priorities across Android, iOS and Desktop Web
  • Collaborated with cross-functional team from idea to launch
  • Designed wireframes, high fidelity visual designs, created specs and supported devs throughout development
  • Collaborated with designers on other platforms to support a cohesive experience across all customer touch points
  • Contributed to the Android App being featured four times in the Google Play Store with consistent double digit year over year growth across hotels, flights and rental car in the past two years
  • Developed a strong relationship with Google resulting in an early launch partnership on Google Maps Android Wear API
  • Tapped to bring mobile insights and expertise to the desktop website.
  • Worked closely with Design Director to support design team direction as well as directly managed one fellow designer

Product Designer | July 2012 – March 2014

  • Designed both the visual UI and user experience for Voxy’s language learning apps across web, iOS and Android platforms within an Agile development cycle
  • Holistically redesigned the home screen across all platforms to better support engagement with the primary action of starting a user’s next lesson
  • Took lead on redesigning the interaction and visual style of every learning activity (10+) within the Web app. Then worked with a fellow designer to translated the designs to Android
  • Collaboratively designed a new learning activity type based on real-world “Conversations” and geolocations and implemented across all platforms
  • Planned and facilitated cross-functional team workshops to engage designers, engineers, PMs and business owners in the design process
  • Initiated and planned an ethnographic research project with the goal of creating a set of modular personas for use by the entire company

Euro RSCG Life LM&P (Formerly Cell Division)
Designer | November 2010 - June 2012

  • Art directed and designed digital media, including websites, videos, iPad apps, and tablet PC programs, for a variety of pharmaceutical companies

Freelance Web Designer | August 2010 – October 2010

  • Art director and lead designer for redesign of a bridal accessories e-commerce website

Maiarelli Studio
Designer/Assistant | November 2008 – August 2010

  • Responsible for a multitude of projects including packaging, exhibit, web and editorial design
  • Developed and created 2010 identity, ad campaign and video for a design competition promoting Italian tiles
  • Designed website for pop-up shop and managed the development.
  • Responsible for internal and external newsletters for a global eye ware company
  • Designed a 300 page book for a private Chinese art collection. Also designed the cover and slipcase

Syracuse University
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Major: Graphic Arts
College of Arts & Sciences Major: History

First Prize at the 2011 American Association of Museums’ Museum Publications Design Competition for “The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes” - Role: Designer