Product Designer • June 2017 – Present
Designing new and innovative experiences to help people find meaningful friendships, Groups, Pages, Posts, and other content – 2 bllion times per day – on Facebook Search.
Best Buy, Co.
Senior Designer, Mobile Apps • February 2016 – June 2017
Provided art direction and UX mentorship on the Best Buy e-commerce mobile app, while leading an effort to create a cohesive and uniform design language used across iOS andAndroid.
Disney Parks and Resorts Digital
Digital Lead Designer • July 2011 – February 2016
Served as Digital Lead Designer for the My Disney Experience iOS mobile apps for iOS and Android, which allows guests to plan and manage their Walt Disney World vacation prior to their arrival, and during their trip. Previous roles include leading commerce-related aspects of Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort web sites, and more recently, leading a complete redesign of the Disney Vacation Club web site.
Status Bar Interactive
Principal Creative Director • April 2010 – February 2015
Head of interactive agency, with roles encompassing account management, creative direction,visual/user experience design, front end development, PHP/WordPress development andmobile development (iOS and Android web apps).
Senior Web Design Manager • April 2009 – April 2010
Responsible for building and managing newly established web division for sporting goodsmanufacturer, Easton-Bell Sports, which encompasses their Baseball, Softball, Hockey, Giro,Riddell and Bell divisions. Oversaw the launch of four web sites, including an entire socialnetwork and two Magento/SAP-based online stores.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online
Visual Designer • November 2008 – April 2009
Served as visual designer, and oversaw and daily maintenance of the Disneyland and WaltDisney World web sites, while ensuring each Guest’s online experience stayed true to Disney’slevel of quality and attention to detail. Projects included designing microsite, banner ads andnew sections/features specific to each park and resort.
Walt Disney Internet Group
Visual Designer • February 2008 – November 2008
Lead designer on Disney Family.com Community, a social network dedicated toparents, while working closely with the art and creative directors, information architects andother members of the team.
Web Designer/Developer • June 2007 – February 2008
Collaborated with marketing and sales departments to design landing pages, banner ads andemail creative for use in the mobile entertainment industry. Campaigns produced have beenfeatured on MySpace, Yahoo! and Google, among other web destinations.
Senior Visual Designer and Developer • February 2005 – June 2005
Responsible for creating brand identities, online marketing campaigns and overall site development for artists signed to startup label, Midas Records. Projects included print, email marketing and web site development for artists: Angel Faith (Formerly of Disney’s girl group “No Secrets”) and Austin Brown (nephew of Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson), before the label restructured and moved headquarters to Nashville, TN.