User Experience Designer & Researcher
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Handshake • Product Designer
December 2018 - Present

Handshake’s mission is to help all students find careers, regardless of their background or where they went to school.
I’m currently working on Handshake’s enterprise platform to enable meaningful connections between employers and students.


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Scout RFP • Product Designer
March 2018 - November 2018

Scout RFP aims to be the single source of truth for sourcing by providing a cloud-based platform for the procurement space.
My goal was to rethink and redesign for the ever-tedious process of sourcing for buyers and vendors. I designed experiences for creating and participating in reverse auctions, dynamic negotiation analysis, and RFPs.


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The Home Depot • User Researcher & UX Designer
April 2016 - February 2018

The Home Depot is a Fortune 50 company in the retail space. I worked as the UX resource for the Enterprise Pricing Team to design internal pricing strategy tools.
My core contributions were beginning the process of implementing new features by leading discovery research, ending with usability testing, and getting regular feedback with different research methods in between.


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Randstad USA • UX and Content Management Specialist
August 2013 - April 2016

Randstad USA is one of the top staffing companies in the world that connects job seekers of all levels with employers.
At Randstad, I did user research and design for www.randstadusa.com on desktop and mobile for our job seekers and clients while increasing our site traffic, increasing quality applications, and capturing client leads. Key projects include the job application process, a resume-building tool, branch pages, and client information pages.


Side Projects & Volunteer Work
2014 - Present

I’m currently an Emotional & Practical Support volunteer at Maitri Compassionate Care in San Francisco (August 2018 - present).

Past volunteer and freelance work includes:
- Design for an Event Management System for a local high school (2017)
- Website redesign for Engineers 4 Tomorrow (2015)
- Website redesign for Megan Broadhead Therapy (2014)


Certifications
November 2015

Nielsen Norman Group - Usability Week
License Number: UXC#1010349
Received weeklong training in Wireframing & Prototyping, Mobile UX, Information Architecture, and Usability Testing


Kennesaw State University
August 2009 - May 2013

Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Minor in Economics
GPA: 3.8

Vice President of the Student Organization of Sociology