I am a product designer/front-end developer hybrid who specializes in design system design, development, and management. Over the last four years, I've contributed to a few design systems at different stages, bridging together designers, engineers, and other stakeholders to design and build SaaS products at scale.

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Recent Experience

Senior User Interface Designer, Design Systems at City National Bank
Nov 2022Present

  • Lead designer and contributor to the Roxbury Design System — responsible for the direction, oversight, and support of the design system utilized by several teams (and growing) within City National Bank to build its suite of products efficiently.
Senior Design Technologist at First American
Mar 2021Nov 2022

  • Primary manager and contributor to the Ignite Design System for the Ignite application suite — including oversight and support of direction and processes of the design system.
  • Design token, pattern, component, (Angular) front-end production code, and documentation contributions to the design system's UI kit, component library, and Storybook.
  • Established design and coding best practices for product design and engineering team to help scale design and increase velocity for business initiatives.
  • Evangelization of design systems, systems design thinking, and tool support for designers and engineers.
  • Created a new color system with more hue variations for flexible pairings that better meet WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility contrast standards.
  • Created a design token system structure to support the component library and applications better.
  • Converted the Ignite Design System Sketch UI kit to a Figma library UI kit and supported new Figma designers in the Sketch-to-Figma migration.
Senior UI Developer at Boulevard
Sep 2019Feb 2021

  • Created Boulevard's design system — BLVD UI, including a Figma UI kit, React component library, and encompassing design and technical documentation.
  • Developed a systems-driven design & development process for end-to-end design and development for the design system integration.
  • Established a design token system portable to CSS and Javascript.
UX/UI Engineer at Brainbase
Oct 2018Sep 2019

  • Inherited a complex front-end codebase with technical debt and laid the foundation for a framework with reusable and scalable components built in Angular, Sass, and Bootstrap to improve quality and increase velocity.
Product Designer at Taboola
Oct 2016Feb 2018

  • Led product design on Taboola's publisher-focused analytics dashboard, Taboola Newsroom — assisting editorial teams at well-known publications such as Oath/AOL, NBC, New York Daily News by surfacing actionable data including performance insights, metrics, and recommendations on the publishers' articles in real-time.
Product Designer at Fullscreen Media
Oct 2015Jun 2016

  • Part of a multidisciplinary product design team that launched Fullscreen's video platform bringing original Fullscreen and licensed content catering to young adults.
  • Redesigned Fullscreen Go from the ground up, a semi-automated online application that allows YouTube creators to apply and formally partner with Fullscreen in minutes.
Front-End Engineer at Fullscreen Media
Dec 2013Oct 2015

  • Led efforts on Fullscreen's component library and style guide for their web-based products including Creator Platform and Fullscreen video platform.
  • Acted as liaison to the product design team and bridged the communication gap between the product design and engineering teams.
UX/UI Designer at Fullscreen Media
Sep 2012Dec 2013

  • Member of a small product design team, helping to define, design, and build Fullscreen's internal tools used to manage content creators and contracts.
  • Design Systems
  • Systems Thinking
  • Systems-Driven Design & Development
  • UX/UI Design
  • Accessibility
  • Prototyping
  • Iconography
  • Figma
  • Sass & CSS
  • CSS-in-JS
  • React
  • Angular
  • TypeScript
  • Storybook
  • JavaScript
  • Git


University of Central Florida
Aug 2003Feb 2005

  • Digital Media, concentration in Interactive Media Design (two years completed; did not receive degree).
Associate of Arts at Tallahassee Community College
Jan 2002Jul 2003

  • Major in General Studies
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