I’ve been a Creative Director, I’ve been an Interactive Director, I’ve managed small development and creative teams, I’m an eternal optimist and I love working with people.
I captured a BFA in Illustration and Communication Design from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design at a time when the World Wide Web was in an infancy stage. Coding permeated my existence in a way that I was able to forge an eternal balance between communication, creativity and technology.
I’ve worked as an Instructor and Presenter at the Madison Media Institute teaching animation, UI design and programming. I’m an advanced blogger and an accomplished speaker of UI and UX Strategy at conferences around the country.
The majority of my professional career has been working in the Advertising Agency world as an Interactive Director and Creative Lead. With over 12 years of B2B and B2C experience working with international clients like BASF, Pfizer, Zoeits, Johnson Controls, GE, Miller Brewing Co. I have an acute sense of Branding and in the execution of Visual Language. As an Interactive Director and Creative Lead I have managed teams from both a development and creative/conceptual perspective and I love working face to face with clients.
As a Senior UX Engineer I am partially charged with the growth and excellence of User Centered Strategy, Design and Development by fostering UI and UX collaboration and documentation across teams, departments and leadership.
My daily goals are to help cultivate, promote and galvanize: creativity, technology and innovation.