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frog (frogdesign.com)
Austin TX

UX Designer for Immersive Experience
Design for immersive and integrated media, including web based and mobile computing solutions.

GIGS 2010

Walgreens E-Commerce and Mobile

Chicago, IL

Senior UX Designer for Mobile
Design for mobile applications: iPad, iPhone, and Android. Responsible for conceptualization, requirements review, integration with IA teams, and UI design for both new consumer and enterprise applications. Strong advocacy role for best practices and standards implementation within the mobile space, and steering existing work modes towards Apple Human User Interface Guidelines, and their larger influence across emerging platforms.

Austin, TX

Senior UX Author/Designer
Software development for mobile applications: iPad, iPhone, Android, and others. Responsible for concepting, market research, requirements review, integration with technical teams, UI design, and final development of software development scopes. Write all documentation and supervise delivery of all assets for production and release on the iTunes app store.

2001 - NOW
Independent Design Contracts

interactive, print, identity, strategy, illustration, products
Grande Communication, University of Texas School of Law, 4 Empowerment.com, Plum Blossom Clinic, Widner Oral Surgery, Stonehouse Oral Surgery, Journyx Software, Mandola's Market, Burnes Group, AvoClassic Guacamole, Wink Restaurant, A Look for Love, Journyx Software, Haehnel Stewart Advertising, Stonehouse Oral Surgery, Mandolas Market, Austin Plastic Surgery Institute, Dance Umbrella, TKO Advertising, Bike Austin, Adisa Communications, Hitachi, FG Squared.

2001 - NOW
Spek | speklife.com

Creative vision, architectural and interior design, and construction management for residential real estate projects. Emphasis on green building and innovative re-use of existing structures. Manage all teams of contractors and services for completion of project. Responsible for all accounts payable and real estate transactions.

2003 – 2004
OnSite Austin
Austin, Texas

Creative Director
Information architecture, design, and interactive strategy for technology services company specializing in application design, information architecture, and interactive strategy for B2B and e-commerce clients. Responsible as primary client contact on interactive projects, document creation for developmental processes with foreign contractors, and writing proposals for consulting projects. Art direction and copywriting on projects, and direction for team of developers.

2000 – 2001
Austin, TX

User Experience Architect
Information architecture, design, and interactive strategy for large advertising agency with client base in technology industries. Responsible for reconfiguring websites for multibillion dollar industries to enhance usability and functionality. Worked on Compaq, Novell, Citrix, and Vignette.

1999 – 2000
Austin, TX

Senior Designer

Worked with product management team to implement new user interface strategies and revisions for online home furnishings sales and promotions. Concepted and designed interface for an interactive shopping tool, Stylefinder, and designed new interface for merger with Amazon.com. Supervised photoshoots, strategized and concepted the Living.com photographic identity, and art directed new style guidelines for all online photography.

1998 – 1999
Cyberplex Interactive Media
Austin, TX

Interface Designer
Responsible for strategizing, concepting, and development of visual identities for multimedia branding. Designed interfaces to be executed with production department for a range of high-tech clients. Played active roll on team with marketing, design, and technology components to create e-business innovations. Masterminded interface for virtual seminar program for Tivoli, Inc.

1997 – 1998
University of Texas Performing Arts Center

Art Director
Responsible for design, production, and copywriting for varied graphic and print materials, large scale interior signage, and multimedia branding strategies. Championed innovations and expansion of marketing message to the world wide web.

1996 – 1997
Max Beck Design
Miami Beach, FL

Creative direction, management, design, copywriting, and sales/P.R. for independent design firm. Supervised media placement and branding initiatives for wide range of clients, including Tamboril Cigar Company. Consultant and creative director for redesign of South Florida Art Center's identity and PR campaign. Creative direction for BAC International Bank's website.

1995 – 1996
Pfeffer & Associates
Coral Gables, FL

Creative Director
Art Direction and design for marketing firm specializing in direct marketing initiatives. Directed projects for Cigna and Holiday Inn Select, worldwide. Annual report design for BAC International Bank.

1991 – 1993
Delphic Design Group
Easton, PA

Senior Designer
Management and art direction of commercial design accounts in the New York City and New Jersey environs. Responsible for all phases of design, production, and conceptual development of marketing materials and strategies, including copywriting. Management and training of staff, photographers illustrators, and printers. Supervised bidding processes through comps, presentations, and final press-checks.


1993 – 1995
University of Texas
Austin, TX

Master of Fine Arts
Primary study in Printmaking and Transmedia (Performance).
Thesis: “On Conceptual Printmaking.”
Critical Thesis: Matthew Barney, John Baldessari, Keith Haring, Robert Longo.
Study under: Lee Chesney, John Clarke, Linda Montano, Peter Saul, Richard Shiff.
Selected Critiques, Visiting/Resident Artists: David Avelos, Barbara Bloom, Laura Cottingham, April Gornick, Elanor Heartney, Rhonda Lieberman, Paul McCarthy, Pauline Oliveiros, Rachel Rosenthal, Richard Serra, Judith Shea, Annie Sprinkle, Jessica Stockholder, Stephen Westfall, John Yau.

New York Studio School

Drawing Marathon
Study with Graham Nickson.

1987 – 1991
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

Bachelors of Arts, Senior Fellow
Studio Art (GPA 3.5, Cum Laude) Primary study in Printmaking and Book Arts.
Senior Fellowship: One of ten seniors awarded funds for independent study. Final exhibition in museum galleries plus public lectures. Produced related film (shot on video) for student film festival.
Selected Critiques, Visiting/Resident Artists: Jonathan Borofsky, Dean Chamberlain, Eric Fischl, Ellsworth Kelly, Lois Lane, Olivia Parker, Gabor Peterdi, Jane Wilson.
Language Study Abroad in Arles, France.

La Fondation Louis Jou
Les Baux de Provence, France

Study of handpresses and woodblock book printing.

Dean Chamberlain, Video Artist/Photographer
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Photography; large format negatives, and studio work.

Moravian College
Bethlehem, PA

Study with Jeff Hurwitz.

The PA Governor's School for the Arts
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

Full scholarship
Selected as one of fourteen painters from Pennsylvania.


New World School of the Arts
Miami, FL

Adjunct Professor
Design as Performance, Communications/Graphic Design

1993 – 1995
University of Texas
Austin, TX

Teaching Assistantships

Graphic Design, Intaglio Printmaking, Painting/Drawing, Performance Art.

Graphic Arts Summer Workshop
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH


“John Eliot and his Bible,” Letterpress/woodblock seminar.

Hopkins Center Design Studio
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Design Assistant

train students in serigraph techniques, basic design skills, and introductory computer skills.

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

Studio Assistant

Assisting basic students and shop maintenance.



Webby Awards, "People's Voice, #1 Best Integrated Mobile Experience"

Walgreens mobile application.

Webby Awards, "People's Voice, #1 Best Handheld Shopping Device"
Walgreens mobile application.


“Web Techniques” Magazine, "The Evolution of Brand Strategy"

Living.com design work featured, August

“ZDNet” Magazine, "Living.com's House of Style"
Living.com stylefinder work featured, February

Print's Best Logos & Symbols 6
Bike Austin work featured


International Society of Performing Arts Presentors

Gold (first place) Award for Design

International Society of Performing Arts Presentors
Bronze (third place) Award for Design

"Annual Report Trends" exhibit: Olmsted Kirk Paper
BAC International Bank Annual Report


PAPERWORKS Award: Neenah Paper Company
BAC International Bank Annual Report

Golden Gator Award: Aiga Miami
BAC International Bank Annual Report


Appointed to Board of Directors, Fundraising Chair
American Institute of Graphic Arts, Miami

6th Annual Juried Exhibition: Curated by Ed Paschke
1708 Gallery, Richmond Virginia
(Honorable Mention awarded)


University of Texas Travel Grant


Bienecke Memorial Scholarship (Full Graduate School Scholarship):The Sperry Fund, New York, NY
(12 awarded nationally)


Senior Fellowship: Dartmouth College
(10 awarded to student body)

Third Place, K.W.T.S.W. Competition: Bydalek Spence Kittner
(One of 20 nationally)

Marcus Heiman Achievement Award: Hood Museum and Hopkins Center

Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Prize: Hood Museum

Sudler Prize: Dartmouth College

(One awarded at the college)

Studio Art Acquisition Purchase Prize: Dartmouth College


Waterhouse Grant: Rockefeller Center for the Social Sciences
(Funds for travel to France for research)


Thomas C. Yackovack Scholarship for the Creative Arts: Dartmouth College
(One awarded in student body)


The Sharing the Arts Award: PA Governor's School for the Arts
(one awarded state-wide)


PA Governor's School for the Arts Summer Scholarship
(14 awarded in Pennsylvania for painting)

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