Relevant Experience

Founder – Online Language Help, LLC

Indianapolis, IN / Buenos Aires, Argentina
(812) 679-9531
March 2010 - Present
  • Founded company to create digital learning tools for foreign languages
  • Designed and developed web and iOS apps for learning Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German and Hebrew
  • Managed content specialist contractors. Programmed websites in PHP with MySQL, caching engine, jQuery and CSS. Programmed iOS apps in Objective-C
  • Conducted interviews with expats learning Spanish in Argentina and produced wireframes
  • Produced iterative designs based on usability studies 

Interaction Designer – Elite Health

Buenos Aires, Argentina / Miami, Florida
(866) 245-4231
September 2009 – March 2010
  • Produced lo-fi and hi-fi designs based on business requirements and patient feedback
  • Designed the patient portal interfaces including:
    - scheduling of appointments
    - managing electronic medical records (EMRs)
    - renewing prescriptions
    - communicating between doctors and patients
  • Programmed front-end interactions with jQuery
  • Managed team of three programmers

Usability and User Interface Intern – City of Bloomington, Indiana

Bloomington, IN
(812) 349-3454
May 2009 - September 2009
  • Designed internal master address database user interface for the GIS department through participator techniques
  • Added screen reader-accessible photo slideshow for the City homepage
  • Redesigned and developed myBloomington mini-site
  • Proposed larger redesign of the entire website based on user survey, heuristic evaluations, and interviews

Interaction Designer (Internship) – Glerb, LLC

Bloomington, IN
(812) 327-0908
September 2008 – Present
  • Researched and developed monetization and social media strategies
  • Designed lesson taking and authoring task flow, homepage, and social networking fucntions
  • Worked with graphic designer in transferring wireframes to production design
  • Created design documentation for programmers

Web Developer – Indiana University Division of Extended Programs

Bloomington, IN
(812) 856-1439
May 2006 – July 2008
  • Designed and developed all websites for the Division
  • Designed and developed content management system using XML-XSLT, PHP and MySQL

PHP/MySQL Programmer – Indiana University School of Continuing Studies

Bloomington, IN
(812) 856-5408
June 2004 – May 2006
  • Developed course registration, delivery, and management system with MySQL, PHP and AJAX
  • Construct course formatting system for instructors with XML
  • External clients included Excelsior College, Purdue University, Singapore University and Hong Kong University
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Design Skills

Participatory Design
Contextual Inquiry
Ethnomethodoligcal Approaches
Design Probes
Affinity Diagramming
Card Sort Tasks
Task Analysis and Task Flow
Usability Testing
High and Low Fidelity Prototyping
Personas / Scenarios
Interface Design
Mobile Design

Technical Skills

Kohana MVC Framework
Objective-C for iOS
AJAX / Javascript
jQuery, Mootools, and YUI
Flash/Flex with ActionScript 3
Facebook Connect API / FBML
Twitter API
Flickr API
Vimeo API
XSLT / XML Schema
Agile / Scrum Methods
UNIX systems administration certificate from Indiana University


Photoshop CS4
Fireworks CS4
Dreamweaver CS4
Xcode / Interface Builder
Illustrator CS4
Flash CS4 / Flex Builder

Additional Experience

Associate Instructor - Informatics T100: Topics in Informatics Technology

Indiana University Bloomington
Summer II 2009

2nd Place Accenture Case Competition
October 2008

Mentor - Informatics I541: Interaction Design Practicum

Indiana University, Bloomington
Fall 2008


Masters of Science – Human Computer Interaction Design

Indiana University Bloomington
September 2007 – December 2009

Bachelors of Arts – Philosophy / Political Science

Indiana University Bloomington
September 2001 – May 2005