I am happy to see you!

I am always excited about design, information architecture, user experiences, and making things work!

This is not a solo process. Solutions come when diverse minds work together to solve a challenge. 

I offer my skills to collaborate with your teams. I can help you to successfully deliver projects with clear, viable solutions that will delight users, fulfill business expectations, and smoothly blend design, technology, and content.

I welcome complex challenges! They offer an opportunity to develop sustained solutions that can evolve and adapt to change.

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To help with your solutions, I would like to offer these qualifications.
 

• Successful user experience (UX), information architecture (IA), and user interface (UI) design.

• Seasoned skills to meet business, technology, and multiple deadline goals.

• Clear focus on user-centric design thinking.

• Flexible experience with multiple rapid prototyping tools tools to build consensus and lean development.

• Collaborative skills with agile methodology tools and iterative creative process.

• Reliable, proven communication skills across multi-functional teams, clients, and markets.

• Research, analytics, and user testing to shape architecture, solutions, and successful experiences.

• Concept development through ideation, sketch, wireframe, prototype, testing, code, and launch.

• Smart visual design, engaging interactions, and immersive content.

• Integrated design as needed for multi-channel products across site, mobile, media, print, and more.

• Successful experience in both freelance and full-time positions.

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I invite you to explore this PORTFOLIO.

It shows a few of the projects, applications, and teams with whom I have worked. I would love to hear your comments and thoughts.

You can review my RESUME and LINKEDIN profile.


Do you have challenges coming soon?

Let’s talk!

We can find a solution together!

 

 
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Professional Skills I bring to your projects.

User experience
Information architecture
User interface design
Rapid prototyping
Wireframes
Taxonomy

Instructional design
e-Learning production
Content development
Story creation

User testing
Strategy development

Mobile design
Media design
Media production
Asset management

Graphic design
Information visualization
3D models
3D animation

Branding
Identity design
Print design

Agile methodology
Strategy development
Creative direction
Team process
Client communications
Classroom teaching
Workshop development


I use multiple tools to sketch, wireframe, prototype, develop consensus, and produce assets:

Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Pages, Keynote, Numbers
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Acrobat
Optimal Workshop

Axure
XMind
OmniGraffle
Invision
Balsamiq Mockups
Squarespace
Inkling Habitat
OmniGraffle
ZebraZapps
Authorware

Filemaker
Flash
iMovie
Vimeo
Cheetah 3D
OmniPlan
OmniOutliner

Agile Methodology
Jira Project Tracking
Confluence
Google Docs
HTML, XML, CSS
and more…


I have had the pleasure to work with many teams and organizations. Here are a few.

Kelloggs
Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod
Macworld Magazine
MAPP: Midcontinent Area Power Pool
McDonald’s
Metropolitan State University
National Park Service
National Storytelling Congress
NCTA: National Cable Television Association
Oster
Paddington Imports
Parducci Wine Cellars
Paterno Imports
Perkins
PFSA: Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance
Pizza Hut
Saint Paul Companies
Scott Foresman
Sears
State Farm
Storylines
Taco Bell
Tetra Pak
Tishman Midwest Management
Toro Company
Toyota Financial Services
TPT Twin Cities Public Television
TRW
United Airlines
University of St. Thomas
US Army Corps of Engineers
WAM!NET
West Publishing
Western Publishing
Worldparts
Xcel Energy
ZebraZapps - Allen Interactions

Ameriprise Financial
(current position)

3M United States
Allen Interaction - ZebraZapps
American Hospital
Andersen Windows
Ansul Fire Safety Equip.
ATV Information & Education Group
Authorware
Baldwin
Baxter Healthcare
Boston Science Museum
Boy Scouts of America National Museum
Cahokia Mounds Museum
Carleton College
Caterpillar
College of Visual Arts
Commonwealth Edison
Concordia University
Consulting Psychologists Press
Dairy Queen
Donna Lawrence Productions
Donnelly
EFunds
Esmark
Fairview Health Systems
General Electric
GTE Directories
Hammond Organ
Healthtouch Systems
Honeywell
James River
Jensen
Johnson’s Wax
Kearney