Professional Summary

This a short description of my activities over the last decade. You can find more on LinkedIn. Here's my portfolio; email is the best way to reach me.

Updated May 2018

Head of Design, Product

@ Spirited Media, July 2017—present

Currently developing new product design capacity, transitioning successful platform into a SaaS product for local newsrooms, and introducing membership to The Incline, Billy Penn and Denverite.

Project Lead, Carebot

@ NPR, February—April 2016

Conceived bot-based prototype system for analysis and dissemination of web analytics for newsroom metrics; awarded $35,000 Knight Foundation grant.

Knight-Mozilla Fellow, OpenNews

@ NPR, January 2015—January 2016

Developed open-source software for journalism projects including data analysis and visual storytelling, as well as audience development research.

Senior Director, Standards & Practices

@ Marriott International, January 2014—January 2015

Introduced unifying cross-platform design system, established digital standards and practices function across the company and led responsive web design transformation program involving 100+ people covering 30+ websites.

Senior Director, User Experience Design

@ Marriott International, July 2011—January 2014

Consolidated the UX practice for digital design across platforms into a unified 35-person team; established cohesive vision for Marriott’s digital design from booking to even planning to lobby to in-room experiences.

Principal, User Experience Design

@ Comcast, February 2007—June 2011

Championed UXD practice among executive leadership guiding product design teams across web, native apps, set-top box and other platforms; led large-scale special projects (cross-team alignment & collaboration on infrastructure and platform efforts).