I am a UX researcher, passionate about science and business. I apply research strategically to develop mindful solutions.
BA Neuroscience and Anthropology
Engineering Seminar: Perspectives in Medical Imaging
Experimental Design and Methodology (Statistics)
Behavioral, Social, and Systems Neuroscience
Ethnography in New Zealand
EST. FEBRUARY 2018
MS Human Factors in Information Design Candidate
Foundations in Human Factors
Prototyping and Interaction Design
Testing and Assessment
Global Business Experience in South Africa
Measuring the User Experience (Quantitative Research)
Emerging Interfaces *
User Experience Leadership and Management *
Emotionally Intelligent Leader *
* Courses in Progress
Working within Liberty Mutual's Digital and Customer-Centric Agile Development (CCAD) and Digital Team
- Moderating and observing exploratory customer interviews and usability tests
- Assisting with the development, technical setup, and collaboration analysis of studies (mod guide, recruiting screener, design thinking exercises, affinity diagramming, findings and recommendations documentation)
UX RESEARCH INTERN,
September 2014 - September 2015
Designed, developed, and organized production of multiple paper engineering and origami lessons that improve spatial cognition. Coordinated with the Tufts University Spatial Cognition Lab to train teachers and assess the program's impact on math and spatial reasoning. Communicated with suppliers to reduce production expenses by more than 75%.
June 2012 - May 2014
Communicated with students, staff, and faculty to troubleshoot software issues and operating system problems and optimize computer performance and function. Reviewed and suggested improvements for Computing Services website.
DEAN'S OFFICE STUDENT CONSULTANT
Collaborated with deans and student consultants to coordinate academic enrichment events every term. Contributed blog articles in support of the Dean’s Office social media presence.
September 2013 - May 2014
Prototyping: Sketch, Invision, Balsamiq, Axure
UX research: Morae, Userzoom, Loop11, desktop and mobile studies
Collaboration and Analysis: Excel, Powerpoint, Mural, SWOT analysis, affinity diagramming
Various: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Video Editing (Adobe Premier Pro and iMovie)