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With 10 years of experience in landscape architecture, I'm looking forward to leveraging my design skills to enhance my user-centric problem solving abilities in the user experience design world.

About me

I'm a user experience designer with a B.S. in Landscape Architecture and trained at U.C. Berkeley Extension in UX/UI design. My strengths are in creativity, teamwork and building projects from ideation to execution.

Over 10 years of experience in the creative industry has lead me to craft a passion for solving complex problems through the combination of form and function; creating visually appealing yet usable spaces with a focus on user centered design.


U.C. Berkeley Extension

UX/UI Design Student

Completed the UX/UI design certification course through U.C. Berkeley Extension on user experience design, including user research and analysis, solution design, wireframing and prototyping, and computer skills including figma, miro, InVision, html and CSS

Meeks Design Group
2013 / Present

Landscape Designer

Project Lead for multifamily and senior housing developments, managing projects through concept, design and development of construction documents in a collaborative interdisciplinary team environment with a focus on functional user centered design

Gap, Inc.
2013 / 2014

Brand Expert

Visual merchandiser for Gap Top 100 store, collaborated with Brand Team to implement and maintain all in-store visual design and display directives based on corporate brand style guides while contributing to advertising, marketing and sales efforts of the store

Altar'd State
2012 / 2013

Visual Brand Manager

Assistant Store Manager, executed all visual merchandising of sales floor and window displays, led and directed all activities required to achieve store goals, including sales objectives, customer service, human resource management and loss prevention, while driving employee and customer engagement


UI/UX Design

Completed a 6 month intensive course in user-centric design research, design thinking, visual prototyping and wireframing, interface design, storyboarding, visual design theory, and web prototyping with HTML and CSS.

User Research & Analysis

User Research Plan & Interviewing, Empathy Mapping, Affinity Diagramming, Guerrilla & Usability Testing

Solution Design

Proto/User Persona Creation, Storyboarding and User Journey Mapping, Wireframing & Prototyping, User Flows, Visual Design

Programs and Code

Figma, Miro, InVision, HTML/CSS