Professionally, I situate myself in-between the worlds of UX Design and UI Development. As an experience designer and front-end web developer, I enjoy the strategy and process that goes into it as much as I do the execution. However, I don’t go it alone. For nearly 20 years, I’ve had the great pleasure to perform this labor of love with some of the industry’s best design teams, sharp developers on world-class brands.
Outside of work, here in Atlanta, I use other outlets to funnel my passions. As an artist, I enjoy drafting and painting with mixed media and dabble a bit in environmental design as well. If you ever get the opportunity to visit my home, you’ll see precisely what I mean.
I am proud to say I took a position as the UI/UX Director with Arke Systems in Atlanta, Ga, right smack dabb in the heart of Midtown.
First day on the job, we got straight to work
The majority of Perficient’s business development team is scattered across the country, managing multiple prospects and opportunities, with little to go on other than what they’ve learned to date and what Perficient is able to offer them, from a standards and guidelines perspective.
Consequently, there was little uniformity or process to how sales were managed. However, our solution was to provide an intuitive user experience, intelligent information architecture, and simplified work-flow for creating opportunities and estimating the work.
Our work at Humana spanned 3 years onsite in Louisville, Kentucky.We provided industry expertise and design/dev execution, in close collaboration with Humana Digital.
As a result of our success, our team grew 5-fold. Together, we overhauled numerous web properties and integrations related to Members.
As my primary role was front-end development creating html components integrated into Sitecore's libraries. I also managed the design to develop hand-off, ironing out any integration issues with back-end and offshore teams.
This was a 2yr on-site engagement in Minnosota working directly with both teams marketing and portal
Both the UX and UI teams worked on-site in parallel defining, designing and eventually developing the new member portal, starting with Mobile first.
Being a technology company that has multiple business units, too much content was the problem. Perficient.com was in dire need of a face-lift.
Who does't like creative boards. We had 4 designers in the initial phase, myself being one of them. I wanted to bring in the nostalgia of craftsmanship that I feel we lost in the late 60's-70's. Something you would see at your grandma's house in the basement.
Unfortunatley Godzilla didn't make the cut.
My goals are simple - To deliver highly enriched graphics that are pixel perfect that render consistently and seamlessly on number of platforms that engaged the end user in a positive, profitable experience.
I design, I code.