I currently design tools for higher education that focus on student retention and success. I have worked remotely as a UX team member embedded on agile development teams for the past 7 years while at Indiana University. Here are a few of the design and research activities I conduct for our teams:



user research & discovery

  • Contextual Interviews
  • Usage Analysis & Mapping
  • Card Sorting
  • Personas
  • Affinity Diagrams

user journeys and workflow

  • Journey Maps
  • Information Maps
  • User Flows

sketching & concept generation

  • Concept Workshops
  • Storyboards
  • Low Fidelity Mockups
  • Concept Testing
  • Information Architecture

wireframes & prototypes

  • Low/High Fidelity Prototypes
  • Design System Integration
  • Usability Testing
  • Address Accessibility Requirements
  • Document Designs

iterate, release, iterate..

  • Daily Standups
  • Sprint Planning
  • Backlog Grooming
  • Story/Epic Creation in Jira
  • Design Walkthroughs and Iterative Design

usability testing & validation

  • 1:1 Usability Testing
  • Remote Unmoderated Testing
  • Usage Analysis
  • Acessibility Audits
  • Surveys