Lead team of 20+ UXers, Visual Designers, Front End Developers (onshore & offshore) Responsible for overall UX Strategy, Design Direction, Front End Architecture, Hiring, Budgeting, Training, etc. During the day you'll find me in scrum meetings, project meetings, keeping the backlog groomed, tracking down problems, interviewing candidates, brainstorming on whiteboards, facilitating design reviews, and triaging bugs. At night, you'll find me in my home office buried in Atom, Jira, & Slack, and debugging code, closing out stories, merging branches, messaging with my team in India, and prototyping new designs / technology.
UX/UI Design for public facing ecommerce channel; various B2B projects, future direction. Major Deliverables: Wireframes, Low / High Fidelity Designs, User Flow Documents, Prototypes, Usability Testing
Set UX direction for TI Educational Technology products; identify emerging opportunities, competitive threats, and visualize product roadmaps Create storyboards, wireframes, and prototypes for future products and services Lead User Interface Designer on various product lines. (Desktop and small screen device software) Gather requirements and develop user stories through a variety of different methods including, site visits and contextual inquiry, task analysis, user interviews, and focus groups. Create conceptual GUI designs which are refined and tested with users via sketches, storyboards, and paper prototyping sessions. Work closely with Product Development Manager, Technical Leads, and Quality Assurance to understand and identify design trade-offs, development, test, and schedule risks. Work closely with pilot sites and customers to ensure product implementation is consistent with user expectations and behavior. Conduct heuristic evaluations on existing products and make recommendations for improvements. Major Deliverables: Task Analysis and Observation, Wireframes, Sketches, Storyboards, Prototypes, GUI specs
Translate high level product and business strategy objectives into product requirements and user stories by interfacing with educators and customers through contextual inquiry, interviews, and focus group testing to identify key market needs. Define and prioritize functional requirements; work closely with Interface Design, Technical Leads, and Quality Assurance during implementation to represent customer and business needs. Collaborate with Marketing, Packaging, Web, and Training departments to plan software release, launch, and product roll-out. Recruit, manage, and support pilot site classrooms using pre-release versions of TI desktop and handheld software. Report product readiness and make release recommendations to the business from a variety of sources including: pilot site surveys, pilot usage forms, site visits, interviews, and QA test results. Major Deliverables: Focus Group and Survey results, Competitive Analysis briefs, Functional and non Functional Requirement specs, Release-Readiness reports
Responsible for overall look and feel of Texas Instruments educational software. Designed and maintained visual and icon language spanning all TI software products. Duties included UI Storyboards, product identity creation, icons, splash and about screens, CD and installer designs, as well as product tutorials and animations.
billible hours, man! dot com busted. We made it on FC.
Mastered using tables for layout and spacer gifs! Oh, and Cold Fusion.