Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Web Coordinator/Web Designer Sept 2002 - now

  • Run major medical school web projects - research, planning, usability testing, designing and building
  • Create standards and templates, then teach departments how to use the templates and maintain their site(s)
  • Research emerging tools (content management, calendars, jquery plugins, web fonts, form tools) 
  • Converted over 50 static sites to dynamic sites using a Cold Fusion-based content management system.

Independent Contractor

Designer & Usability Consultant Aug 2000 - now

  • Research, site architecture, and design development for Northwestern University. Brand and logo development, web site design for e-commerce with RestoreMall and RestoreCard
  • Clients include: Enservio, OpinionLab, Northwestern University, Orbitz, Confirmative Technologies, and Caravan Tours.

Goliath Falls, Inc.

Creative Director Dec 1999 - Aug 2000

  • Led the development and implementation of the Goliath Falls brand identity for online and offline.
  • Guided the conception, design, and development of the Goliath Falls site, and all of the supporting creative materials.
  • Selected and managed vendor relationships that contributed to the content development, branding strategy, technology and production.

Zefer Corporation (formerly Neoglyphics Media Corp.)

Creative Director Jun 1999 - Dec 1999 
Design Director Mar 1996 - Jun 1999

  • Led a team of 25 designers that spanned the areas of cognitive engineering, visual design, technical design and editorial design.
  • Worked to continually update and integrate processes and approaches to interface design.
  • As one of the first employees, helped build the design department from a six person shop to a 100+ person company.

Neoglyphics Media Corporation

Senior Visual Designer  Aug 1995 - Mar 1996

  • Led design for high profile Fortune 500 and dot-com clients including Motorola,, Kodak, Ameritech, Sears, Hallmark, John Deere, and Northern Trust.

VMI Communications and Learning Systems, Inc.

Designer Sept 1994 - Aug 1995

  • Developed interfaces for accounts including IBM, Coca-Cola, Prudential Insurance, and The Royal Bank of Canada. Created and produced all marketing materials.


Northwestern University, University College
course work in organizational behavior, 1997

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Merit Scholarship, 1990 - 1993

National Collegiate Newspaper Award
Advertisement Design, 1994

Rhode Island School of Design
National Book Award, 1990


The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA, 1994, Focus in visual communication and art & technology

High Five Award, 1998

Sears Partner in Progress Award
Given to only 1% of over 10,000 vendors, 1997

Fortune magazine’s 25 cool companies
Neoglyphics was featured as one the 25 coolest companies to work for, 1997


Project Management

  • Project Management and Design lead on over 50 projects
  • Presentation of capabilities and work in progress to clients
  • Proposals, timelines, resource management



  • UX design, user-centered design techniques, brand strategy and development, rapid prototyping, print design
  • Usability techniques, including usability testing and card sorting   

Technical Skills

  • HTML5, CSS3, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, OmniGraffle