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User Interface Design

Over 6 years of user interface design and usability research with increasing responsibility. Substantial expertise with consumer and enterprise applications using user-centered design principles to rapidly develop prototypes, wireframes, and storyboards. Deep expertise with cognitive inquiry, discount usability methodologies, information architecture.

Usability Testing

Created usability testing programs in various organizations. Solid social science research background. Fluent in various techniques including facilitating focus groups, discount usability methods, traditional usability testing, cognitive inquiry, testing paper prototypes, heuristic evaluations, and card-sorting tests.


  Requirements Analysis

5 years of requirements analysis including analyzing business objectives and customer needs.

  Technical Skills

Competent on all major operating systems including various Unix flavors. Solid expertise in MS Office including Excel. 3 years of experience as a software developer working on front end web-based applications. HTML, JavaScript, CSS, DHTML. Recently completed coursework in C# on the .NET platform.


  Project Management

8 years of project management experience leading inter-disciplinary teams (including consultants, contractors, offshore developers, graphic designers, and UI engineers) in the implementation of user interface best practices and in implementing compelling designs.


  Presentation, Writing and Leadership Skills

Co-Moderate an international Web UI list for a division of ACM. Taught design and usability analysis skills within corporate environments and to several professional organizations. Published author. Member of Toastmasters.


  Section 508 Compliance (Americans with Disabilities Act) Headed Section 508 (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance for software applications at VA Software and Quadramed to help secure government contracts.