Profile

Summary

Design leader currently managing the hiring, career development, performance and utilization of a team of Product Designers in an Agile environment. Overseeing a diverse portfolio of multi-year / multi-phase design engagements.

Experience

Manager of Product Design, Devbridge

Oct 2017 – Present

Devbridge is a custom software development consultancy.

Highlights
  • Manage the recruitment, career development, delivery and utilization of a team of Product Designers in our Toronto office.
  • Oversee a diverse portfolio of multi-year / multi-phase design engagements.
  • Work alongside office leadership and sales to grow existing accounts and acquire new business.

Senior Product Designer, Unata

Dec 2016 – Oct 2017

Unata (*acquired by Instacart in 2018) builds e-commerce solutions specific to the grocery industry.

Highlights
  • Executed UX / UI design activities for Unata’s b2c eCommerce platform. Saw through the design & development of working software from discovery to delivery.
  • Lead design-focused product marketing initiatives.

Senior Product Designer, AdParlor

Dec 2011 – Dec 2016

Adparlor builds ad tech products utilizing advertising API’s of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Google and more.

Highlights
  • Executed UX / UI design activities for AdParlor’s b2b ad-technology platforms. Saw through the design & development of working software from discovery to delivery.
  • Designed features and components for digital ad products such as ‘Facebook Dynamic Product Ads’ and AdParlor’s Mockup Generator (admocks.adparlor.com)
  • Lead design-focused product marketing initiatives by producing the AdParlor brand and identity standards.
  • Managed a team of designers who were focused on executing creative services for clients such as Starbucks Canada, Rogers, Audible, Wal-Mart Canada and many more.
Skills
Focus
  • Situational Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Design Thinking
  • UX Research
  • Interface Design
  • Service Design
  • Agile Delivery
  • User Testing
  • Photo / Video
Toolkit
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Principle
  • Figma
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Premiere Pro
  • Lightroom
  • WordPress
  • Canon