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Professional Experience

Palantir.net · Web Designer · Chicago, IL · 2016–present

  • Create large and complex design systems, articulated through prototypes and living style guides that lay the foundation for Drupal theming
  • Contribute to Palantir’s open-source style guide framework by making updates and trying out new features, such as integrated testing tools and built-in components
  • Educate clients and colleagues about web accessibility, develop processes to improve compliance, and contribute to the development of WCAG 2.1 guidelines
  • Prepare and lead demos of design deliverables, brainstorming exercises, and presentations to client teams to educate them about the design process, facilitate dialogue, and solicit feedback
  • Collaborate with content strategists, project managers, and developers to define objectives, track progress, and share feedback

Sidley Austin · Production Designer · Chicago, IL · 2014–2016

  • Redesigned recruiting materials for London and Hong Kong offices
  • Produced the annual pro bono report, in collaboration with marketing professionals, partners, and vendors

Top Shelf Design · Lead Graphic Designer · Arlington, VA · 2013–2014

  • Provided art direction and oversaw projects spanning two to six months from conception to execution by interfacing with designers, developers, copywriters, and print houses
  • Guided clients through the creative process, providing direction tailored to individual goals and constraints

Top Shelf Design · Graphic Designer · Arlington, VA · 2011–2013

  • Conceived original concepts and produced work for a diverse clientele, including nonprofits, think tanks, government contractors, lobbying groups, and startups
  • Designed and built front-end websites for Wordpress, developed brand identities, created brochures and booklets, and other deliverables for projects including event displays and ad campaigns
  • Directed the internship program, including hiring, mentoring, and managing them

Education and Recognition

Skills

  • Adobe CC
  • Atomic Design
  • CSS and SCSS
  • Foundation 6
  • Git
  • HTML
  • jQuery
  • Responsive Design
  • Twig
  • Web Accessibility
  • Wireframing
  • YAML

Writing