Design Director, Storytelling Studio, Vox Media
Lead design of storytelling projects across multiple platforms. Manage storytelling designers. Provide design feedback on storytelling projects across various teams of designers and engineers. Define and iterate on the team’s design process. Work with other team leadership members to scope and assign work to the team. Publish blog posts about individual project processes as well as overall team processes. Track the impact of the team’s work. Collaborate closely with a cross-functional team as well as various editorial and video teams. Establish a process for design critique and maintain a healthy design culture within the team.
Senior Product Designer, Storytelling Studio, Vox Media
July 2016–December 2016
Executed design of storytelling projects across multiple platforms. Led individual storytelling projects. Collaborated with engineers, design leadership, project manager, editorial teams, engagement editors, photo editors, and video producers. Tested assumptions often and early through rapid prototyping and user testing. Helped iterate on the team’s design process. Led critiques for all projects. Advocated for accessible design decisions.
Senior Product Designer, Editorial Products, Vox Media
January 2016–July 2016
Led design of our reusable, scalable, and embeddable storytelling tools. Implemented a product design process that incorporates research, brainstorming, and sketching for all of our new tools. Supported other designers and engineers on the team. Gave design feedback to various editorial teams. Provided and received design critiques. Managed design interns.
Designer, Vox Media
January 2014–December 2015
Relaunched Racked and Eater on Vox Media's platform, Chorus. Collaborated with Senior Designers and Design Directors to establish a refreshed brand identity. Designed responsive mocks. Presented design directions to editorial and product stakeholders. Logged visual bugs and worked with engineers to polish site design. Provided post-launch design support to editorial teams.
Design Intern, Vox Media
May 2012–December 2013
Design Intern, Redbook Magazine
June 2012–August 2012
Maintained a wall of printed layouts for the Art Department. Completed imaging work and took test photographs. Assisted the Creative Director and other designers in the Art Department.
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at GWU
BFA, Graphic Design