2015

Professional
Wordpress initiative is currently up to 60 websites built over 1.5 years, with a team of myself, some consultants, and some student designers

Academic
Taught Human-Computer Interaction (Interface Design) course at Rutgers University, worked directly with Jason Scott at Internet Archive on class projects to redesign audio, video, text, and other content portals with Indigo Studio prototyping tool

2014

Extracurricular
Started Rutgers Design Thinking Meetup, currently at 500 members – multiple events per year

2013

Professional
Launched WordPress-as-a-service initiative within my unit to provide modern web presence and upgrade legacy sites

Professional
Took role at Rutgers University, inherited hundreds of websites and a dozen custom-built web applications to manage, maintain, upgrade, update, and re-build; started working on standardized processes, improvements to user interface, and inserting a UX process as part of each site and app review, migration, or build

2012

Extracurricular
Became President of UXPA NJ chapter, ran UX-focused events for practitioners and students

2011

Professional
Took role at Princeton Public Library, managed major Drupal website redesign, wore all technology hats including coding and design, introduced UX practice into the technology department, launched a dozen websites

Professional
6 month role of Experience Architect at MISI Company in Woodbridge, NJ

Extracurricular
Became Vice-President of UPA NJ (renamed to User Experience Professionals Association nationally)

2010

Academic
Completed Master in Information Science with a focus on interface design and user experience

2009

Extracurricular
Joined Usability Professionals Association – NJ Chapter, whose members include seminal figures in the field such as Marilyn Tremaine and Whitney Quesenbury

Academic
Completed 6 day intensive “Mini-Masters in User Experience Design” program taught by real-world professionals