DaVita, Denver, CO
Design Manager, Mobile UI/UX
November 2016 – Present

Leading a team composed of UX Designers, Visual Designers and User Researchers as part of the greater Mobile Community of Excellence team. With many streams of work and even more design problems to solve, I have the opportunity to work with other leaders in DaVita IT and business partners to ensure the design team is set up for success from a technology perspective as well as meeting the needs for our most important audience – our end-users.

The team is committed to identifying the best user experiences for clinicians, patients & internal employees through native mobile iOS/Android applications as well as continuing to be accountable for native mobile guideline and governance/certification processes for the entire organization. Agile/SCRUM & Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise (SAFe).

DaVita, Denver, CO
Senior UI/UX Designer
September 2014 – November 2016

Visual and user experience design for physician, patient & internal employee native mobile iOS/Android applications. Collaborating with a world-class Mobile Community of Excellence team to establish native mobile guidelines, governance and certification processes for the entire organization. Agile/SCRUM & Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise (SAFe).

Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA
Interaction Designer
July 2011 – September 2014

Creating engaging experiences for Kaiser Permanente’s online/mobile users that support member & business objectives across the iOS & Android Flagship mobile apps and kp.org, including responsive web design. Duties include wireframing, prototyping, establishing experience guidelines, partnering with IT, mobile developers, CMS and accessibility experts, and working closely with product owners, editors, web designers, user researchers and developers. Agile/SCRUM workflow. Experience supervising junior interaction design team members.

Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA
Senior Web Designer (Contractor with Aquent, LLC)
June 2010 – July 2011

Creating web solutions that are visually pleasing, usable, on-brand and accessible while working closely with product owners, editors, interaction designers and developers for a wide variety of end users on a national-facing website. Agile/SCRUM workflow.

The Artime Group, Pasadena, CA
Graphic Designer
March 2008 – June 2010

Advertising, print, web design, branding/logo development for several nationwide clients.

Phoenix Marketing / Phoenix Creative, Claremont, CA
Graphic Designer
June 2005 – March 2008

Print & packaging design of marketing materials, web design, branding/logo development, preparing/sending files for pre-press/print, direct contact with clients.

Twin Engine Creative, Glendora, CA
Production Intern
January – May 2004

Assistant to lead designer for marketing & advertising print design materials and branding/logo development.

Office of University Relations at
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
Web Design Intern
January – December 2003

Web banners, web-based graphics, some HTML coding, general design and maintenance of APU website.


Azusa Pacific University (‘05), Azusa, CA
Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude
Art Major with emphasis in Graphic Design


Able to translate abstract concepts into concrete web & mobile experiences. Good understanding of usability testing techniques. Strategic and innovative thinker. Quick to learn, respond to and adopt new technologies. Solid communication and presentation skills. I thrive in a collaborative environment and from the synergy that comes from working with like-minded individuals who are passionate about their work.

Proficient in Sketch, InVision, OmniGraffle, Axure, proto.io, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office. Some HTML/CSS and Javascript. Die-hard Mac user, but also comfortable on PC.

Conference/training attendances:
– UXIM Interactions 2017 in Portland, OR
– UXIM Interactions 2016 in San Diego, CA
– Smashing Conference 2015 in New York City, NY
– UXIM Mobile 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT
– UXIM Mobile 2014 in Denver, CO
– UXIM Mobile 2013 in Seattle, WA
– Accessibility for iOS Training in Cupertino, CA
– SXSW 2012 (Interactive) in Austin, TX


DaVita Core Value Award
Recipient for “Continuous Improvement,” January 2016

Kaiser Permanente Summer Internship Program
Program Preceptor, Summer 2014
Individual Preceptor, Summer 2013

Kaiser Permanente Marketing Organization Offsite
Featured presenter, June 2014
Mobile & responsive web design best practices for increased consumer engagement.

Communication Arts
Featured artist, “Essence” T-shirt design
June 2008 (website)
September/October 2008 (publication)

References available upon request

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Denver, CO