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Overview

High empathy interaction designer/manager with 12 years of industry experience developing human-computer interfaces. Began crafting human-computer interfaces in 1993 and have been designing and developing web applications and web sites since early 1994. Have extensive design experience and well versed in user-centered design methodologies.  Evangelist of high empathy design through formal user-centered methods and contextual interviewing.  Extensive experience in CMS integration, including Stellent, Vignette, Interwoven's Teamsite (Formal training) and Microsoft CMS 2000.




Job History

 
Design Manager, Web Services
May 2005 -

Lead the Visual Interface design of Broadlane's customer portal, as well as co-managed company branding standards and the company's interactive strategic direction.
 

 
D3 Interactive and Satori
Mar 2004 - May 2005

Lead the Interface and Experience development of a number of clients, including Hillwood Real Estate and Alliance Texas. Also managed, directed and created the company's marketing strategy and collateral.
 

 
Interactive Art Director
Feb 2002 - Dec 2004
Lead the Interface and Experience development of both Tenet and Catholic Healthcare West's Corporate & Hospital websites as well as their & Corporate and Hospital Intranets. Also lead the business planning, experience design and architecture of Nurse.com on behalf of Tenet.
 

 
Interactive Consultant
Nov 2001 - Feb 2002
Lead the branding team in creating compelling and usable online templates reflecting sub-branding strategies.
 

 
Creative Director
Sept 2000 - Aug 2001
Lead the Interface and Experience development of IMC2's Pharma clients, including Galderma, American Diabetes Association and Eli Lilly. Managed a creative staff of 7.
 

 
Interactive Consultant
Oct 1999 - July 2000
Lead the Interface and Experience development of GSK's sub-brands including Zyban and Trizivir. Managed the online branding strategy of the organization.
 

 
Senior Designer
May 1995 - Oct 1999
Researched, architected and designed a number of internal interactive solutions for sales and marketing, as well as directed departmental integration into Teamsite content management usage.
 

Consulting
Consulting Gigs

UT Southwestern
User Experience Lead, Usability lead on intranet re-design project.

Baylor Medical
User Interface Consultant, working with IT and Marketing to help finalize major UI re-design for Baylor.com

Image Visible
Interactive Consultant, working with President to take this high end brand boutique into the world interactive brand management.
 



Education

Hardin Simmons University

Samford University and Samford Extension in London

Multiple Coursework in
HCI, Community Design, Photoshop, iIlustrator and Information Architecture
 



Accomplishments

User-Centered Design Workshop
Conducted an HCI Seminar in the spring of 1997 on behalf of Aquent.

Online Design Workshop
Conducted an HCI Seminar in the fall of 1998 for Meredith College's Design Department.

Design Award Merits
Work published on behalf of Perot Systems for the Healthcare Market received high honors by some of the most competitive Healthcare award organizations in the business.

Book Authoring
Currently writing a book on the use of Web Styleguides. Book proposal out to 3 major publishers.

 


The Current Conscious Shell




Blurred Eye
 
Blurred eye desktop/wallpaper available for download.
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Fair Park
 
Stylized walls of the Fair Park coliseum in Dallas, Texas.
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Avatar
 
Solid colored desktop with a flower symbol contained within vertical lines. Easy on the eyes.
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Experience
 
Portal Experience
I've had the chance to work with some fantastic teams on some challenging portal work. Below is a list of some of the more notable portals I've helped architect and design.
Title
Role
Year
Company
OnRamp
UI
2005
Broadlane
eTenet
UI/UX
2003
Tenet
NCCU
UI/UX
2004
NCCU
CHW
UI/UX
2003
CHW


SHOWCASE
 
Varied Desktops
If you prefer just to choose a desktop out of the bunch without surfing through the full series, click on one of the text links below. If you want to see the series it belongs to, click on a thumbnail.
Title
Color
Link
Back
Black
Ferris
Cyan
Wood
Brown
Rosy
Red


Bar Series
 
Solid Colors with some center texture, and an avatar in the middle.
Headline
Avatar
 
Rosy
Flower
Star
Blue Star
Dali
Twisted Cross
Cancer
Cowboy Death