Due to restructuring at AstraZeneca, I am currently looking for the next chapter in my design journey.

I am looking for a new opportunity to join a dynamic team where I can leverage my diverse design background to push the boundaries of emerging technology and product design.

As a self-taught designer, I thrive on cross-discipline knowledge sharing, fostering exponential growth within organizations. I have a strong affinity for data-informed design and a deep interest in exploring the potential of AI as a transformative tool for building exceptional products while ensuring that we keep a safe distance from SkyNet-related scenarios. 

While I take great pleasure in coaching and mentoring fellow designers, I'm equally passionate about rolling up my sleeves and actively engaging in every facet of the design lifecycle.

If I sound like a good fit, let's connect and talk about the future!

Elevator Pitch

I am a self-taught design leader with over 20 years of experience working on product teams and over 12 years managing design teams.

Throughout my career, I've demonstrated a strong commitment to innovation and excellence, conceptualizing and designing award-winning solutions for clients across Healthcare, Hospitality, Automotive, Entertainment, Financial Services, Consumer Technology, and the Federal Government.

As an interdisciplinary design leader, I am highly collaborative and love learning new skills from the people I work with. Knowledge sharing is vital as we continue to grow and is part of design and technology that I absolutely love. Opportunities are endless, and there is always something that we can all learn from each other to achieve personal and career growth.

While I love to lead, a large part of what I love to do is tinker in the sandbox on cross-discipline teams. My leadership philosophy emphasizes honest and transparent communication, advocating for team interests, and building authentic relationships with everyone I work with.

Experience

AstraZeneca

UX & Product Design Director

August 2020 - Present

Guidehouse (formerly PwC)

Innovation Lab & Product Design Director

October 2018 - June 2020

HZ (a WPP company)

Associate Creative Director

January 2010 - May 2018

Placid Minds

Design Director, Owner

December 1998 - Present