Bio

Liz is a meticulous designer who tackles design challenges with rigorous hard work and focus. Always curious, Liz inquires about the best UX practices, explores new design possibilities, and strives to create remarkable digital experiences. When Liz isn't designing, you can find her lifting weights, eating gourmet doughnuts, or coaching pole vault. Currently, she is a UX Consultant at Slalom Cross-Market in downtown Chicago.

Tools

Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5 & CSS3, Sketch, Axure, jQuery, Visual Mock-ups, Illustrations, Branding, Wireframing, Prototyping, Generating Personas, Journey Mapping.

Resume

Experience

User Experience Consultant

Slalom, LLC. | September 2016 - Current

As a User Experience Consultant at Slalom Cross-Market, I work alongside a team of technical and project leaders, practicing design thinking in order to solve business problems. To ensure a holistic user experience, I maintain a full-stacked design tool kit by facilitating workshops and UX research and developing and iterating on: wireframes, user flows, information architecture diagrams and high-fidelity prototypes for both web and mobile experiences.

UX Designer

Caxy | April 2016 - September 2016

Work with an Agile team of project managers, product owners, designers, developers and project stakeholders to design and optimize digital products. Develop artifacts including journey maps, system flows, UI specifications and prototypes based on usability testing and user scenarios. Practice empathy while advocating optimal user experience.

Digital Graphic Designer (Freelance)

Kindle Communications | November 2015 - April 2016

Create digital design solutions for large-scale campaign events and conventions for Kindle Communication clients. Work with creative team to execute quality designs within a strict time frame. Projects include: web portals, interactive infographics and websites.

Clients: McDonald’s, Cushman & Wakefield, Takeda

UX Designer

Reliefwatch/Sokowatch | Dec 2015 - Feb 2016

Collaborate with a team of developers and business analysts to design a sales and inventory tracking mobile application. The application is designed for emerging market environments such as Nairobi, Kenya. Optimize the company-facing web application for managing and visualizing data collected via the mobile application. Utilize heuristic evaluations and market research to create efficient cloud-based software for a unique audience.

UX/UI Designer

DESIGNATION Labs | August 2015 - October 2015

Working in DESIGNATION teams, collaborate with clients to design mobile and web applications. Conduct user-experience research such as competitive analysis, user interviews, prototyping, and user testing. Optimize applications through the creation of cohesive branding, customized icon sets and style guidelines.

Clients: Insightful Decisions, Intercept Software