Consumer Reports May 2019 - Present
UX Researcher & Strategist
Collaborating with key stakeholders to deliver strategic insights and recommendations for product & brand strategy driven by consumer research. Developing and facilitating internal and consumer facing workshops to support and form new ventures. Using a variety of research methods including interviews, co-creation, journey mapping, usability testing and quantitative methods.
Freelance via Fractal Collab May 2020 - Present
Research, Design, & Strategy Consulting
Partnering with early-stage healthcare startup to develop best practices for user research and testing while providing guidance on product strategy in medical adherence space.
Good Housekeeping Institute April 2017 - May 2019
Product Testing Analyst | Media & Tech Lab
Conducted user experience testing for new products across various industries (i.e. toys, electronics and emerging technology) to provide recommendations and advice across print and digital content. Consistently pursued education in technology trends by attending trade shows, press briefings, and meetings with industry experts and entrepreneurs.
Goby June - November 2016
Product & Operations Associate
Managed production and operations to launch a direct to consumer electronic toothbrush brand. Led consumer testing initiatives and approved engineering/design specifications.
Hasbro July 2015 - June 2016
Global Product Acquisition & Inventor Relations
Analyzed 1000+ ideas from a global network of inventors to acquire innovation while testing user experience and brand fit. Managed internal and external partners to design develop, and implement various platforms.
Quirky June - August 2014
Project Management Intern
Design for America at Rensselaer March 2013 - May 2016
Co-Founder & Studio Lead
Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
MS in Strategic Design and Management, May 2020
Capstone on asthma and adherence
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
BS Human-Centered Design & Business Management, May 2016
Design Process | Interviews, Usability Testing, Ethnography, Workshop Development & Facilitation, Journey Mapping, Co-Creation, Wireframing, and Early Prototyping
Code | Familiarity with Python, HTML, and CSS
Adobe | Illustrator, Photoshop, & Indesign
1st Place - Rotman Design Challenge, Toronto | 2020
Panelist & Judge at Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas | 2018
Epsilon Delta Sigma Honor Society | 2014-2016
Rensselaer Founders Award of Excellence | 2014
NYC Design For America Alumni Ambassador | 2020-Present
Lally Alumni Board | 2019