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• State University of New York, Potsdam

Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology & Archaeology                                                                                                                                     May 2013


• State University of New York, Buffalo

Master of Arts: Anthropology                                                                                                                                                                May 2015


• Kent State University, Kent, OH

Master of Science: User Experience Design                                                                                                                               December 2017


• Proficiency with Audio/Visual software including Adobe Photoshop, Sony Vegas, Audacity.


• Proficiency with User Experience Design/Research software NVivo, Axure RP, Sketch, Adobe User Experience, InVision, and Omnigraffle.


• Can produce UXD deliverables such as wireframes, sitemaps, user personas, user workflows, user journeys/storyboards, content inventory, and prototypes.


• User Research Methodology experience for gathering qualitative and quantitative data including ethnographic study, interviewing (remote and in-person), surveys, focus groups, usability testing, data analysis, information architecture, and presenting findings to stakeholders.


• 5+ years of experience in research methodology and practices.


• 2 years of experience in user experience research and design.


FRAZER COMPUTING, CANTON, NY                                                                                                                      MARCH 2015 – PRESENT

Project Development Planner

• Developed and maintain the company Roadmap.


• Developed and conduct bimonthly presentations to employees explaining our vision for the software’s goals and future.


• Cataloged customer requests/suggestions via Customer Relationship Management software, the company’s web interface, email, and telephone interviews.


• Established collaborating with the developers to communicate the weekly changes/updates to the software with the company.


• Evaluating and redesigning UI of screens in the software to improve user experience and workflow.


• Designed the Frazer Inventory mobile application.

FORT DRUM CULTURAL RESOURCES, FORT DRUM, NY                                                                                   MAY 2013 – AUGUST 2013

Field Technician

• Conducted land surveys and excavations in search of artifacts with a team.


• Cleaned, cataloged, and researched artifacts recovered from the field.

YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAM, CANTON, NY                                                                                                    JANUARY 2013 – MAY 2013

Youth Advocate

• Mentored at-risk youth.


• Created development plans and working directly with the youth and their guardians to ensure a safe and positive environment necessary for the growth of all involved.

SUNY POTSDAM, POTSDAM, NY                                                                                                                  SEPTEMBER 2011 – JUNE 2012

Moodle Student Assistant

• Managed daily operations of Moodle (Course Management System), including online course creation and design, transferring courses from Blackboard CMS, and assisting faculty in setup, design, and instruction of online courses.





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6747 US HWY 11

Potsdam, NY 13676