why you should hire me

I have 16+ years of experience and lots of tricks up my sleeve…

ux research, measurement & roi, usability testing, strategy, visual design, strategy, design thinking, ui design, management, e-commerce design, user-centered design, agile, enterprise visioning, prototyping, ux consulting, responsive design, product design, leadership, training, mentoring, creative direction, strategy, branding, art direction, digital display design, email design, animation, photography & more.

skills that pay the bills…

Some technology and things I’m proficient in…

sketch, invision, figma, invision studio, adobe creative suite, adobe xd, axure, balsamiq, trello, ADO, office 365, keynote, slack, microsoft teams, wordpress, html & css, fluent in portuguese

workin’ 9 to 5 (or 3am)

Here’s where I came from and where I am now…

2019 – Present
fm global, lead ux designer
2018 – Present
teracode, ux consultant
2018 – 2019
fm global, senior ux designer
2017 – 2018
craft worldwide, associate creative director
2016 – 2017
craft worldwide, lead ux designer
2011 – 2016
staples, inc., senior experience designer
2007 – 2011
upromise / sallie mae, senior interactive designer
upromise, inc., freelance designer
pearson education / prentice hall, production coordinator
2002 – Present
elcruzdesign, owner, designer, consultant
2001 – 2003
mazer digital media, production coordinator


The key is to never stop learning…

bfa in visual design, umass dartmouth, minor in graphic design & typography, graduated with honors, dean’s list 5x.

UX Certified

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