Experience

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Wayfair, Senior Product Design Manager (UX/UI), Aug 2016 - Present

  • Plans, and oversees design execution of all pod design projects, to include sprint estimations and retrospectives for one of two design teams on Wayfair's Planning & Collaboration Pod

  • Responsible for:

    • Wayfair Business, to include registration funnel, account settings, business checkout, vertical specific home pages, quote and invoice tools

    • Visual Search, which enables customers to take a photo of something in front of them and find it on Wayfair

    • Idea Boards, Wayfair's version of Pintrest focused primarily on putting together spaces, and collaborating with interior designers

    • Room Visualizer, Wayfair's newest product suite that allows customers to place any Wayfair product in a room, alongside other suggested products

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SessionM, Director of Product Design (UX/UI), Jun 2013 - Aug 2016

  • Led design of mPoints Product, an out-of-the-box loyalty portal with clients that include The Weather Channel, Cricket Wireless's MyCricket, TMZ, MTV News, Crackle, Scramble with Friends, Zynga's Deerhunter, The New England Patriots, and 1,000 other applications

  • With a small team, created an iOS and Android app called mPLUS Places, which generates over $10M annually in revenue, has hundreds of thousands of users and is 5X the size of Foursquare

  • Ideated, designed, and produced an enterprise level dashboard product used by the executive teams at some of the world's largest companies to include: Starbucks, Samsung, AT&T, and Kimberly Clark

Clearview Digital, Co-founder, Product Design / UX / Front-end Engineer, May 2012 - May 2013

  • Acquired in Summer 2013 by ExtensionEngine, Inc, Boston’s largest web development company

  • Led team as front-end development and designer, including projects for the following clients: Boston’s Children’s Hospital, Dailybreak, Smart Lunches, Market Basket, High Start Group, and MITX

  • Designed all graphic assets for all iPhone and Android mobile application projects

CampusLIVE/Dailybreak, Co-Owner, Product Design & UX, Jan 2009 – May 2012

  • Led design team as first designer on staff, responsible for product roadmaps, design, and execution of UI/UX

  • Executed all facets of customer experience, from customer development through design and launch of website

  • Started company alongside nine other UMass Amherst students, and remained through $8.5 MM in venture funding

  • Designed content for international clients, including Proctor & Gamble, Chevy, McDonalds, PUMA, Microsoft

Military

U.S. Marine Corps, Sergeant, 1st Battalion 25th Marines, Feb 2006 - Feb 2012

  • U.S. Marine Corps, Sergeant & Combat Life-saver, 1st Battalion 25th Marines, February 2006 – Feb 2012
  • Deployed with Bravo 1/25 Rogue Platoon to Delaram Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Worked in anti-terrorism as a mobile dismount to uncover improvised explosive devices, and ensure the security of local Afghans within a combat area of operations

  • Partnered with Afghan Highway Patrol in securing national highway system and the movement of US oil convoys

  • Trained in combat life-saver (CLS), combat trauma & CPR, G-BOSS $3M security system, tactical site exploitation (TSE), and combat metal detecting (CMD)

  • Activated with Fox Co. 2nd Battalion 25th Marines for Iraq deployment; trained for three months in the Mojave Desert before appendix burst; completed activation at home during multiple surgery recoveries

  • The School of Infantry & Marine Corps Boot Camp: trained in infantry leadership methods, tactics, and weapons

  • Military Awards: Afghanistan Campaign Medal, United States NATO Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War On Terrorism Medal, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal. Certificate of Commendation, Meritorious Mast, two USMC Letters of Appreciation, Expert Rifle Award, Green Belt Marine Martial Arts Award

EDUCATION

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, September 06 – May 10

  • Double Major: Political Science and Journalism

  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences