Let's Make Learning Addictive!*

* Addictive in a fun, healthy way, obviously.

I harness the power of UX & EdTech
to create fun learning experiences.

Learn more about me:

Educational Partners:

UX Portfolio

Design Tools Uncovered

UX Research, Graphic Design

Solopreneur Starterkit

UX Design, Instructional Design

Spotify Feature

UX Research, Graphic Design

Clima Weather App

UX / UI Design, Prototyping

Resume

Objective

With over a decade of combined professional experience as a designer, instructor, department chair, project manager, and creative director, I've found a niche of integrating UX, AI, SCRUM, Gamification, and Visual Communications techniques into the realm of EdTech; creating curriculum for K12, college, and adults.

Experience

  • UX Designer + Instructor

    Colegio San Jose de las Vegas

    Medellín, Colombia May 2023 – Dec 2023

    • Conducted extensive (7-month) Master’s thesis research related to integration of UX & AI methodologies in the modern classroom including face-to-face semi-structured interviews & structured mass surveys.
    • Developed, directed & facilitated digital, hybrid (live/remote) bilingual curriculum for over 100 students (grades 4th-11th) and over 80 faculty, consisting of lectures, group activities, and planned instruction.
  • UX Instructional Designer

    Ivy Tech College

    (Remote) 2009 - 2022

    • Developed & facilitated college-level visual communications curriculum both remotely & on campus, including Interactive Media, Graphic Design, Web Design, UX Fundamentals, and Prototyping.
    • Developed, directed & facilitated digital, hybrid (live/remote) bilingual curriculum for over 100 students (grades 4th-11th) and over 80 faculty, consisting of lectures, group activities, and planned instruction.
  • UX Department Chair

    Center of Applied Science & Technology

    San Antonio, TX 2018 - 2022

    • Conducted extensive (7-month) Master’s thesis research related to integration of UX & AI methodologies in the modern classroom including face-to-face semi-structured interviews & structured mass surveys.
    • Developed, directed & facilitated digital, hybrid (live/remote) bilingual curriculum for over 100 students (grades 4th-11th) and over 80 faculty, consisting of lectures, group activities, and planned instruction.
  • Project Manager, Co-Founder

    Tealix Design

    New York, NY 2010 - 2018

    • Conducted extensive (7-month) Master’s thesis research related to integration of UX & AI methodologies in the modern classroom including face-to-face semi-structured interviews & structured mass surveys.
    • Developed, directed & facilitated digital, hybrid (live/remote) bilingual curriculum for over 100 students (grades 4th-11th) and over 80 faculty, consisting of lectures, group activities, and planned instruction.
  • Lead Web Designer

    Home News Enterprise

    Columbus, IN 2007 - 2010

    • Conducted extensive (7-month) Master’s thesis research related to integration of UX & AI methodologies in the modern classroom including face-to-face semi-structured interviews & structured mass surveys.
    • Developed, directed & facilitated digital, hybrid (live/remote) bilingual curriculum for over 100 students (grades 4th-11th) and over 80 faculty, consisting of lectures, group activities, and planned instruction.
  • Customer Training

    Wix

    New York, NY 2010 - 2018

    • Conducted extensive (7-month) Master’s thesis research related to integration of UX & AI methodologies in the modern classroom including face-to-face semi-structured interviews & structured mass surveys.
    • Developed, directed & facilitated digital, hybrid (live/remote) bilingual curriculum for over 100 students (grades 4th-11th) and over 80 faculty, consisting of lectures, group activities, and planned instruction.

Skills

UX Copy
SEO
Prototyping
UI Design
CSS
HTML
UI Design
UX Research

Software

Adobe

Figma
Photoshop
Illustrator
Dreamweaver
Xd
Premiere
Premiere
Audition
After Effects
InDesign

Web Design

Webflow
Wordpress
Wix
Squarespace
HTML
CSS
Uizard

Generative AI

GPT-4
Midjourney
VizCom
Stable Diffusion
Runway

Project Management

Notion
Trello
Airtable
Miro
Mural
Otter
Basecamp
Whimsical
Monday

Certifications

Google UX Design Certification

Google™ | Coursera

Remote 2021

Adobe™ Certified Associate

Adobe™ | Certiport

Remote 2021

MTA HTML & CSS Certification

Microsoft™ | Certiport

Remote 2021

Teacher's Certification (TX)

Teachworthy

San Antonio, TX 2018

Education

Master of Professional Studies

MICA: UX Design

(Remote) June 2022 – Dec 2023

Bachelor of the Arts

University of Silicon Valley

Sunnyvale, CA August 2003 – June 2006