Lead UX Engineer, SparkPost

Lead UX Engineer

June 2019Present

  • Work closely with designers and product managers to define, understand and clarify product requirements
  • Design, build, and maintain Matchbox — a React component library
  • Anticipate how product decisions and aspects of the design system affect the design, engineering and user experience
  • Produce prototypes to support the research, design, development and testing of new product features
  • Manage projects, planning and scheduling for the front end and UX teams
  • Provide technical mentorship and guidance to front end and UX engineers

Front End Engineer

October 2016June 2019

  • Worked closely with a distributed team of engineers responsible for SparkPost's React web application
  • Provided creative and technical guidance to marketing, product, dev-relations, and other engineering teams on several projects

Web Developer, Polymath Innovations

August 2015October 2016
  • Worked closely with a distributed team of engineers and designers to build Laravel applications
  • Produced wireframes and prototypes using Sketch, Invision, and After Effects
  • Designed and created branding concepts, logos, and style guides
  • Provided technical direction to other developers to assist the development of Wordpress websites

Web Developer, Fifteen4

September 2013August 2015
  • Produced component libraries, style guides, wireframes and prototypes to support clients’ products or website development
  • Collaborated with Fifteen4’s animation and video departments to create interactive micro sites and landing pages

JavaScript

React, Redux

Jest, Enzyme, Cypress

Webpack, Rollup

Sass, CSS

Styled Components

Adobe Creative Suite

Sketch

BA, Communication

University of Maryland, College Park