01. Summarize your life in a few sentences
Enjoying the little things. Trying to find inspiration in everything around me.
02. Tell us about your education background
Graduated with a BA in Advertising, minored in Psychology + Studio art/ graphic design.
03. How did you get started as a UX designer?
My passion stems from wanting to create the best solution for people and observing how they interact with software experiences.
04. What inspired you as a creative woman?
It’s always been a part of my life, even as a child! I remember choosing meticulously through the color choices in my Crayola set.
05. What’s the biggest mistake you’ve ever made on your job or on your business, and how did you get through it?
My biggest mistake was not asking enough questions to better understand the problems we’re solving because when I first started working, I was afraid to admit I didn’t know anything. Now I’m always asking questions and pushing for the why’s!
06. If you can build a million dollar company, what would it be?
It would be similar to what I do now everyday. Talking to people, trying to identify how people use and interact with things and continuously make them better.
07. Walk us through your day as a UX Designer
My day to day varies from consulting user experience best practices, to talking to consumers and testing products to creating prototypes for development.
08. Which of your accomplishments are you most proud of?
I’m proud of being a UX lead at an advertising agency currently. I’m excited to see where else my career takes me!
09. Where or what do you think you will be/do in the next 5 years?
Oh – that’s always a hard question. I hope it’s still doing what I do now, but moving the needle even more and making a more dramatic change for users and others in the industry!
10. Share a quote/advice that you’d like to tell the 25-year-old you
“Never stop learning. Always be curious. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.”