Well-versed in requirements analysis, stakeholder interviews, creating use cases, wireframaing, planning information architecture, and executing content strategy.
Mastery of desktop and mobile user interface design, high-fidelity prototyping, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver. Deep knowledge of visual accessibility best practices.
An internal web application for patent search database updates, with bootstrap progress bars and stateful global navigation. This prototype came from six months of weekly meetings reviewing their existing PC-based application and negotiating translations and enhancements.
A personal science fiction and fantasy media editorial publication, featuring a highly-responsive layout and jQuery-driven slide shows. Built on a heavily-customized WordPress install, with extensive PHP and CSS modifications.
An internal web portal which allows IRS auditors to create advanced multi-database queries without writing complex code. This application prototype was created using Bootstrap and hand-coded HTML.
A stylish portfolio site for a professional illustrator, implemented on WordPress with extensive PHP customization. The target audiences are art directors and young fantasy art aficionados looking for insight into Veronica's process.
Designed and implemented visual reboot of the DHS website in early 2009, incorporating a cleaner, more contemporary look, more social media integration and deeper feature photography. Added one of the Federal government's first responsive layouts in 2010.
An unpublished redesign with an open, modern look maintaining the color and themes of the existing brand. Imploding, interactive puzzle cube animated in Flash.
Projects: User Experience enhancements to HHS and DOE web applications.
Projects: Design and development of artist portfolios and Homeland Security websites.
Achievements: Providing freelance web design services for individuals and organizations recognizing the value of accessibility, maintainability and — most importantly — usability. Most recently redesigning the DHS OIG website, and previously designed and deployed WordPress portfolios for several illustrators.
Skills: Innovative web and interaction design for prototypes and WordPress installations, plus search engine optimization and creative writing.
Projects: Design and development of State Department interagency applications.
Skills: Advanced interaction design using HTML, CSS, Bootstrap and jQuery. Cross-browser and Section 508 compliance.
Projects: UX enhancements to the US Patent and Trademark Office EST patent search and Data Operations applications.
Achievements: Designed the interface and interactions that will enable administrators to keep the USPTO patent database up to date, and provided enhancements that will allow examiners to easily and extensively search those patent databases.
Skills: Requirements analysis, stakeholder interviewing, and high-fidelity user interface prototyping via HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap 3 and occasionally Axure.
Projects: UI work on Internal Freddie Mac mortgage bundle tracking applications.
Achievements: Delivered a complex interface via production-ready HTML and CSS for integration into Freddie Mac's mortgage product monitoring and managing web application, and created an updated prototype for their trading system.
Skills: User interface design and prototyping via HTML 5, CSS 3 and Bootstrap 3.
Projects: Harman Kardon, Red Cross, McFadyen Solutions websites.
Achievements: Interface development and implementation on Oracle's ATG Ecommerce platform for McFadyen Solutions clients, including Red Cross and Harman Kardon. Assisted in the long-overdue relaunch of McFadyen.com.
Skills: Web design, user interface development and implementation via HTML 5, CSS 3 and Bootstrap 3 for McFadyen clients. Wordpress implementation and management for McFadyen.com.
Projects: Internal Revenue Service's Data as a Service web application, and the International Trade Commission's EDIS web application.
Achievements: Prototype creation and workflow enhancements to the DaaS web application for the Internal Revenue Service and EDIS document management system for the International Trade Commission.
Skills: Interaction design with HTML, CSS and Bootstrap.
Achievements: Lead a small team of 4-6 UI professionals in the creation and modification of wireframes and front-end implementation for the Healthcare Exchange. Also contributed directly to the application's user interface design, workflow mapping and front-end development.
Web Designer BCIP, with master-level Web Design Concepts, Web Design for Accessibility, Dreamweaver MX, and Photoshop 7.0.
Major: Computer Information Services. 40+ hours completed.
Major: Computer Science. 40+ hours completed.