A results-driven approach to digital product design.

With nearly three decades leading the design and delivery of exceptional interactive products, I bring a wealth of experience applying innovative approaches to user interaction challenges:  imaginative creative design, exemplary production and project management, and professional collaboration with cross-functional teams, stakeholders and clients.

My broad expertise combined with a calm thoughtful demeanor make me a valuable addition to any team.

Expertise 

WHAT I BRING TO YOUR PROJECTs

  • Concept-to-completion product design & coordination
  • Ideation, translation, realization
  • Wireframe, storyboard, prototype creation
  • Production planning, project & people management
  • Collaboration, motivation, enthusiasm
  • Dependability, responsibility & fun!

WAYS I CAN work with you

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, clients, cross-functional teams
  • Guide creative vision & requirements gathering
  • Lead creative & production teams
  • Manage budget, schedule & resources  

WHAT i'VE done

I've led the design and delivery of an award-winning lineup of interactive products, practically since the inception of interactive products:

  • 2008 - 2015   SVP Product Design - Rocket21; A social networking experience, for adolescents and teens exploring career dreams with real life professionals in a secure online environment
  • 2001 - 2008   Creative Director - SparkTop.org; A ground-breaking social networking platform for children with learning disabilities
  • 1992 - 2001   Creative Director - Presage Software; Educational games and rich multimedia entertainment development for software publishers Broderbund, The Learning Company, GT Interactive, Interplay and others
  • 1983 - 1992    Video game graphics, and art direction at Epyx, Activision and Sega 
 

Selected Work 

MOBILE design flows-ROCKET21.com

Preliminary design mock-ups defining mobile interactions with key Rocket21 features.

 

Social learning web - rocket21.com

Rocket21; A social networking experience, for adolescents and teens exploring career dreams with real life professionals in a secure online environment. (Product Design,UX, IxD, Art Direction, Production Management)

 

Educational WEB - sparktop.org

SparkTop.org; A ground-breaking social networking platform for children with learning disabilities. (Product Design,UX, IxD, Art Direction, Production Management)

 

Entertainment & EDUCATIONAL CDROM - presage software

Presage Software; Educational games and rich multimedia entertainment development for software publishers Broderbund, The Learning Company, GT Interactive, Interplay and others.


Awards & Recognition

Rocket21

2015 WEBBY AWARDS HONOREE - SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES

SparkTop.org

2007 W3 AWARDS - 2 GOLD, 3 SILVER AWARDS
2006 W3 AWARDS - 5 GOLD, 2 SILVER AWARDS
2006 PARENTS’ CHOICE SILVER HONOR AWARD WINNER
2006 WEBBY AWARDS HONOREE - CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION/NON PROFIT
2005 PARENTS’ CHOICE RECOMMENDED AWARD WINNER
2005 WEBBY AWARDS HONOREE - BEST USE OF ANIMATION & MOTION GRAPHICS
2005 FLASHFORWARD CONFERENCE - BEST EDUCATIONAL WEBSITE
2004 PARENTS’ CHOICE RECOMMENDED AWARD WINNER

Presage Software

1998 SPA-CODIE AWARDS
1997 SPA-CODIE AWARDS
1994 SPA-CODIE AWARDS
1993 SPA-CODIE AWARDS

1998 - SPEAKER - GAME DEVELOPER CONFERENCE
1997 - SPEAKER - GAME DEVELOPER CONFERENCE

 RESUME