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.
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
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
2015 WEBBY AWARDS HONOREE - SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES
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
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