Masters of Human-Computer Interaction
Carnegie Mellon University | AUG 2016
Relevant Coursework: Programming Usable Interfaces, E-Learning Design Principles, User Centered Research & Evaluation, Designing for Older Adults, Interaction Design, Service Design, Reactive Spaces and Media
B.A. of Anthropology & Sociology
The College of Idaho | JUNE 2009
Relevant Coursework: Social Psychology, Anthropology of Media, Cultural Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, Development Anthropology, Psychology of Memory, Statistics for Behavioral Sciences, Neurobiology, Criminology, Gender & Society, Human Evolution, Psychology of Religion
UX Research & User Testing Lead
Client: Odigo, Japan | JAN - AUG 2016
MHCI Capstone Project
Led the 4-month research phase of the MHCI Capstone Project on foreign tourism in Japan. Currently overseeing user recruitment, test writing and administration, and data synthesis on our prototypes during the 4-month design phase [in progress].
Client: SapientNitro | JAN - MAY 2016
Service Design course with Jodi Forlizzi
Researched poverty and obesity rates within Pittsburgh. Designed a service-oriented, data-driven grocery vending solution for SapientNitro that helps low-income citizens of Pittsburgh better access fresh food grown within the community.
UX Researcher/ Interaction Designer
Designing for Older Adults course with Julian Boxenbaum | JAN - MAY 2016
Spearheaded exploratory user research on fitness and health among older adult populations in the United States. Designed and built a clickthrough prototype of a website for older adults using Sketch and Axure.
Adaptive Ski Instructor
Higher Ground | DEC - MAR 2015
Sun Valley, Idaho
Taught skiing to people with cognitive and physical disabilities, including children, adults, and military veterans with severe trauma.
Idaho Department of Lands | MAY 2011 - OCT 2013
Fought fires as a member of a 6-person crew on local, state, and national fire incidents.
Professional Youth Ski Racing Coach
Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation | NOV 2010 - APR 2014
Led teams of young elite athletes, ages ranging from 7 to 19, who competed at the highest levels of international ski racing. Manages team budgets, travel planning, and parent education.
Fitness & Outdoor Sports
Activism & Community Involvement
Community Gardening & Health Literacy
Renewable Energy Advocacy
Disability Rights & Adaptive Sports
Youth Fitness & Education