Data Science
Lead Instructor

General Assembly

2018 - 2019

Taught Python & statistics to 90+ Intuit Inc. employees as a General Assembly contractor.

Collaborated with employees to create 10-minute data analysis presentations for senior management.

Psychology + Research Methods Faculty

Skyline College

2014 - Present

Designed inclusive and accessible online classroom experiences that included video lectures, discussion boards, and student projects.

Taught Python & research methods to undergraduate students with no previous coding experience

UX Designer

Wavelength Social

2017 - 2019

Created an online platform to help people with chronic illnesses connect and share their experiences.

Developed the UX design guidelines and style guide for Metta Social's internal team.
Lead usability studies, market research, and focus group studies; interviewed users and collected feedback.

Designed an adaptive user experience that accommodated a wide range of users, including those with cognitive impairments.

Wrote UX copy and tested digital ad campaigns; increased ad clicks by 30%, and percentage of profiles with pictures by 20% compared to the control group.



My education has uniquely prepared me to be a successful UX designer. I have a strong foundation in psychology, which helps me understand how people think, learn, and behave. My research experience has taught me how to design and conduct user studies, as well as how to analyze and interpret data. And my business background gives me the ability to see the big picture and understand the business goals of the projects I work on.

User Experience Research & Design


Machine Learning

Capella University

Cognitive Psychology, M.S.

San Jose State University

Business Administration, B.S.

Skills & Keywords


Figma • Adobe XD • Sketch • Tableau • Python

UX Design

Accessibility (a11y) • Prototyping • Wireframing • Design Systems • Information Architecture • Interaction Design • Visual Design, Color, and Typography • User Flows • UX Writing & Copywriting

UX Research

User Testing • Research Methods • Experiment Design • A/B Tests • Affinity Diagrams • Personas • User Stories • User Journeys • Heuristic Evaluation • Contextual Inquiry • User Scenarios • Task Analysis • Competitive Audits  • User Interviews, Surveys, and Focus Groups


Cognitive Biases • Implicit Bias • Human Factors • Sensation, Perception, and Attention