What I Do

15 years experience in UX & UI design, front-end development & product management. Design & develop unique interfaces for the desktop & mobile environments.


Director of Product Management: Topix Mountain View, CA: 2015-present

Manage product roadmap for Topix online media products Stars, Offbeat & WellNest. Work closely with engineering and design to optimize and design new features for both desktop and mobile..

Director of Product Management & Design: Blekko Redwood City, CA: 2009-2015

Designed & developed front-end search experience for blekko.com, with monthly traffic of 300+ million queries, as well as for it’s SEO product, Izik tablet & smartphones apps, ReviewNinja.io & Shopzi.io. To increase user awareness & usage of all products, worked with marketing team to develop & create advertising materials for distribution campaigns.

Lead UI & Visual Designer: MerchantCircle Los Altos, CA: 2006-2009

Led user experience & visual design efforts of the company’s online merchant directory & paid merchant dashboard with monthly traffic of 22 million unique visitors, 47 million page views, 900,000 registered users & 12,000 paid members. Designed & implemented product landing page promotions & advertising campaigns.

Associate Creative Design: Sapient Munich, Germany: 2004-2005

Visual design & development consulting for projects at Vodafone, T-Online, Star Alliance, & more as well as internal company projects & concept prototype creation.

Graphic User Interface Team Leader: eCircle AG Munich, Germany: 2001-2004

Led team that developed & designed marketing campaign sites for Coca-Cola, Karstadt, MTV, Deutsche Post, Thomas Cook, Playboy, BNP Paribas & more.

Web Development Engineer: eCircles San Mateo, CA: 1999-2000

Worked on team responsible for front-end development & maintenance of ecircles.com as well as construction of email templates & marketing campaigns.

Web Applications Consultant: Key Point Software San Jose, CA: 1998

Consultant for front-end web projects & development of email campaigns for Hewlett Packard & Adobe. Taught HTML & Internet training courses at Hewlett Packard.


HTML, CSS, JavaScript, User Experience & Interface Design, Graphic Design, Product Prototype Creation, Team Leadership & Management, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Web Standards Compliant Design & Implementation.


University of California, Santa Barbara — BA in History, BM in Music Performance - 1995


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