Hello!

My name is Alyssa and I am passionate about bridging the gap between the physical and digital world. I currently work at Drawn as a Senior User Experience Designer where my breadth of design experience combined with my fascination for technology empowers me to craft thoughtful, impactful and more human-like user experiences.

Want to know more? Shoot me a note. I'd love to tell you more about me and get to know you as well!

 

My Designer's Toolbox

General Skills

  • User Experience Design
  • Product Design
  • Agile Software Development
  • Rapid Prototyping & Wireframe Creation
  • Information Architecture
  • UX Research & Synthesis
  • User Interface Design
  • Design Systems
  • User Flows
  • Persona & Journey Map Creation
  • Co-Design Workshop Facilitation
  • Brand Creation
  • Animation & Motion Design
  • Leadership & Mentorship
  • Cross Discipline Collaboration
  • Relentless Curiosity

Software

  • Sketch App
  • Axure
  • UXPin 
  • Abstract
  • Zeplin
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Photoshop & Illustrator
  • HTML & CSS3
  • Javascript & JQuery
  • After Effects
  • Webflow

People I have worked with

Clients

  • American Medical Association
  • Bank Financial
  • BMW
  • Child Welfare Digital Services
  • DeVry
  • Exelon
  • Flo
  • Heartland Alliance
  • Kinex-Fitness Studios
  • LiveOne
  • Masterlock
  • Medela
  • Motorola Solutions
  • Personify
  • Raise
  • Zurich Insurance

Agencies

  • Accenture
  • AKTA
  • Drawn
  • McKinsey
  • MotoMedia
  • MU/DAI
  • Salesforce
 

Extracurriculars

What I like to do outside my 9-5

  Involvement with the UX Community   I have a wide breadth of knowledge, and I want to share it! I write articles, speak at conferences, mentor students and make  goofy videos about UX design . Check it out!

Involvement with the UX Community

I have a wide breadth of knowledge, and I want to share it! I write articles, speak at conferences, mentor students and make goofy videos about UX design. Check it out!

  Health & Wellness   Health & wellness is the yin to my design yang. I grew up playing a wide variety of sports - from ultimate frisbee to triathlons. My newest obsession? Backpacking to recharge and reconnect with nature.

Health & Wellness

Health & wellness is the yin to my design yang. I grew up playing a wide variety of sports - from ultimate frisbee to triathlons. My newest obsession? Backpacking to recharge and reconnect with nature.

  DIY Projects   I love working with my hands - whether it be upgrading my bike, renovating my condo or crafting food puzzles for my needy cats. #userexperienceforcats.

DIY Projects

I love working with my hands - whether it be upgrading my bike, renovating my condo or crafting food puzzles for my needy cats. #userexperienceforcats.

  Sketching & Visual Journaling   I recently took a few online classes through  Sketchbook Skool  to improve my visual communication skills through drawing, build a creative habit and exercise my brain! 

Sketching & Visual Journaling

I recently took a few online classes through Sketchbook Skool to improve my visual communication skills through drawing, build a creative habit and exercise my brain!