M.F.A., Design Research + Development | 2018 - 2021
The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH
Graduate Fellowship Recipient

B.A., Communication Technology | 2011 - 2015
The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH
Minors in Japanese and Design

UX/UI Design, Interaction Design, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop

Adobe XD, Axure, Figma, Invision, Sketch
VR Development
Autodesk Maya, Oculus, Unity Game Engine, Vuforia

UX Research
Affinity Mapping, Concept Testing, Information Architecture, Journey Mapping, Participatory Research, Personas, Surveys, Usability Testing, User Interviews, User Scenarios

Graduate Association of Mental Health Action and Advocacy (GAMHAA)
Content Designer 
| 2019 - Present
The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH
House Ambassador | 2019 - Present
Zora’s House | Columbus, OH

“Kakehashi Project” Japan Exchange Program
Emerging Leader
| 03.2017
Tokyo, JP
Graduate Research Associate | 08.2020 - Present
ACCAD, The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH
-Create 3D assets and design environments in Unity for multiple research projects exploring topics in virtual reality (VR)
-Lead continued development, research and storytelling of VR prototype for social impact
User Experience Intern | 05 - 08.2020
Bandwidth, Inc. | Raleigh, NC (Remote)
-Led user research activities in discovery and concept testing

-Designed user dashboard features and roadmap workflows
based on user research insights from Bandwidth customers

-Presented concepts and design decisions to product
managers and developers

Animation Mentor | 07.2019
ACCAD, The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH
-Served as student mentor in a two-week summer workshop
called “Digital Animation: A Technology Mentoring Program
for Young Women”

-Guided three students in using problem-solving skills,
storytelling and collaborative learning to plan and produce
digital 3D animated stories

-Led a workshop introducing middle school students to
virtual reality development

Assistant Digital Editor | 06.2016 - 08.2018
Columbus Dispatch Magazines | Columbus, OH
-Formatted, published and updated magazine web content,
increasing output speed of magazine site content by 50%

-Provided digital performance insights through monthly brand
reach reports

-Trained editors in using content management system

Interactive Marketing Intern | 06.2015 - 06.2016
Nationwide Children’s Hospital | Columbus, OH
-Managed accurate and consistent site content for hospital

-Increased awareness of online health resources for parents

-Presented best practices for improving overall hospital site
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