A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.

- Franklin D. Roosevelt


My path into design was not direct; but full of detours, segues and quite a few u-turns. I spent the last ten years working as a cafe manager for a coffee company in Seattle, Washington. In this position, I learned an incredible amount about how to grow a business, how to coach successful employees and the ins and outs of effective marketing. I feel that my extensive experience as a customer service manager translates well into the field of UX, because the customer experience is at the root of what I do.

Solving problems is at the heart of UX. Fortunately, this is a skill that I developed while managing a high-volume cafe and then fine-tuned during my apprenticeship learning UX/UI design with Bloc.

Recently life has taken me on an incredible journey across the Atlantic, landing here in Europe; it has given me the opportunity to embrace a new life and sort of re-invent myself. I've spent this year devoting my time to UX/UI design while gaining further inspiration travelling and exploring my new home. I feel that travelling, experiencing new things and meeting new people is important in our ever-shrinking world; it fuels my inspiration and fills me with a daily sense of wonder.

When not travelling or studying, I spend my downtime in geeky pursuits, such as gaming (board games, PC, XbOne.. I'm not picky!), sci-fi/fantasy books, TV and movies (I could talk your ear off about Game of Thrones!). I also enjoy cycling, making and viewing art, photography and spending time with my dog, Rocky. The Best. Dog. Ever. I also love cooking and eating! I could eat Thai food all day, every day.

I'm seeking opportunities with a forward-thinking team of innovators that will allow me to continue to develop and grow as a designer while contributing to the success of the team as a whole. I bring to the table a passion for design with an impeccable attention to detail, as well as the following skillset:

  • Research
  • Personas
  • Branding
  • Flowchart Creation
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • User Testing
  • Illustration
  • Visual Design
  • Frontend Dev
  • Adobe CS
  • Sketch
  • Figma
  • Balsamiq
  • InVision
  • Git/Github
  • Javascript
  • English - Native
  • German - B1
  • French - A2

Some of my favorite things


I’m available for employment opportunities, freelance projects, volunteering and pro-bono work for NGOs or other not-for-profits. If you’d like to know more about me or talk about creating something together, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

I’m also available for coffee, chat, gaming, and anything fun!