Curriculum Vitae

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Born

1982, Columbia, South Carolina.

Experience

Sept 2011 – [Present]

Gaithersburg, MD

NIST – National Institute of Standards & Technology

Digitial Media Specialist Consultant

Responsibilities: Consulting on design, visualizations, animation, and interactive projects for scientific research.


Jan 2015 - July 2015

New York, NY

Critical Mass

Associate Director of UX Architecture

Responsibilities: Led UX design initiatives, UX guided workshops, primary and secondary research, strategy for roadmaps, analysis, prototyping, usability testing for client Citi Bank’s native mobile applications and global mobile platforms.


Dec 2010 – Jan 2015

New York, NY

The Wall Street Journal

Sr. UX Architect – Specialist

Responsibilities: UX Design for research & development (R&D) arm of WSJ and Dow Jones creating schematics, wireframes, and UX flows of conceptual web platforms and mobile interfaces. Included domains: The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, DJX, and Barron’s. Collaborated with international teams of designers, dev teams, and editors on new UX concepts, designs and products.


Mar 2013 – Sept 2014

New York, NY

Columbia University

Digitial Media Specialist Consultant

Responsibilities: Consulted on design, visualizations, animation, and interactive projects for scientific research within the departments of Integrated Science, Engineering and Electron Transport in Molecular Nanostructures.


Jan 2007 - Jun 2010

Boulder, CO

JILA - University of Colorado

Professional Research Assistant & Digital Media Specialist

Responsibilities:  Worked closely with scientists and other JILA staff to create visual media projects that communicate scientific research. Published over 29 figures and visuals in 53 different journals, magazines, and press releases, as well as 7 covers for scientific research journals. Project leader for JILA website redesign and overhaul to a Content Management System (CMS).


Jan 2004 - Dec 2005

Gainesville, FL

Responsibilities: Managed hardware for color and b&w darkrooms. Assisted students with photography equipment and safety procedures.


Jan 2006 - Dec 2006

Gainesville, FL

Responsibilities: Supported Max Becher’s experimental video courses by creating tutorials, updating class website, and tutoring students in video editing.


Education

Aug 2001 - May 2006

Gainesville, FL

B.S. in Digital Arts and Science

University of Florida - Computer Science Department

Course Work:  System Simulation, Software Engineering, Digital Production I & II, Senior Thesis, Time Base Media, Advance Digital Video, Photography I & II, Digital Photography, Aesthetic Computing, Data Structures, Technical Writing


Skills

UX Design for software and applications (mobile+desktop), Design Leadership, Cross-teams Colloboration, Project Planning, Rapid Prototyping, Wireframing/Schematics, Illustration, 3D Production, Animation, Video Production. Communicate well with technologists, stake holders, developers, researchers, scientists, and designers.

 

Proficient with: Adobe CC Software, Omnigraffle, Sketch, Keynote, Tumult Hype (prototyping), Invision App, JIRA, Basecamp, Autodesk Maya, Mac and Windows OS environments

 

Familiar with: PYMOL, WordPress, Processing, Drupal (CMS), VMD (Visual Molecular Dynamics)

 

Programming with: HTML, CSS, Java, Basic Actionscript, Maya MEL


Art in Publications

2012:

  • Advanced Materials [Cover Image] “Template Patterning: Flexible Control of Block Copolymer Directed Self-Assembly…”, 12 Jun 2012, Vol. 24, Iss. 23, Pg 3082, Online URL
  • Signs of the Time, “SRC and Standford Enable Chip Pattern Etching for 14nm”, 29 May 2012, Online URL
  • Tom’s Hardware, “SRC and Standford Enable Chip Pattern Etching for 14nm”, 29 May 2012, Online URL
  • Solid State Technology, “Directed Self-Assembly Lithography Research Yields Contact Holes On Semiconductor Wafer”, 28 May 2012, Online URL
  • EE Times, “SRC Clears Path to 14-nm with Directed Self Assembly”, 24 May 2012, Online URL
  • R. Colin Johnson Blog: Next Gen Log, “SRC Clears Path to 14nm With Directed Self-Assembly”, 24 May 2012, Online URL
  • Nano Letters [Cover Image], “Nanoelectronic programmable synapses for Brain-inspired computing”, 09 May 2012, Vol. 12, Iss. 5, Online URL

2011:

  • NIST Tech Beat Release “NIST Sensor Improvement Brings Analysis Method into Mainstream”, 20 Dec. 2011, Online URL
  • Science [article Fig 1(C)], “Suppression of Collisional Shifts in a Strongly Interacting Lattice Clock”, 25 Feb. 2011,Vol 331, 6020, pp 1043-1046, Online URL
  • NIST Press Release, “Quantum Quirk: JILA Scientists Pack Atoms Together to Prevent Collisions in Atomic Clock…”, 3 Feb. 2011, Online URL

2010:

  • World News Network , “Strontium Atomic Clock”, 27 August 2010, Online URL
  • Nanowerk [article Fig 1], “An optical ‘tripod’ enhances the use of atomic-force microscopy”, 24 August 2010, Online URL
  • SPIE Newsroom [article Fig 1], “An optical ‘tripod’ enhances the use of atomic-force microscopy”, 23 August 2010, Online URL
  • ScienceNet.cn [article photo], “Gone to the Dark Side, It Has”, August 2010, Online URL
  • NIST Physics Laboratory Annual Report (2008-2009) [Fig(s) 1-8 pg 45-50], 13 July 2010, Online URL
  • Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry [Fig 13 Image], “Cavity-Enhanced Direct Frequency Comb Spectroscopy: Technology and Applications”, 15 June 2010, Vol 3, pp175-205, Online URL
  • Life From An RNA World; The Ancestor Within by Michael Yarus [Book: Fig 10.1. and Fig 15.1.], Harvard University Press, 15 April 2010, ISBN 9780674050754, Online URLURL 2
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry A [Cover and Fig 1 Image], “Vibrational Autodetachment−Intramolecular Vibrational Relaxation Translated into Electronic Motion”, 1 April 2010, Vol 114, Iss 12, pp4017-4470, Online URL
  • APS (Physics) [Image Gallery], “Direct Frequency Comb Spectroscopy”, March 2010, Online URL
  • Nature Photonics [Box 1 Figure], “High-harmonic generation: Ultrafast lasers yield X-rays”, March 2010, Vol 4, No 3, pp149-151, Online URL
  • Physics Today [Cover Image], “Universal insights from few-body land”, March 2010, Vol 63, Iss 3, pp8-80, Online URL

2009:

  • Nature Nanotechnology [article Fig 1], “Measurement: Facing Heisenberg at the nanoscale”, Dec 2009, Vol 4, No 12, pp781-883, Online URL URL 2
  • Angewandte Chemie International Edition [Cover Image], “The Lowest Singlet and Triplet States of the Oxyallyl Diradical”, 26 Oct 2009, Vol 48, Iss 45, 8381, Online URL
  • PNAS [article Fig 1], “Phase matched upconversion of coherent ultrafast laser light into the soft and hard x-ray regions of the spectrum”, 30 June 2009, Vol 106, No. 26, pp10516-10521 Online URL
  • The Astrophysical Journal [article Fig(s) 11-12], “Subsurface Circulations Within Active Regions”, 20 June 2009, Vol 698:1749–1760, Online URL
  • Laser Focus World [Online animation supplement], “PHOTONIC FRONTIERS: OPTICAL CLOCKS: Optical clocks set the pace in accurate timekeeping”, May 2009, Vol 45, issue 5, Online URL
  • Nanotechnology Now, “Squeezing Noise Below Quantum Limits”, 29 March 2009, Online URL
  • Science [Editors’ Choice], “APPLIED PHYSICS: Fidget-Free Microscopy”, 27 March 2009, Vol 323, 5922, Online URL
  • Shanghi Institute of Ceramics Chinese Academy of Science (SICCAS), “Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM”, 27 March 2009, Online URL
  • Thomas Net, “Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM”, 27 March 2009, Online URL
  • Reserach.gov, “Squeezing Noise Below Quantum Limits”, 26 March 2009, Online URL
  • NSF [Discovery], “Squeezing Noise Below Quantum Limits”, 26 March 2009, Online URL URL (2)
  • Bio Optics World, “100x stability-boost technique transferable to commercial AFMs”, 25 March 2009, Online URL
  • R & D Magazine, “Room-temperature AFM gets picoscale stability”, 25 March 2009, Online URL
  • Materials Research Society (MRS), “Picoscale stability in a room-temperature AFM”, 25 March 2009, Online URL
  • News Wise, “Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM”, 25 March 2009, Online URL
  • PhysOrg, “Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM”, 25 March 2009, Online URL
  • Nanotechnology Now, “Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM”, 25 March 2009, Online URL
  • Nanowerk, “Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM”, 24 March 2009, Online URL
  • In Sciences, “Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM”, 24 March 2009, Online URL
  • NIST Tech Beat Release, “Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM”, 24 March 2009, Online URL
  • Laser & Photonics Reviews [article Fig 3], “Optical traps for single molecule biophysics: a primer”, February 2009, Vol 3, Issue 1-2, Page 207, Online URL
  • Chemical Physics Letters [Cover image], “Tomography of a supersonically cooled molecular jet using cavity-enhanced direct frequency comb spectroscopy”, 13 January 2009, Volume 468, Issues 1-3, Pages 1-106, Online URL
  • Scientific Weekly, “Ultracold bipolar Molecules – Another step towards quantum computing”, 02 January 2009, Online URL

2008:

  • Science News [Cover image], “Into the Cold; Slowing down molecules to unlock their secrets”, 20 December 2008,Vol 174, No. 13, Online URL
  • Science & Technology Review [Cover image], “Time-Resolved Dynamics in N2O4 Probed Using High Harmonic Generation”, 28 November 2008,Vol 22, issue 268, Online URL
  • Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences (SIMS) of the National Research Council, “Twanging Molecular Slinky with Ultrafast Laser Gives Researchers Snapshot of Electrons in Action”, 23 November 2008, Online URL
  • Science [Cover image and article Fig 1(A-B)], “Time-Resolved Dynamics in N2O4 Probed Using High Harmonic Generation”, 21 November 2008,Vol 322, 5905, Online URL
  • Science [article Fig 1(A-C)], “Observing the Creation of Electronic Feshbach Resonances in Soft X-ray–Induced O2 Dissociation”, 14 November 2008,Vol 322, 5904, Online URL URL 2
  • Popular Mechanics, “Ultrafast lasers give researchers a snapshot of electrons in action”, 06 November 2008, Online URL
  • Information Center for Basic Science, “Ultrafast lasers give researchers a snapshot of electrons in action”, 02 November 2008, Online URL
  • PhysOrg, “Ultrafast lasers give researchers a snapshot of electrons in action”, 30 October 2008, Online URL
  • NSF [Discovery], “First Ultracold Polar Molecule Gas Ready for Research”, Published by National Science Foundation, 29 October 2008, Online URL URL 2
  • Research.gov, “First Ultracold Polar Molecule Gas Ready for Research”, 29 October 2008, Online URL
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research, “Missile defense, engine crack detection could benefit from laser research”, 22 October 2008, Online URL URL (2)
  • Air Force Print News Today, “University of Colorado professors conduct new laser research”, Published by Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 20 October 2008, Online URL URL 2
  • Aerotech News and Review, “University of Colorado professors conduct new laser research”, 24 October 2008, Online URL URL 2
  • Science Daily, “First Dense Gas Of Ultracold ‘Polar’ Molecules Created”, 19 September 2008, Online URL
  • First Science News, “JILA scientists create first dense gas of ultracold ‘polar’ molecules “, 18 September 2008, Online URL
  • PhysOrg, “Scientists create first dense gas of ultracold ‘polar’ molecules”, 18 September 2008, Online URL URL 2
  • EurekAlert News, “JILA scientists create first dense gas of ultracold ‘polar’ molecules”, 18 September 2008, Online URL URL 2
  • e! Science News, “JILA scientists create first dense gas of ultracold ‘polar’ molecules”, 18 September 2008, Online URL
  • Joint Quantum Institute, “Scientists Create First Dense Gas of Ultracold ‘Polar’ Molecules”, 18 September 2008, Online URL
  • CU News Release, “CU and NIST Scientists Create First Dense Gas of Ultracold ‘Polar’ Molecules”, 18 September 2008, Online URL
  • NIST News Release, “JILA scientists create first dense gas of ultracold ‘polar’ molecules”, 18 September 2008, Online URL
  • Science [Fig 1A], “Quantum State Engineering and Precision Metrology Using State-Insensitive Light Traps”, 27 June 2008 Vol. 320, 1734, Online URL
  • The Futurist, “New Clocks: It’s About Time”, May-June 2008 Vol. 42, No. 3, Published online by World Future Society, Online URL URL 2
  • Optics Express [article Fig 1], “Quasi-phase matching and characterization of high-order harmonic generation in hollow waveguide using counterpropagating light”, 24 April 2008,Vol 16, No. 9, 6551, Online URL URL 2
  • Photonics, “More Exact Than an Ion Clock”, 11 March 2008, Online URL
  • Signs of the Time, “‘Quantum Logic Clock’ Rivals Mercury Ion As World’s Most Accurate Clock”, 10 March 2008, Online URL
  • Science Daily, “‘Quantum Logic Clock’ Rivals Mercury Ion As World’s Most Accurate Clock”, 10 March 2008, Online URL
  • NIST News Release, “NIST ‘Quantum Logic Clock’ Rivals Mercury Ion as World’s Most Accurate Clock Comparison Yields Best Results Yet in Tests for Change in ‘Constants’ of Nature”, 6 March 2008, Online URL
  • Science Codex, “Collaboration helps make JILA strontium atomic clock ‘best in class'”, 20 February 2008, Online URL
  • Information Center for Basic Science, “Collaboration helps make JILA strontium atomic clock ‘best in class'”, 20 February 2008, Online URL
  • CU News Release, “New Experimental Atomic Clock Surpasses Accuracy Of Current U.S. Standard Time Clock”, 14 February 2008, Online URL
  • Science Centric, “Collaboration helps make JILA strontium atomic clock ‘best in class'”, 14 February 2008, Online URL
  • Science Express, “Sr Lattice Clock at 1 x 10-16 Fractional Uncertainty by Remote Optical…” 14 February 2008, 10.1126/science.1153341 (Science Express Reports), Online URL
  • Photonics, “A More Precise Atomic Clock”, 14 February 2008, Online URL
  • NIST News Release, “Collaboration Helps Make JILA Strontium Atomic Clock ‘Best in Class’ ‘Crystal of Light’ Clock Surpasses Accuracy of NIST-F1 Fountain Clock”, 14 February 2008, Online URL
  • Signs of the Time, “Most Accurate Clock Ever: ‘Crystal Of Light’ Clock Surpasses Accuracy Of NIST-F1 Fountain Clock”, 18 February 2008, Online URL
  • Science Daily, “Most Accurate Clock Ever: ‘Crystal Of Light’ Clock Surpasses Accuracy Of NIST-F1 Fountain Clock” 14 February 2008, Online URL
  • News Wise, “Collaboration Helps Make JILA Strontium Atomic Clock ‘Best in Class’”, 14 February 2008, Online URL
  • EurekAlert!, “Collaboration helps make JILA strontium atomic clock ‘best in class'”, 14 February 2008, Online URL
  • PhysOrg, “Collaboration helps make JILA strontium atomic clock ‘best in class'”, 14 February 2008, Online URL
  • United States of America Department of Commerce, “NIST Announces New Atomic Clock Promising Improved Navigation, GPS”, 14 February 2008, Online URL

2007:

  • OPN; Optics & Photonics News, “All-Optical Quasi-Phase Matching in Extreme Nonlinear Optics”, Dec 2007, Vol. 18, No. 12 ,p32, Online URL URL 2
  • Symmetry, “RESULTS! The particles of our readers’ imaginations”, 7 September 2007, Vol 04, Issue 07, 9, Online URL
  • Science, “Initial Events in X-ray Excitation”, 7 September 2007,Vol 317, 1289, Online URL
  • Science, “Harnessing Attosecond Science in the Quest for Coherent X-rays”, 10 August 2007,Vol 317, 777, Fig 2, Online URL

2005:

  • UF Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, “Two More CISE Faculty Win Prestigious NSF Career Awards” 25 June 2005, Online URL