Open to full-time remote senior, lead, or principal UX and accessibility designer positions. May be open to travel or working in the local DC metro area.

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Ad Hoc

Managing Staff Designer, A11y Lead


Responsible for guiding accessibility beyond compliance, inclusive research, and trauma-informed strategy on application teams.

Managing Senior Designer, A11y Specialist

- 04.2022

Responsible for leveling up and managing Ad Hoc designers, researchers, and a11y specialists.

Senior Designer, A11y Specialist


Responsible for ensuring 12+ product teams launched accessible services at Veterans Affairs.

  • Identified, prioritized, and wrote accessibility defect tickets using a combination of devices, screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack), and accessibility testing tools (axe, axe-coconut, headingsMap, nu checker).
  • Provided accessibility feedback and design critique to wireframes and mockups. Created a suite of training workshops for designers on inclusive design effective practices like when to use links vs buttons.
  • Contributed to the VA design system including, but not limited to, introducing one thing per page as a form design principle (replacing an inaccessible wizard pattern), designing an action link, and documenting accessibility bugs with remediations.
  • Pair programmed with developers to remediate accessibility defects following effective practices from WCAG techniques, WAI-ARIA spec, and industry leaders.
  • Led trauma-informed research with medical staff and VSOs informing form design changes that could save some Veterans months of work and potential retraumatization.

US Digital Response

UX and A11y Designer


Designed an eligibility questionnaire which helped small business owners quickly understand and take steps towards financial relief. Served as an in-house accessibility specialist.


Lead UX Designer (Gov Agency)


Led the inclusive redesign of a .gov’s job search experience to increase top-talent STEM candidate applications.

  • Used Maximum Variation Sampling (MVS) inspired by the Matrix of Oppression, mixed-methods research, and participatory design with accessibility champions to mitigate unconscious exclusion.
  • Completed analysis of 10 interviews and 500+ work activity notes by leading the facilitation of a Work Activity Affinity Diagram (WAAD) activity with 20+ members of the project team.
  • Output personas, journey maps, and user stories through behavioral mapping exercises informed by contextual stories from the WAAD.
  • Designed a WCAG 2.1 AA compliant career application flow which included 100+ high-fidelity wireframes in Sketch and clickable prototypes in InVision.
  • Reduced average time to application from several minutes to less than 30 seconds.

Accessibility Designer (SNHU)


Provided design and accessibility guidance to ensure Southern New Hampshire University's online student application experience was WCAG 2.1 AA compliant.

  • Identified and corrected over 100+ accessibility issues and implemented inclusive design patterns including persistent visible labels and calm error validation.
  • Wrote accessibility criteria as user stories for developers to reference and write test cases.

UX Designer (Various Government Agencies)


Served as a UX researcher and designer at various government agencines including DHS, Amtrak, and more.


Virginia Tech

B.S., Business Information Technology

2012 - 2016

Minor in Business Leadership and Computer Science. Mentored by Kim Gausepohl, Ph.D, AUXP as a UX intern at NIS.

International Association of Accessibility Professionals

Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA)

2021 - 2024

Awarded the higher level credential of CPWA by passing both the CPACC and WAS exam.

  • Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC), Credential ID 21JACJK053
  • Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS), Credential ID 21MAWJK020


  • Design in Sketch, Figma, Principle, Balsamiq, and Photoshop using Invision, Miro, and Abstract.
  • Research methods include Heuristic Evaluations, Diary Studies, User Interviews, Card Sorting, Affinity Mapping, Thematic Analysis, Participatory Design Workshops, and more.
  • Development in HTML5, CSS, and Bootstrap. Familiarity with Javascript, PHP, and SQL. Experience working in and contributing to Design Systems.
  • Specialist in Accessibility Audits, Disability Rights, WCAG 2.0-2.2+, WAI-ARIA 1.1-1.2, Intersectional Qualitative Research, Trauma-Informed Design, and Design Justice. Testing with VoiceOver, NVDA, JAWS, TalkBack, Voice Control, and other assistive technologies.


  • Design at Code for America, Accessibility Beyond Compliance, 2022
  • Inclusive Design 24, Building UX Research Practices for Inclusion, 2022
  • Code for America Summit, Accessibility Beyond Compliance, 2022
  • US Digital Service, Accessibility Beyond Compliance, 2021
  • General Assembly, Accessibility in UX Design, 2021
  • SF Design Week, Design and Intersectionality Panel, 2021
  • MICA, MUXD 5105, 2021
  • Opal App, Inclusive Design Workshop, 2021
  • University of Virginia, CS 4501 Usability Engineering, 2020
  • University of Virginia, CS 3205 HCI, 2020
  • Deloitte, Design Fellowship Program, 2020
  • National Intelligence University, IVMG Annual Conference, 2019
  • James Madison University, SMAD Design Challenge, 2019
  • Virginia Tech, IISE, 2019
  • Carnegie Mellon University, IS Capstone, 2018

Pro Bono

  • Community Art for Everyone, Board Member and Web Developer
  • AIGA DC Design Week, Accessibility Lead, 2020 - 2022
  • DotGov Design Conference, Speaker Lead, 2021
  • Grace After Fire, Web Consultant, 2019