Hi, I’m Evan!

I’m a Senior UX Designer with 10+ years of experience building first-of-a-kind digital products.

UX Design

Dr. Eric Clinical Trial

Can an educational iPad app increase condom use in sexually active teens?

Maxwell App

Helping Loan Officers at small banks manage mortgage applications in real time.

Argonne RDM

Research data management for a cutting edge science research facility

My Wheelhouse

Discovery

I can create and execute a research plan to identify user needs and how to align those with business goals.

UX Design

I define the user experience with deliverables – app diagrams, user stories, wireframes, prototypes and functional specs.

User Research

By talking to users, I can help you validate product-market fit, discover pain points, gather requirements, and test usability.

Experience

Senior UX Designer

Dom & Tom
FEB 2019 – DEC 2023

Lead UX Design and strategy for clients, from kickoff to launch. Working with 2-3 clients at a time, I lead Discovery and Design phases, then worked with developers to estimate, implement and QA. Figma became an essential tool for me here, especially for clickable prototypes and building design libraries. Increasingly I also filled the role of visual designer.

Contract UX Designer

ustwo
OCT – DEC 2018

Concept development of next-gen apps for T2 Diabetes patients for major pharma client. Unique challenges included learning about diabetes lifestyle changes, hardware and software for T2D patients, FDA requirements for apps as medical devices, and leveraging latest medical and academic research on habit change and gamification to propose clinically validated design solutions.

SENIOR UX Designer

Motivate Design
OCT 2017 – OCT 2018

Lead UX design efforts for clients and project managed as needed. Ran discovery workshops for corporate and startup clients and travelled domestically to lead kickoffs and user testing sessions. Worked with stakeholders to discover requirements, turn them into wireframes, prototypes and high fidelity mockups. Worked with Otsuka Pharmaceuticals on Abilify MyCite, the first FDA-approved app, wearable & medication combo for Schizophrenia & Bipolar 2.

SENIOR UX Designer

Ordergroove
AUG 2016 – SEPT 2017

Lead usability testing, designed wireframes and high fidelity comps, and wrote functionality specs. Worked with product owners, developers and data scientists to build new features & optimize our products based on user behavior and devised product roadmap.

UX Consultant

B&H Photo
DEC 2015 – AUG 2017

Optimized responsive design behavior across an award-winning ecommerce site. Redesigned main nav header, filtering UI, and live chat / user feedback flow for multiple breakpoints. Trained a 9 person UX team in Jira and Sketch. Built Google Analytics dashboards to continuously monitor user engagement and conversions, and compare that to customer feedback. Redesigned static pages and features across the site.

UI & UX DESIGNER

The Orchard
2010 – 2015

Lead UI and UX design on the client platform for music & film distribution (and admin backend) with 15,000+ users. Worked directly with leadership, product managers, other designers and tech leads to create user flows, clickable prototypes, and hifi mockups. Lead UI audits and updates, wrote and maintained UI style guide.

Skills

Technical Skills
  • Prototyping
  • Wireframing
  • Annotated Design Specs
  • User Interviewing
  • Usability Studies
  • User Stories
  • Workflow Diagrams
  • Design Systems
  • Visual Design
  • Machine Learning
  • Design Workshops
  • Agile Rituals
  • Copywriting
  • Branding
People Skills
  • Mentoring junior designers
  • Leading design teams
  • Working with executive stakeholders
Software
  • Figma
  • Adobe CC
  • Jira, Azure DevOps, etc
  • React
  • CSS, HTML and Javascript
  • WordPress
  • Mailchimp
  • Gherkin
  • Web hosting & Domain management