UI Designer with a background in engineering, photography, and a lifetime of problem solving. My unique experiences allow me to approach assignments with the practicality of an engineer, the creativity of an artist, and the tenacity of a practiced trouble shooter.


  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Bootstrap
  • Wireframing
  • UI/UX Design
  • Web Accessibility (section 508)
  • Responsive Design
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • AJAX
  • API
  • JSON
  • MySQL
  • Lightroom
  • Photoshop
  • QuickBooks
  • MS Office
  • Photography
  • Customer Service



2007-Present | Web Developer and Contractor | Strength by Design Corporation Opens in a new window

  • Web Designer – Created dynamic websites using HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, and responsive design standards, with intuitive front ends for small businesses. Currently the webmaster for Toastmasters District 55 (http://www.tmd55.org).
  • UI/UX Designer – Designed websites using UI best practices, complying with accessibility standards. Balanced the needs of the client with the needs of the user to create effective websites.
  • Bookkeeping – Managed company finances, payroll, and taxes using QuickBooks. Created and maintained a corporate budget, including employee benefits.
  • Purchaser – Purchase Contractor for an elementary school. Examined prices, curriculum needs, and saved up to 93% through cost comparisons, bundling and price negotiation.
  • Technical Support – Wrote technical manuals for a K-12 school for internal computer programs, and school procedures and policies for use in teacher training and for administrative reference. Provided technical support for internal programs.
  • Photographer – Photographed portrait, wedding, event, school and sports events using professional Nikon camera equipment. Consulted with clients and coordinated with other event subcontractors.

2004-2005 | Structural Engineer-In-Training | Jaster-Quintanilla | Jaster-Quintanilla Opens in a new window

  • Structural EIT – Designed concrete and steel elements for buildings. Assisted in on-site evaluation and forensic studies of existing structures.
  • Projects – Churchill High School, Roosevelt High School, Ft. Sam Houston.

2001 | Project Management Internship | Hensel-Phelps Construction Company | Hensel-Phelps Opens in a new window

  • Supervised construction work to ensure proper implementation and assisted Head Project Manager in daily tasks.
  • Consulted with the University of Texas Construction Representative to create building punchlist.
  • Project – University of Texas San Jacinto Residence Hall


University of Texas at Austin
Certificate, Web Development | Full Stack Flex Program www.codingbootcamputaustin.com Opens in a new window, October 2016 - April 2017

University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering, December 2003