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Nice to meet you.

I’m Amanda, a UX / UI Designer and Project Manager. I specialize in building designs that create connection through a seamless, delightful experience.

Based in: Chicago, IL
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Listening to: 99% Invisible, QCODE Stories, boygenius
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Reading: Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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About Me

I've harbored a passion for design for as long as I can remember. While my natural curiosity has taken my career through multiple iterations, I’ve found I keep returning to work which allows me to create efficiencies and affect positive change for the end user.

I’ve been able to lead digital security enhancement at a global level, reorganize regulatory management nationally and manage bulk movements of gasoline through hurricanes - always with a design framework in mind. My nontraditional path has made me fearless in getting to the bottom of any problem and willing to talk to anyone.

My favorite parts of design are...
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Learning about users is not only fun but the key to creating great products.

User Testing

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Getting designs in front of a user is the best way to validate (and invalidate) ideas.


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I’m a project manager by trade but a team player and motivator at heart.
A few of my favorite systems (and languages)
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My Projects

Mobile and desktop mockups
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Coffee Shop Responsive Site Redesign
Communicating Slow Down Coffee Co's welcoming service and great coffee through their site to boost virtual and in-person visits.
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Information Architecture Redesign - US Department of Interior
Rebuilding the DOI site for a clearer mission and more discoverable content.
images of the department of interior website mockups, featuring the homepage, blog page, and articles
images of felines and canines mockups, featuring the adoption and donation process
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Animal Shelter Donation / Adoption Flow Refresh
Giving a local Chicago animal shelter an intuitive, warmer feel that encourages user trust and follow-through.