About

My name's Danielle.

I am passionate about using thoughtful design to create a more user-friendly world. For the past few years I have been working as a UX/UI Designer at an e-learning company discovering creative ways to engage users and make them love learning.

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EXPERTISE

UI/UX, Interaction Design, Web Design, Responsive Mobile, App Design, Accessibility, User Testing

EDUCATION

University of Michigan School of Information
Bachelor of Science in Information - Class of 2019

Focus: User Experience Design

Minor: Sociocultural Anthropology

Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (Semester Abroad 2018)

EXPERIENCE

UX/UI Designer

Kaplan North America  |  New York, NY

Learner Guided Experience Team | Jun 2020 - Present

  • Design the standardized product experience adopted by all Kaplan products as a means of creating an accessible and consistent courseware experience

  • Collaborate with product owners, developers, and QA engineers in an agile environment to UAT and release guided learning experiences to over 278k Kaplan users

Mobile Team | Jun 2019 - Jun 2020

  • Researched and designed a mobile app that enables medical students to take and review practice quizzes from their iOS/Android mobile phones and tablets

  • Conducted in-person and remote user testing to validate the usability of the app and ensure feature adoption

UX Design Consultant

Art Institute of Chicago | Oct 2018 - Apr 2019 | Ann Arbor, MI

  • Partnered with the Executive Director of Libraries to redesign and modernize the Ryerson & Burnham Digital Archives to improve the researcher experience

  • Conducted heuristic evaluation, moderated user interviews, and usability testing to validate an end-to-end prototype used to develop the new archival website

UX/UI Design Intern

Diligent Corporation | Jun 2018 - Aug 2018 | New York, NY

  • Researched, wireframed and prototyped solutions to improve the overall user experience of Diligent’s suite of governance tools for board members and executives

Project Management Intern

Major League Baseball | Dec 2016 - Aug 2017 | New York, NY

  • Lead implementer of two project and portfolio management tools that forecast resource allocation to optimally manage capacity across BAMTech teams

SKILLS

Design
  • Design thinking

  • End-to-end iterative design

  • Wireframing & prototyping

  • Interaction & visual design

  • Responsive web design

  • Information architecture

  • Design system management

  • Design workshop facilitator

  • iOS & Android app design

  • WCAG AA Compliance

Research
  • Unmoderated user testing

  • Moderated user interviews

  • A/B testing

  • Heuristic evaluation

  • Competitive analysis

  • Personas & scenarios

  • Journey mapping

  • User flows

  • Affinity mapping

  • Storyboarding

TOOLS

Figma, Sketch, Adobe Xd, InVision, Dovetail, Useberry, Userlytics, Usability Hub, Maze, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML5, CSS, Javascript, Python