My journey
1984
I was born
Don’t worry, I’ve grown up just a little since then ;)
2001
Marketing language
Became inspired by Richter7 Ad Agency and began to do copywriting and marketing.
17 yrs
2001
Visual Design
Adopted a vigorous ‘learn as you go’ methodology. Quickly became adept to logo design, print design, and iconography through real-world client work. 
2001
Websites
Discovered the need for websites. Thus, I taught myself the basics of web design.
18 yrs
2001
CSS/HTML/Javascript
Learned coding to help bring clients’ designs to life
2006
Became a CBT coach
Intensely studied Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and began helping people with fears, grief, trauma, bad habits, and other human conditions. This lead to a much brighter perspective on why humans make decisions
2006
22 yrs
UX changed everything
→ Lead UX at Overstock.com
UX Design allowed me to take the natural empathy I had for people and use it to cure their deepest pains and frustrations
  
The way I approached design would forever be changed. The realization was crushing. I quickly went from creating art for design's sake, to strategically and systematically building solutions for people.
→ SR UX Designer at MOJO Marketplace
2019
→ Sr UX Designer at Mixer (Xbox)
Built the monetization platform behind Mixer's streaming service, resulting in the acquisition of Twitch's largest streamer, Ninja
2019
→ UX Designer at Facebook
I served over 2 billion people across the world, solving peer-to-peer shipping for a safer handoff process on the Marketplace
2020
→ UI Artist III at Turn 10 Studios
Created a ‘drag and drop’ system from design to code, while building and overseeing all UI going into the next Forza Motorsport
Today
2020
→ Lead UI/UX Designer at Mythical Games
Lead a crew of awesome designers and help pump out the most mind boggling party game ever created (we can dream right? ;)
More about me
While I have a healthy 'obsession' with users and design, I have also found equal importance in living a full life.
I have surrounded myself with golden opportunities of knowledge. I engage myself in things such as astro-physics/general physics, 3D modeling, forging swords, writing books, and playing with puppies.

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