UX Researcher/ Designer | Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

5/2019 - 8/2019 | Fort Collins, CO

Worked on both research and design efforts within the Chief Design Office (CDO)

  • Developed and formalized research practice and processes
  • Conducted, collected, and synthesized research data into share-outs
  • Designer on GreenLake Hybrid Cloud team during transition to as a Service (aaS)

UX Designer & Front-end Developer | Freelance

9/2016 - 8/2018 | Atlanta, GA

Designed and developed for clients using Sketch, CSS, and React

  • Conducted competitive analysis and developed brand identity
  • Conceptualized information architecture and wireframes for websites

UX Designer & Front-end Developer | Cool Blue Interactive

7/2017 - 11/2017 | Atlanta, GA

Designed & developed JavaScript applications and websites

  • Created wireframes in Axure and mockups in Sketch
  • Prototyped in-browser for rapid development
  • Clients included Georgia Tech, CDC Foundation, and the Alliance Theatre


M.S. Human-Computer Interaction | GPA 4.0/4.0

08/2018 - 05/2020 | Atlanta, GA

Georgia Institute of Technology

    School for Accelerated Software Engineering

    01/2018 - 05/2018 | Atlanta, GA


      DAAD Graduate Scholar-Applied Linguistics

      09/2015 - 06/2016 | Munich, Germany

      Ludwig Maximilian University

        B.S. Applied Lang. & Intercultural Studies

        B.S.InternationalAffairs| GPA 3.88/4.0

        2013, 2014 | College Park, MD

        University of Maryland


          Family OS

          9/2019 - 4/2020

          Master's project with the goal of improving the lives of older adults, aging in place, and their caregivers.

            Accessible Ordering

            8/2018 - 12/2018

            research, design, and development project in collaboration with Schlotzsky's to improve their ordering platform with accessibility in mind.


              8/2018 - 12/2018

              research and design semester project at Georgia Tech that involved coming up with solutions to enable stay-at-home parents to manage their time more effectively so that they have more time for themselves.


                DAAD Graduate Study Scholarship

                2015 | Munich, Germany

                German Academic Exchange Service (German Government)

                  Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

                  2015 | Dushanbe, Tajikistan

                  U.S. Department of State

                    Excellence in Applied Languages & Intercultural Studies

                    2014 | Atlanta, GA

                    Georgia Tech — top student in degree program

                      Summer Scholarship for Persian Language Study

                      2013, 2014 | College Park, MD

                      University of Maryland



                          SketchAdobe CCStorybook.jsBalsamiqAxureInvision


                            InterviewsContextual inquiryUsability testingSurveysCompetitive analysisAffinity diagrammingCard sorting


                              HTML / CSSCSS Flexbox/GridJavaScript (ES15+)React/ReduxD3.jsNode.jsPythonPostgreSQL/ MongoDBGraphQLExpress/ Koa


                                Persian - FluentGerman - FluentRussian - Intermediate