Experience

Hoekema Design+Editorial   Newburgh, NY

UI DESIGNER/INFORMATION ARCHITECT    2001 - present





Information Architect for Publicis Modem - requirements for LG Electronics US, UK, & China websites
UI Design/Information Architecture for AOL (excerpt - pdf) and Publicis Modem (LG Electronics web project)
Maintained local government website for the City of Newburgh (2004-09).
Small business web clients include: Denniston B&B, Downing Film Center, and Shorehaven Estates (closed).
Nonprofit: Habitat for Humanity, Newburgh Preservation Association, DRC Restoration

Accenture   New York, NY

CONSULTANT       2008 - 2016




Certified User Experience Architect/Interaction Designer, Accenture/Fjord
Created or improved designs for Fortune 500 clients including global investment bank, global commercial bank, international pharmaceutical, major telecom, steel manufacturer, electronics wholesaler, state governments, and educational testing firm (PDF portfolio).

Business Edge Solutions (now EMC)  East Brunwick, NJ

INFORMATION ARCHITECT / BUSINESS ANALYST  2007 - 2008





Full-time consultant to Fortune 500 clients in the Life Sciences practice
Redesigned intranet site for the U.S. Strategic Sourcing department at a global pharmaceutical client.
Designed user experience for a project improving annual product reviews for a major pharmaceutical company.
Contributed wireframes to a successful proposal for managing remote psychiatric examinations.

Mobius Management Systems (now ASG)   Rye, NY

UI DESIGNER/INFORMATION ARCHITECT    2004 - 2007



Designed GUI improvements, wireframes and mockups for Windows-based financial applications.
Wrote & edited user manuals & training.
Facilitated paper prototyping & usability tests

Pepsi Bottling Group
  Somers, NY

WEB DESIGNER / INFORMATION ARCHITECT    2003 - 2004



Member of design team for website on employee benefits [sitemap & wireframes].
Designed, wrote & produced intranet site for internal IT training.

Philips Electronics   Briarcliff Manor, NY

LEAD UI DESIGNER / MANAGER  1997 - 2003






Managed 6-person User Interface & Requirements team.
Developed functional & UI requirements for digital TV products. Docs "set a new standard."
Originated, designed & edited departmental intranet site [sample screen]
Wrote local & division Organization Manual.
Set documentation standards, formats, & workflow; supervised contract technical writers.
Ingetrated with Software Development Life Cycle in CMM Level 2/3 software organization

Philips Media   (Washington, DC and London, UK)

INFORMATION ARCHITECT / LEAD DESIGNER / MANAGER     1989-96





Managed contracts for CD-ROMs with European producers & co-publishers.
Wrote UI Style Guides for U.S. and European interactive CD titles.
Designed world's first web browser for television ( CD-Online).
Managed 8-person multimedia design development team.
Designed & produced "Treasures of the Smithsonian" for the Smithsonian Institution.

Hoekema Interactive   Bethesda, MD

DESIGN CONSULTANT    

Designed & coded software for interactive videos published by the National Geographic Society.
Other clients: J. Paul Getty Center, Museum of Modern Art, and the National Park Service.