I want to solve problems and make tasks more enjoyable through design.
Here's my work. Enjoy.
Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY, Bachelor of Arts expected 2014
Majors: College Scholar Program focusing on technology, design, history, and preservation; History
Minor: Information Science
GPA: 4.00, Dean's List, Golden Key Honour Society
Design Intern Summer 2012
Ordr.in, New York, NY
Created personas, wireframes, and mockups of product ideas for presentations to potential corporate partners. Conceived an infographic of Foursquare data in New York City that was praised by Foursquare employees. Performed quality assurance testing on a forthcoming product, contributed social media content, and conducted restaurant market research.
Undergraduate Researcher Spring 2011, Spring 2012
Associate Professors Phoebe Sengers and Gilly Leshed, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Examined past and current practices of Upstate New York farm families' use of coordination technology to inspire future design. Worked with a group of five graduate and undergraduate students researching anthropological implications of busyness. Designed a web-based calendar to help students "slow down" from the fast-paced connectedness of the modern day.
Publicity and Social Media Chair Spring 2012-Present
Cornell User Experience Design Club (CUxD), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Co-founder and executive board member. Participate in weekly design exercises, manage website and social media presence.
President Spring 2012-Present
Canadians at Cornell Club, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Founder and president. Organize get-togethers for approximately 100 Canadian students and foster Canadian culture on campus.
Teaching Assistant (TA) Fall 2011-Present
INFO 1300: Introductory Design and Programming for the Web, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Head TA grading meetings by leading discussion of issues with rubric as it being applied, keeping track of exceptions to the rubric to ensure consistent grading. Taught a section of about fifteen students weekly, held weekly office hours, and developed lesson plans. Received a mean score of 4.43 on 5 on the TA evaluation for demonstrating command of the subject matter.
Digital Humanities Student Liaison Fall 2011-Present
Student Library Advisory Council, Cornell University Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Selected member by Dean of College of Arts and Sciences. Provide recommendations and student feedback on digital humanities as well as broader library initiatives.
Vice President Philanthropy Fall 2011-Present
Alpha Chi Omega, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Spearheaded the organization of a large-scale philanthropy benefit with about two hundred attendees and raised nearly double the funds amassed the year before. Continue to organize sorority community service activities in the Ithaca area. Relay plans and delegate responsibilities to members.
Research Assistant Summer 2011
Philippe Bieler, Cross Ash, Wales, United Kingdom
Researched the Bieler family history in the early twentieth century, focusing on ancestors' migration to North America and experiences in World War I. Consulted archives and conducted oral interviews across Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and France in the aim of writing a book.
Concert Usher Fall 2010-Present
Department of Music, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Greet and oversee audiences of fifty to two hundred people at Cornell Department of Music concerts with a team of ushers.