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As an experience designer, I’ve developed concepts for a range of companies including Steelcase Inc, the Museum of Science & Industry, Mayo Clinic, Mattel, and Motorola. During my time as part of Steelcase's Growth Initiatives, I worked with teams to research opportunities, design and pitch business models, and co-led the development of three businesses for the company – Workspring, MyTurnstone, and a coworking space called 654 Croswell.
After working within the walls of larger brands, I decided to build an agile product development company called Lollygig. Founded in 2010, Lollygig hit its first commercial success by developing an app called BoomMaster just weeks after the launch of Apple’s original iPad. The company's first foray into physical products led to the introduction of NapoleonGlove, a soft case for the iPad enabling users to moving seamlessly between a vertical and horizontal position with one hand. Lollygig followed up with its third product - Hopscotch Wall & Car Mount for iPhone which was successfully Kickstarted in 2014.
In 2015, I became the Director of Marketing at NextFab – Philly's premier makerspace network. Our marketing efforts helped to double the size of the company's membership, we rebranded the company & launched a new website, and I led the design & launch of our third location, situated in Wilmington, Delaware. By the time I left, NextFab Dale Dougherty (founder of the Maker Movement) stated that NextFab was one of the best makerspaces in the world.
I'm happy to say that I recently joined Thoughtfull Design – an international experience design agency with three locations: New Zealand, Michigan, and now New Jersey. I'm oftentimes immersed in projects, discussions and lectures with people doing cool things.