November 2015 - Current. Research and design-focused member of in-house agile software development team maintaining and extending suite of medical education applications. Responsible for business analysis, user-centered research, and solution design. Design efforts benefit from paired designing, lo-fi prototyping, and heuristic-driven testing.
July 2015 to October 2015. Quality advocate on scrum team within Scaled Agile enterprise environment. Developed test plans and led team test efforts for enterprise insurance licensing and compliance application at sprint and release level. Participated in routine grooming, review, retrospective and planning meetings.
January 2014 - July 2015. Key member of agile development team responsible for manual testing strategy for SaaS offering. Championed approaches to agile testing including paired testing, exploratory testing, and lightweight/multi-purpose documentation. Contributed to org-wide test strategy as member of core quality assurance advisory group.
August 2012 - July 2015. Collaborated with humanities professors to articulate organizational goals for outreach. Designed social media outreach strategy. Created video and text tutorials for on-boarding new users.
May 2011 - August 2012.Worked with team of media specialists and organization administrators to assess web content management business processes. Recommended and carried out migration to new CMS. Designed and built WordPress theme.
Skills and Tools
Girl Develop It Ann Arbor
Information Architecture Institute
Information Architecture Summit
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts in American Studies
Michigan State University, August 2008
Graduate coursework in Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing
Michigan State University, 2010-2012
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Scrum Alliance, 2016-2018, License 507634