Key Competences

  • User Interface (UI)

  • 2D & 3D Art

  • ​User Experience (UX)

  • Client Relations

  • Training

  • Customer Service

Experience & Accomplishments

1Cademy

UI Design Intern  –  Remote

09/2020-12/2020

  • Collaborated with intern team to review and propose changes to the UI of the 1Cademy web platform.

  • Presented design proposals with justifications based on user data and established UI/UX principles.

  • Coordinated with the lead developer to ensure proposed designs were functionally executable.

Staples 

Print and Marketing Associate – Bloomfield Hills, MI

09/2017-06/2020

•    Engaged attentively with customers to ensure jobs were produced above expectations.
•    Assisted customers in designing various printed products, such as banners and business cards. 
•    Created high quality print materials in a complex and fast-paced working environment.

Games for Entertainment & Learning Lab

– 3D/2D Artist Lansing, MI

05/2016-05/2017

  • Collaborated with 3-4 student developers and designers to create several educational games.

  • Developed the mobile application Tahir’s Playbook, a football-themed game aimed at helping kids lose weight and stay healthy:

    • ​Leveraged various design tools to create 2D/3D elements for various mockups for the game’s UI.

    • Created the interface framework by researching user needs.

    • Executed 3D artistry in designing characters’ clothing and environments.

  • Designed 3D art assets and laid out the main menu for the VESTA Virtual Vineyard PC VR game, coordinating with a team of four to construct the virtual reality elements in Unity.

  • Interfaced with clients to determine expectations and specifications.

Michigan State University 

Teacher’s Assistant (TA) – Lansing, MI 

01/2016-05/2017

3D Modeling & Design / Advanced 3D Computer Animation

  • Introduced students to 3D art and Maya, teaching rigging, texturing, modeling and animation.

  • Aided in organizing the course structure, in addition to creating a schedule for the TAs and managing their responsibilities; prioritized efficiency and preparedness across all functions.

Education

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Media and Information 

Michigan State University
Minor in Game Design | Graduated with distinction from the Honors College

Master of Science (MS), Human-Centered Design and Engineering

University of Michigan Dearborn

Concentration in User Experience Design | Degree expected in 2022

Technical Skills

• Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD) •Sketch •Unity •Maya  • Microsoft Office •Google Suite (Forms, Drive, Docs, Slides)