Senior product designer
Research and design of various product features pertaining to Cisco’s AppDynamics Cloud division.
Active projects include improving overall product navigation experience, distributed tracing, full-stack security, and low-code tools.
First design hire. Design and development of various touchpoints encompassing the web application, and supporting artifacts (marketing website, documentation).
Highlights include a simplified dashboard to create and deploy databases online. Focus on making multi-cloud, multi-region, and database sharding easier to grasp and be consumed by developers.
Work on multiple projects on contractual terms spanning industries including payment solutions (BillDesk), virtual networking (Juniper Networks), journalism (PARI), fintech (Wobe), and team productivity (Baloonr).
One of two designers tasked with building out a product from scratch to complement an engineering team that grew from 8 to ~50 members before acquisition.
Primary focus on simplifying the user experience to aid in monitoring and discovery of various components that make up a datacenter. Highlights include a natural language search interface and highly-scalable visualizations (to accomodate devices in thousands).
Note: Co-creator on patent US9923782B1
Note: Acquired by VMWare; now VMWare Aria Operations for Networks
Design engineer intern
3 month stint at IBM Watson Pittsburgh learning and utilizing skills around software design and development.
Wrote C++ functions inside a proprietary visual editor to define business logic for Alcatel Lucent’s clients. The product in question was called ALU 8642 Flexible Routing and Charging (FRC)
Wrote database migration scripts to onboard new clients on a patent portfolio management system sold by CPA Global.