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Design Engineer @ Plaid

Feb 2022 – Present | Remote
  • Responsible for leading the technical direction and planning for Threads, Plaid's design system.
  • Created principles for authoring React code and conducting front-end testing.
  • Spearheaded the roll-out of the design system documentation site using the NextJS framework.
  • Build scalable and accessible UI components in React and Typescript.

Senior UX Engineer @ MailChimp

Apr 2019 – Jan 2022 | Brooklyn, New York
  • Collaborated closely with designers and engineers to develop, document, and maintain Wink, MailChimp’s design system.
  • Supported a product redesign by building performant, scalable, and accessible UI components for around 200 engineers.
  • Created a dynamic design system documentation site using GatsbyJS.
  • Led the quarterly user research campaigns to understand the design system customers with qualitative and quantitative research.

Design Technologist @ Memorial Sloan Kettering

Jun 2018 – Apr 2019 | New York, New York
  • Built and maintained UI components for a clinician-facing platform using Typescript, React, Sass, Jest, and Lerna.
  • Conducted user research to learn and prioritize features for the design system.
  • Facilitated an UI audit to uncover opportunities for creating consistence patterns.

Product Designer @ Justworks

Jul 2017 – May 2018 | New York, New York
  • Led the product design efforts to redesign the health renewals flow for both the employees and employers which lead to a 98% renewal rate.
  • Collaborated with other designers and engineers to maintain the design system.
  • Heavily involved in D&I groups such as Black Leadership Alliance.

Product Designer @ NASDAQ

Feb 2014 – Jun 2017 | New York, New York
  • Built high-fidelity prototypes using HTML, CSS & JavaScript.
  • Conducted user research, discovery interviews, and usability tests.
  • Collaborated closely with product and engineering teams to develop and launch new products, which include IR Insights and IR Analytics.
  • Co-Led two data visualization projects that standardized the styling and interactions of charting throughout NASDAQ products.

Web Developer @ Vendome Group

Jul 2012 – Feb 2014 | New York, New York
  • Designed conference websites that helped gain new sponsors and increase attendance.
  • Boosted traffic to Vendome's product websites by designing responsive email newsletters.
  • Created digital interactive magazines for various publications that reached thousands of viewers each month.

Freelance Front-End Developer @ Reactive Media

Jul 2012 – Aug 2012 | Brooklyn, New York
  • Developed an email template and built a web page for a high-performance cycling company.

Freelance Front-End Developer @ Kettle

May 2012 – Jun 2012 | Brooklyn, New York
  • Developed a 30-page web design mock-up into a static website using HTML and CSS.

Web Designer / Front-End Developer @ dzine it

Mar 2011 – May 2012 | New York, New York
  • Developed static websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Created graphic designs for promotional materials and websites.
  • Optimized websites and monitored their statistics using Google Analytics and other Web Master tools.



HTML, Sass/CSS, Javascript, Typescript, and GraphQL


Postgresql, Express, React, Node.js, Jest, Playwright, Gatsby, and NextJS


Git/Github, CLI, npm, webpack, jira, and Figma

UX Design

User Research, Usability Testing, Rapid Prototyping, Wireframing, and UI animation


University at Buffalo, SUNY
Buffalo, NY | June 2010
BA, Studio Art & Economics
American University at Rome
Rome, Italy | Fall 2008

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