To continue to grow in the field of Games User Research, assisting to make amazing games that are fun, inclusive, and accessible to everyone.
User Research Coordinator
(Jan. 2021 - Current) Microsoft Xbox via Experis
Participant Care – roster & survey creation, vetting, scheduling & communications. Moderating – connection testing, note-taking, troubleshooting. Accessibility – resolving IcM tickets, processing consultation requests, panel recruitment.
(Sept. 2018-Jan. 2021) University of Maryland at Baltimore
Launching surveys, statistical analysis, graphical/written report creation and presentation. Operation and management of Simulation lab and related technology.
User Research Intern
(Oct. 2017-May 2018) Octothorpe
Devised research plan based on developer questions, recruited for, and executed research studies (focus group, talk aloud protocol studies). Delivered results to development team.
User Research & Audio
(Aug. 2017-May 2018) Timewind LLC
Planned and executed all user research activities for a capstone bullet hell game project. Successfully advocated for a tutorial level. Created all game music and audio, and implemented them in Unity via scripting and WWISE.
PROGRAMS & SKILLS
Alchemer, User Interviews, Adobe Creative Suite, Qualtrics, SPSS, MS Excel, OBS, Survey Design, Statistical analysis, A/V editing, Presentation, Unity, WWISE, Heuristic Evaluation, Talk-aloud protocol, Thematic analysis, Focus group, Structured and unstructured interviews
Salt Lake Community College
Recording Technology A.S.
University of Utah, school of engineering
Sonic Interaction Design B.S
Co-Author of Conference Presentation
INACSL Virtual Conference (2021)
Wrote the abstract for a podium talk that was accepted into the conference. "Transitioning a Multipatient Simulation to an Online Environment for Entry into Practice Nursing Students". Contributed data and graphical representation of data for the presentation.
GRUX Summit (2018)
Assisted with the set up recording and live streaming of the GRUX summit presentations.
University of Utah Psychology Department (2016)
Moderated Graduate Student research projects in the Visual Perception and Spatial Cognition lab.