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User Experience Manager [ Jan 2015 - present ]

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Datapipe is a managed hosting and cloud services provider with a complete set of services, global locations, and industry leading partners. Datapipe provides multi-platform hybrid IT solutions tailored to individual customer needs.

GoGrid was purchased by Datapipe in January 2015. In my current role within Datapipe, I am in charge of the User Experience Design for an Internal Asset discovery tool(Alexandria), and the design and integration of Microsoft Azure and Google's Cloud Platform inside Datapipe's Cloud Customer Portal.


  •  Platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac.
  •  Webstack: XAMPP, LAMP, MAMP.
  •  CMS's: Drupal, MediaWiki, Wordpress.
  •  Wireframing: Axure Pro.
  •  Mapping: FreeMind.
  •  Graphics: Photoshop CX, Sketch 3.
  •  Code: Textpad Pro, Sublime, JetBrains Webstorm.
  •  Repo: Git.


  • Research and interview internal and external customers.
  • Create preliminary Product Requirements Document.
  • Map current applications to get an overview of what must be considered.
  • Triage current applications via mapping.
  • Wireframe potential options.
  • Protoframe for execs to consider project and determine its worthiness and budget.
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