Elizabeth is interested in web and wearable technology user interface design. Skills include web design and developement, rapid prototyping, and creative proposal writing.
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop.
User experience flows, site mock-ups, social campaign strategy.
June 2010 - Present
NBC iTV (16 hr/wk internship while at NYU)
September 2009 - December 2009
Researched Twitter and Facebook APIs for aggregating and distributing comments and news on NBCU holdings. Also designed software for processing live feeds on athlete stats, medal counts, and other news for NBC’s coverage of the 2010 Olympics. Resulting software was used for a one screen application allowing cable viewers to access up-to-date information while watching the Olympics.
National Coalition Against Censorship (summer internship)
May 2009 - September 2009
Development of the iCensr iPhone application and companion website. The Application allowed users to take pictures and redact portions of the image with a swipe of their finger. Pictures could then be saved, uploaded to Twitter, or submitted to the iCensr website where visitors could view and vote on pictures, encouraging a dialogue on censorship.
June 2008 - September 2009
Wrote proposals for websites, games, and applications to promote movie and television releases.
April 2008 - June 2008
Wrote back end code and ActionScript for entertainment websites and explored alternative applications including widgets and gadgets for web promotion. Work included a multi player game on environmental responsibility.
Mathematics Department, UCLA
September 2007 - April 2008
Help students debug C++, Java, XHTML, and CSS for the Math Department's Program in Computing.
Coders staff the Program in Computing (PIC) lab, maintaining machinery and helping students solve class assignments. This position is part of PIC's three tiered teaching system for undergraduate students. Students ask for help from coders who solve the majority of coding questions and refer more difficult challenges to TAs and Professors.
July 2006 - December 2006
Target and design html e-mails, posters, pamphlets, and fliers for client companies and supporters, nation wide. (worked in-house and remotely)
September 2008 - May 2010
Interactive Telecommunications Program
Explore the intersection of programming, engineering, and design through user centered, interactive projects in hardware, software, art, and fashion. Semi Finalist in Stern Business Competition as Technology Lead for a startup as well as winner of Microsoft’s Firenze NYU competition and national finalist, serving as Design Lead for a cross platform search solution.
September 2004 - June 2008
Communication Studies (Mass)
Emphasis in Computing
Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude
Studied computer mediated communications, focusing on web communities and interpersonal communication mediated through digital devices. Conducted research for Professor Tim Groeling on effects of video games on youth aggression.
Proficient in ActionScript 3.0, Arduino, C++, CSS, HTML, Java, PHP, Processing, XHTML;
Proficient in Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Word, xCode;
Familiar with Adobe AfterEffects, Adobe Flash, Adobe ImageReady, Eagle CAD, Garageband, Quark.
Microsoft Firenze NYU winner & national finalist, May and Samuel Rubin scholarship, World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2009 Student Scholarship, Stern Business Competition Semi Finalist.
Online achievement aggregation, distribution, and discovery service. Mentioned in Advertising Age (“Book of Tens: 10 Disruptive Trends That Will Shape Our World in 2011”), Nominee for Best Use of an API for Mashable Awards, and InSite partner.
A garment with embedded, dynamic lighting, appeared in In The Qube (international television show covering youth culture trends), Make Magazine (DIY tutorial website), twice in Gizmodo (technology blog) and to appear in Functional Aesthetics (Sabine Seymour’s book on fashionable technology)
Organizer and Speaker
Helped organize the twice yearly fashion unconference, mirroring the barcamp participatory style, to bring together industry and indie professionals for a dialogue on fashion and technology.
Organizer and Participant
Helped organize the first New York Startup Weekend for groups to design and launch a startup by the end of the event. Consulted in web design and branding for startup teams.
Co-Founder, Vice President, Webmaster, Director, and Actor