Design-Led Strategy & Design Thinking CertificateCoursera
September 2020 - Present (remote)
Finback is a creative innovation consultancy studio that works directly with startups to shape or better their products while working on in-house innovative digital products to bring to market. I lead the product design efforts to help mold the look, feel and experiences of our in-house and client's products. Clients include: OnlyFans, Koji, TQ Tezos, Kin Insurance, Exploding Kittens, +more
Among countless resume's and portfolios, Sara's was full of personality, energy and promise. I met with her and in the first 30 seconds, it was a no brainer.- Lucas S.
Five Four Ventures
August 2018 - September 2020 (COVID layoffs) | NY, New York (remote)
FFV is a venture capital studio that builds businesses and also makes early stage investments across technology, entertainment and lifestyle. I lead design and heavily assisted in product management to bring our iOS, SaaS, e-commerce and web products to life from idea to launch. I worked directly with partners helping generate new business ideas and turning those ideas into a tangible digital or physical product by:
Sara is more than a pleasure to work with. She is dedicated, talented and extremely creative. I learned a lot from her, and our work environment was fun yet productive.- Jenn T.
Waggle Ventures, Inc
March 2018 - February 2019 | SF, California (remote)
Waggle focused on taking the pain out of finding all things pet-friendly around your neighborhood and when traveling that include: dog parks, bars, restaurants, shelters, vets, events and other services. Complete activities in the app like checking in or reviewing locations to reach Ambassador status. Once you’re a Waggle Ambassador, you unlock exclusive local deals for you and your furry family. I was an advisor to Waggle from February 2019 - March 2020. The team was stripped down due to lack of funding.
We immediately hired Sara to work as a consultant on a few of our projects and the results have been fantastic.- Asa G.
The Baby Box Co.
April 2017 - March 2018 | LA, California
Reimagined Baby Box University's product through video streaming experiences, beautiful interactions and a simplified interface to educate new and current parents.
Sara is a talented designer with great knowledge of the tools of her trade.- Colby P.
September 2016 - April 2017 | Woodland Hills, California
Focused on high level user experiences, interfaces and interactions across several BlackLine products from concept to development, existing and brand new.
Even during tight deadlines, she maintained her high spirits, making it easy to get through the crunch time. She will go the extra mile every time for her colleagues and friends.- Jenn T.
Mint Teal, Inc
May 2012 - April 2017 | LA, California
High level product design lead consultant for some of the biggest brands, coolest products, software and hottest startups.
Having Sara on our team is like hiring two to three very talented people on your team. - Robb T.
May 2012 - February 2013 | LA, California
Creative Solutions Group
December 2010 - May 2012
PWS - The Laundry Company
March 2010 - December 2010 | LA, California
1928 Jewelry Co.
February 2009 - March 2010 | LA, California
Scotch Run Farm
January 2005 - January 2009 | Hollidaysburg, PA