California Baptist University

One of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California that confers associate's, bachelor's, master's, doctoral and credential degrees.

My role

Hired as Website Manager, promoted to Senior Manager of Web Services, and later to Director of Web Applications Development.

My methods

Human-centered design, content strategy, wireframes, prototypes, UX research, UX writing, front-end development, project management, direct report goal/task setting.

California Baptist University (CBU) is one of Southern California's fastest growing private universities. As of Fall 2020, CBU boasts a total enrollment over 11,000 and offers a diverse mix of degrees and credential programs primarily serving students who reside in the Inland Empire communities of Riverside and San Bernardino.

I was hired in 2012 as a Website Manager to function as both an individual contributor designing and developing new pages on the main university website and a manager tasked with building a web team. In 2015, I was promoted to Senior Web Services Manager where my role as an individual contributor slowly shifted toward a person, process, and project manager with larger, more strategic work as an area manager, helping steward the work of my employees. In 2018, I transferred departments from Marketing to Information Technology as Director of Web Applications Development for a greater challenge where I led a team focused on designing and developing enterprise web applications used daily by thousands of users.

Selected Work

Review the following selected case studies that go over some of the work I did at CBU.