Numerous projects including overall site redesign, and redesigning the overall process by which vendor inventory is brought onboard.
Worked with StubHub Labs as a hybrid Product Manager and Interaction Designer to deliver a social planning iPhone app.
Interaction designer from 2003-2009, projects including acting as User Experience Design Lead for Finding and the original iPhone app.
Involved in various projects including designing the Payment Center for QuickBooks and Quickbooks Online Payroll.
Investigated and prioritized opportunities in the mobile space for flickr to pursue, and provided initial mobile web design work.
Conducted usability research and provided redesign input for Talent Bin's home page and overall search experience.
Provided their initial information architecture, site design and information visualization dashboard, as well as usability testing.
Worked with other designers to provide "visiontypes" illustrating different strategic directions for the company to pursue.
Provided design work for the Slice iPhone app as well as a Goodreads competitor focused on the social aspects of book-reading.
Develop a concept and initial designs for a product that provided news and media content related to users' range of interests.
End-to-end redesign especially focused around creating a design framework that scaled well to a multitude of possible use cases.
Worked with another designer to redesign the end-to-end flow for the wize website, from home page to product page.
Worked with the team at blekko in the early stages of the company to provide design feedback for the initial search results page variations.
Two internships as Program Manager with the Meeting and Presentation Services team (eg. SharePoint) in while still in school.
University of Nevada: Reno 2014 - North by Northwest: Human Centered Design in Reno
SXSW 2013 - Interface Transitions: Designing the Space Between
SXSW 2011 - Are We Having Fun Yet: Usability Heuristics for Games
SXSW 2008 - A/B Testing, Friend or Foe?
CHI 2006 - Faceted Metadata for Information Architecture and Search
A combination of martial arts and dance, capoeira is my primary method of exercise, and a great way to unwind. Nothing takes your mind off of things like trying not to get kicked!
If you like, you can see me in action, or better yet come give it a try!
I play classical double bass with various orchestras in the Bay Area, including the Marin Symphony and Berkeley Symphony. I also occasionally play chamber music with friends and family.