Portfolio

UX Research Projects

Dashing Whippets Running Team: A competitive and recreational running team based in New York City, driven by the diversity of its members. The NYC running community is inclusive but it’s still intimidating to join a team, especially when it is notorious for having exceptional athletes. As a team that prides itself on welcoming runners of all abilities, we applied design principles to make sure that the onboarding experience for incoming members is reflective of this value. Read more.

 

Eisenberg & Baum, LLP: As more people publicly come forth to speak out about their experiences of sexual harassment, law firms are stepping in to empower them by representing them in pushing their legal claims. Dealing with this is already disturbing, and it’s worsened when clients are unable to find trustworthy legal representation to take their claims to court. Read more.

 

Frontier Health: A two-sided med-tech marketplace of buyers and sellers, connecting medical device innovators with a network of healthcare providers and clinics. There are incredible innovators, creating solutions to various problems in the health industry. We created a compelling landing page for the seller side to highlight the company’s value propositions. Read more.

 

Bonbids: They aim to make fundraising addictive by gamifying the experience. This platform aims to make people excited about supporting causes they are passionate about. Users try to win cool items by outbidding their friends. In this project, we streamlined the end-to-end experience to make it intuitive, eliminating the need for a “How it Works” page. Read more.


Publications

Building Diverse Design Teams to Drive Innovation | Published in Smashing Magazine on May 21, 2018
The current state of technology faces inequality and privilege, a consequence of having limited voices represented in the design and product development process. Read more.

Why attend a UX Hackathon? | Published in UX Booth on August 1, 2017
The emergence of UX-driven hackathons are tackling one of the challenges of UX education by providing participants with an opportunity to learn while creating. Read more.


Design Hackathons

Empathy Jam 2017 [October 28, 2017] Co-produced an all-day, user-centered design and research event – attended by over 70 designers. Read more.

ProtoEvilGeniusHack: Where Amazingly Evil Ideas Begin [April 1, 2017] A UX designer’s April Fools’ Day: apply design thinking to destroy the universe! Read more.

NYC OpenRecords UX Hackathon [February 25, 2017] Redesigned how New Yorkers could access government records, data, and other public information – Best Presentation Award. Read more.

Amazon Alexa + Echo Hackathon [November 12, 2016] Built a custom Alexa skill, “Pump it Up,” to help people get a great workout in a short amount of time. Read more.

Design-a-Thon & UI/UX Panel Discussion [October 29, 2016] Created a simple and seamless experience for users to get their cash by eliminating the ATM interface – Second Place. Read more.

Empathy Jam [August 20, 2016] Prototyped an app to help people connect with each other through public spaces and discover events. Read more.