I am a designer from Boulder, Colorado. I do interaction design, visual design and front end development. In the past, I have worked as a UX Designer at Google and at LevelUp. I am currently a product Designer at Quora
I was one of two designers working on a complete redesign of the Gmail iOS app during a 7 month internship at Google. I did a lot of interaction and visual design and completely owned Search and Calendar integration.
Condor is a an app that I helped co-found. The goal behind condor is to build a mobile-only service that shows the items around you that are for sale so that you can buy them. This is something we built in a few months and is seeded with data from Want Ad Digest in the northeast US.
Currently is a chrome extension that replaces your new tab screen with the time and the weather. This was something that I built in a weekend for fun that exploded to 24,000 users in 3 days. This has been a wonderful exercise in product design. I have been able to test ideas on how to market and grow a product, and I have learned how to succesfuly produce the least amount of design possible. It has ~80,000 users now.
UpFront is an iPad app for restaurants to manage wait lists and reservations. I co-founded UpFront and have been responsible for all design and front end development. This includes: an iOS Safari iPad app, a native iOS App, a native Android app.
During the summer of 2011 I worked as a design intern at SCVNGR in Boston. I spent the majority of my time designing and developing web interfaces for the product LevelUp. In addition to doing a large amount of design work, I built everything I designed using HAML, CSS, jQuery and RoR. LevelUp is now used nationwide.
This is one of a few projects that I did for SimpleEnergy. This project is a recruiting page aimed at students looking for internships. I did the concept, the design and the development for this project.
In October, 2011, I put together this analysis of Facebook's Web UI to demonstrate how I think about UI Design challenges. I broke down the current UI into content areas and put them back together into a full browser experience. This is mostly a user experience exercise and less about visual design changes. Click the link to see the full analysis.
During my sophomore year RPI, I co-founded 4grids as a group management platform. We set out to build a powerful group management tool that allows groups to hand pick features that meet their needs. We have been testing with clubs on campus. In Spring 2012 we came in first place at the RPI Business Plan Competition with our idea.