As a Design leader, I believe in leading with empathy. I help build teams that can distill complex problems into elegant solutions and inform product strategy.
We improve people's relationship with technology and services by partnering with companies to deliver simple, human experiences through world-class research, product strategy, and design. Clients include Salesforce, Airtable, Grammarly, Instacart, Handshake, Guideline, Harvard Business School Digital Initiative, Ueno, Financial Health Network, Mink, University of Hawaii, Hawaii Public Housing Authority, Change.org, Peregrine Technologies, AutoReturn, Joyride, GameOn Technology, Wanamaker, Prompt.io, Invisibly and more. We believe that products and services are tools for empowering people—driven by a desire to make someone’s life a little easier and simpler—and that even the most powerful and complex tools can be friendly and approachable. https://www.forge.is
Aspiration is a neobank that helps customers spend and invest with a conscience to make money while making the world a better place. And, unlike the Big Banks, they don’t use your deposits to fund oil pipelines or turn fees into campaign contributions. During my time at aspiration, I led the Brand Design and Product Design teams with notable contributions to the rebranding and roll-out effort across product, marketing, and social. I was also the lead designer on the product discovery of the new Aspiration Zero credit card. - Build the design organization - Mentor and coach product leads and individual contributors - Lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams - Build a shared vision across design and product - Communicate with senior leadership on strategic efforts - Established a product design process and design system
Sunday Type is an independent type foundry currently working on Logsdon Mono. A charming monospaced font that's turning out to be quite the gentlemen. Check out Letterboard- available now at https://sundaytype.com
Anedot is a fundraising platform built for non-profits. I was responsible for implementing new tools and procedures to speed up product development during my time there. Projects included a brand redesign and a UX audit, and version 2 of the product, culminating in a comprehensive design system that everyone in the company can use. - Build out the design organization - Mentor and coach product team members - Lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams - Build a shared vision by working with stakeholders - Communicate with senior leadership on strategic efforts - Distill complex problems into elegant solutions - Perform user research to understand problems better and validate solutions - Perform UX audits to understand problems better - Rapid prototyping, product requirements, sprint planning/roadmap
Associate, Interactive Design
Associate, Business Administration