SOFTWARE & SERVICE DESIGNER
Focused, sustainable solutions
to large-scale problems
using human-centered design.
Breaking the filter bubble with Blindfold
native iOS application + selection algorithm
A fun, independently designed and developed app that provides random, surprise destinations based on your mood. A counterweight to over-personalization and decision paralysis. »
Modernizing car rental with Hertz
native mobile application + connected vehicle service
A dive into five different industries, conversations with numerous travelers, and challenging creative differences came together to yield an intuitive, natural business evolution. »
Crowdsourcing safety with BikeAround
native mobile application + crowdsourced navigation data
I followed a parking problem upstream to assemble a social, safety-focused navigational tool for urban bicycle commuters. »
Collaborative, creative background Understands teammates in tech product management training direct developer collaboration experience in ops + implementation Experienced in creating experiences
I enjoy thunderstorms and bicycling (not together). I’m a proud Trekkie. I was a pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago in Spain, in 2013. Thanks to my Eagle Scout training, I can survive for days without food, water, or an internet connection.
"It is the messy but satisfying job of a designer to discover solutions that are only knowable through the eyes of other people."
A personal celebration and critique of design, technology, and the systematic impacts they have on each other. Opinions are my own. (Mine, I say!)
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Currently happily employed at Fjord (formerly Chaotic Moon) but always interested in creative and impactful side projects, especially in active/mass transportation or environmental sustainability.
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