School Showdown

Problem + Goal Too many students are dropping out of college X (stakeholder). The dropout rate at College X is 62%. The drop out at College Y rate is 45% The VP of Enrollment wants to compare competitive data on a mobile device (a dashboard) on the go anytime. The experience needs to be at least 2 screens.  …

Mailbox

There's something so relaxing about smashing some old glass and remixing pieces into a mosaic. This is the result of what happened when my mom asked me to help overhaul our mailbox. This took about three days from start to finish. Here's the work in progress, before my mom filled in the gaps with grout and we …

Bitcamp Post-Event Report

The Bitcamp team is dedicated to transparency. Part of my responsibility as a lead organizer for the 2016 hackathon was to create a post-event report that reflects on our experience. I noted the highlights of our event and areas where we could improve in the future. This document helps our incoming team know where we have …

ComicHub Usability Testing

Comic book retailers tend to have limited access to online systems and inventory management tools, making it difficult for comic book subscribers to manage their subscriptions. Stu Colson, owner of New Zealand's Heroes for Sale comic book store, decided to create his own system, ComicHub. ComicHub provides both a retailer point-of-sale (POS) system and a mobile app …

Nomad

Nomad takes the stress out of planning group trips. This smartphone app enables travelers to collaborate on all aspects of a trip, from drafting an itinerary to documenting and sharing the adventures that happen along the way. The app recommends destinations, supports collaborative itinerary creation and organizes moments captured during the trip. My teammates and …

Bitcamp Sponsorship Info Packet

I wanted sponsors to feel warmly welcomed the minute they walked into the Armory for Bitcamp 2016. After all, they're a major reason why we're able to put on a weekend-long event for 1,000+ hackers. This year, I created a personalized information packet that we distributed to every company that attended Bitcamp. The packet contained …

Nomad poster

Why must academic posters be so boring? I mean, look at them: Ugh! I wanted to mix things up with my poster design for a course assignment. My team needed to showcase three ideas for a travel app we were designing (learn more about Nomad). I worked with Rachael from my team to design a poster that …

Proton Pack + Neutrino Wand

From sketches to sheet metal and military-grade weapon parts, a look at the redesign process of the Ghostbusters’ proton pack and neutrino wand To think outside the box, sometimes you might have to put yourself in an imaginary world. That's what my teammates Alicia Geller, Gowtham Ashok and I did when we decided to build a modernized proton …