Hi there!

I’m an interaction designer based in Seattle, WA.

My passion is in envisioning and conceptual design.

I love approaching new topics, learning as much as I can, and leveraging my curiosity and creativity with observation and analysis to design solutions.

In my spare time, I enjoy tinkering with mechanical keyboards and reading profiles of interesting people.

Projects

Exploring how form and interface can help kids be more responsible with their time and help parents be more involved in their kid’s digital lives.

Microsoft – AI and Pets

User Experience, Industrial Design

Most dogs are under stimulated, meaning that they’re often bored or sleeping. That’s a bad thing — dogs aren’t meant to be sleeping all day. They have natural skills they want to develop: using their ears, eyes, and noses to hunt for food.

Collaborating with Microsoft, we designed AI-powered devices that keep dogs stimulated throughout the day and help develop their skills by having them hunt for food.

TEAGUE – Envisioning Space Tourism

User Experience, Conceptual, Research

Collaborating with TEAGUE, we designed a space tourism experience. Our main goals were to make a pod that adapts to different use cases and to minimize conflict between passengers.

Recipes on Your Wrist

Interface Design, Industrial Design

Cooking is fun but getting started can be intimidating and stressful. Can we design something to help ease that transition?

Exploring how we can make AR interactions more tangible and spatial using music as a case study.

About me

Education

University of Washington
Bachelor of Design, Industrial Design
September 2014 – June 2018

Interaction Design:
Virtual and Mixed Reality Design
Mobile Application Design
Foundations of Interaction Design
Design Innovation and Society
Rapid Prototyping
Visual Storytelling

Industrial Design:
Pet Products and AI (with Microsoft)
Mission to the Moon (with TEAGUE)
Wearables and Collaboration
Materials & Manufacturing
Softgoods and Hardgoods
Form Studies
3D Foundations

Experience

Designer
elementary OS

I contribute to the interface and user experience design of the open-source operating system, elementary OS.

Designer + Floor Manager
Student Technology Loan Program

Designed a new identity and website for STLP to make it easier for students to register, find information and reserve equipment.

Designer
Tourism Authority of Thailand

As a contractor, I designed a mobile app for the TAT. In the process, I worked with corporate and governmental stakeholders to address their needs while also advocating for the usability and sensibility of the app.

Design Intern
Trio Advertising and Media

Worked on client projects with the Trio team. Primarily focused on creating graphical assets for a client’s print book project.

References

Axel Roesler
Interaction Design Chair & Professor, University of Washington

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Michael Kritzer
Industrial Design Lecturer, University of Washington · Founder & Principal, Always Good Company

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