Application Design, 1043 Labs, October 2017–Present.
At 1043 Labs, I am responsible for application design and front-end development for all web-based and mobile applications.
Head of Product, Wiser, July 2015–July 2017.
As Head of Product, I was responsible for the development of product strategy, feature development, design, user-testing, and management of the front-end engineering team. In addition to management responsibilities, I maintained my position as the only full-time designer on the team. I have led Wiser through two major redesigns and launched our stand alone email curation platform.
Lead Designer, Wiser, July 2013–July 2015.
Wiser was a automated personalized news suggestion service for individual employees, based on what thought leaders in your industry were sharing across the web. It was also private social network for your organization that let you share articles, discuss key insights, and see what your co-workers were reading. As the sole designer at Wiser, my responsibilities included wire-framing, prototyping, user testing, UI/UX design, and writing some of the front-end code.
Founding Partner, Vollipop, January 2012–July 2013.
Vollipop was a social voting platform that focused on building a new way to make plans, answer questions, and have some fun in the process. As founding partner and creative lead, I designed and built the frontend, co-wrote all feature specs and ran user-testing
Editorial Web Designer (contract), MoveOn.org, January 2011–July 2011.
In January 2011, MoveOn.org launched a viral media campaign. As an original team member and the only designer, I was responsible for the look and feel of the site. In order to source content, I also spec’d and designed a separate user submission, rating, and analytics tool. This feedback and tracking tool grew unique monthly visits to MoveOn.org from 30,000 to 3 million in 4 months.
Director, GSAPP Online, January 2008–November 2011.
As Director of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation website (GSAPP Online), I was responsible for various initiatives to place the GSAPP at the forefront of technological innovation on the web making the school’s online presence an exemplar for other institutions throughout the nation and the world. Responsibilities included full website redesign, user-testing, feature development, management of engineering team and work-study students, and design of all print material for Studio-X.
Principal (consultant), Pericycle.com, May 2000–present.
Print and web application design/development. Clients include: The World Bank, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Nous Gallery, Columbia University, Skyelab Consulting, KOL/MAC, Danny Forster (host of Discovery Channel Show Extreme Engineering), Terence Koh, SoHo Journal, L.A. Times, Veryfine, Forbes Media, Art.com, Promosis, Locations Resource, Wavelogix, You Make the Call. My work has been featured in Print Magazine (2009) Best of NYC. Additionally, several websites I designed have been selected for the South by Southwest Interactive awards.
Founding Partner, We Are DAG, LLC (formerly StudioCycle), August 2005–December 2010.
We Are DAG was a architectural studio that focused on the investigation of fabrication techniques and new materials as they relate to larger social issues. It’s main project Blowup/Breakdown was a low-cost, portable, inflatable, biodegradable septic system for refugee camps. Blowup/Breakdown was selected as a runner up in the 2006 Next Generation competition held Metropolis Magazine. The work of We Are DAG has been featured in numerous exhibitions and has appeared in a number of publications.
Scripting Cultures, John Wiley & Sons – New York
Autogenic Structures, Taylor & Francis – UK
Constructive Practices, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation – New York
Abstract 04/05, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation – New York
Abstract 03/04, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation – New York
Abstract 02/03, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation – New York
Dapper Dan, September 2010
Print Magazine, "Regional Design Annual", December 2008
Pasajes Arquitectura y Critica, “100%”, October 2008
Metropolis, "Next Generation", July 2006, Next Generation runner up (Blowup/Breakdown).
Metropolis, "Next Generation", June 2005, Next Generation winner (for work on the Invisibles).
2009, NOUS Gallery – London, UK.
2007, SCRIPT/INE – Philadelphia.
2003, Prague Biennale (in conjunction with Biothing) – Prague.
2009, Print Magazine Regional Design Annual – Best of New York City
2008, SXSWi Web Design Awards – Personal Portfolio
2007, SXSWi Web Design Awards – Art
2006, Metropolis Next Generation – Studio Cycle was selected as a runner-up in the Metropolis Magazine Next Generation Competition for our inflatable, biodegradable septic system–Blowup/Breakdown. The project was featured in Metropolis Magazine and on the Next Generation website throughout 2006.
2006, LMCC Swing Space Residency – To further the development of an inflatable, biodegradable septic system that packs into a 12" x 18" x 24" box.
2005, William Kinne Traveling Fellowship – Awarded to study refugee housing in the Darfur region of Sudan.
Skills & Expertise
Vue JS, HTML5/CSS, JQuery, Git, Sketch App, Adobe CC Suite, Maya, MEL, AutoCAD, CNC