I am a Product Designer and Developer based out of San Francisco.
My passion is designing experiences that leave the screen, and touch the world around us.
Leading the charge into unusual applications of tech and tackling new design problems is kind of my thing.
There's a whole world out there. Here's how I design for it.
Eat Roulette is a tongue-in-cheek answer to the age old dillema of deciding where to eat. With the push of a single button, Eat Roulette will tell you where you are going to go next, and guide you there with turn by turn directions.
Eat Roulette is currently undergoing beta testing and is slated for release in 2018.
I create lots of projects ranging from VR/AR to Web/Mobile to hacking together hardware interfaces. Here's some interesting ones.
I was a product designer on the team that built and launched Cisco Spark from scratch. Spark is a communication platform to help facilitate remote collaboration in the workplace.
I created and taught VR design coursework for Udacity's VR Nanodegree. I also wrote and taught a course on mobile performance optimization for mobile VR, as well as helping launch the overall Nanodegree program.
I worked with a team of designers to research and design a service for the aging population in Pittsburgh which helps them stay active and connected to their community. Our vision helped secure VC funding for Revel.
Interface design in virtual reality is an exciting field that requires us to carefully evaluate the notion of metaphor and approach design from a 'world-first' perspective.
Jan's Jubilee is a VR experience I created for my grandmother's 75th diamond jubilee. Designing a VR application for an audience composed primarily of retirees was a challenge, but deeply rewarding in the end.
Grooveto is a real time audio-visual syncopation app that allows users to select any song from soundcloud and automatically adjusts the speed of dancers to match the song that has been selected.
Ember is an interactive art installation that automatically makes things thrown in a room look and sound as though they are on fire with the goal of creating a donation experience that is more exciting than a typical donation bin.