West Coast Sketch Series
During an annual solo trip, I take some time to slow down and draw. Here are a few pages from my 2012 trip to Portland and San Francisco. You can also see more travel sketches here
Mountains & Sea Diorama
A diorama made with hand-cut paper. A little village in the mountains and a seascape surround a hot air balloon center. A smattering of process, here
Researching Investment Behaviors
Morningstar caters to individuals who make their own investment decisions, from 401k elections to stock picks. Speaking directly with users, our small team worked to uncover behavior patterns around the decision process.
: project lead, user interviews, synthesis
Morningstar iPhone App
The second release of Morningstar's iPhone app doubled the scope of the app. I learned a lot—as the design lead, I figured out architecture, worked with an excellent offshore team, learned Apple Interface Builder and designed each new screen.
UPMC Business Innovation
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) employed a team to identify a business opportunity in home healthcare. We designed a service by using human-centered design methods to identify the needs of our demographic and pitched a business model to VCs.
: contextual interviews, synthesis, brainstorm, pitch delivery, visual design