Fruit is nature's dessert. It's sweet, healthy, and cheerful. I love fruit and try to live the analogous qualities I see in it.
My career started at Fannit, a startup marketing firm where I designed mostly infographics. I moved from there to Fresh Consulting, where I connected with crazy good designers and learned UX. I started taking on freelance gigs during this time, and advanced to a Sr. UX Designer role at A Place for Mom. Now I work as a Sr. UX/UI Designer for Microsoft.
Over the years I've won a few awards and earned many recommendations, but I always keep learning.
Most of the projects in my first job were for infographics. That wasn't glamorous, but lately I've been inspired to pursue true graphic design.
I think everyone wants the same thing - relationship with humanity, peace with the metaphysical, and experience with the universe.
Authenticity, creativity, and hospitality drive my mentality towards my work and life.
My process starts with understanding, research, and inspiration before pushing pixels. Concepts and designs are vetted and optimized before release.
This seems like a good time to ask about getting in touch. Maybe you have a project to work, or maybe you don’t. We can still talk and have a good time.
Concern has been building lately as I continually hear people diagnosing self-doubt as Impostor Syndrome. In this essay I'll reflect on how negative feelings of being clueless, inadequate, and dissatisfied fueled positive direction.
Sometimes I hold my phone for so long that my pinky finger starts to hurt. I've messaged him, texted her, and replied to them, yet I'm still tapping for something to do. But that hunger for likes and quick satisfaction is getting old. Wait, not old - exhausting. I wish this were less shallow. The perpetual connection to humankind ought to be meaningful.
When I first started designing accessible experiences I struggled to find clearly listed standards to follow (or should I say, easily accessible standards 😉). So now that I've become versed and more experienced in accessibility, I'd like this article to be a clear reference - i.e. what I wish I could've found when I was learning.