2014

I keep encountering the phrase “Lean UX” at work and in local design circles. The first time I came across this buzzword, I thought it was a fancy way of saying, “cut corners in your process to get more UX work done” – which is ridiculous and doesn’t make sense. I then thought it meant “we’re too poor to hire more UX designers so here’s a method to produce more work with fewer heads” – which sounds like a crappy job.

Overview This was a product that I conceptualized and directed at Adobe. In 2013, Adobe began to organize their digital marketing products under the Marketing…

Overview One of the products I’ve been designing recently is a data querying tool. It’s suppose to be a tool for researchers to query data…

What does Meat Week have to do with a UX designer’s portfolio? Simple. As UX Manager I feel that it is important to create a…

Details The icons set on the green background are a set of “tool icons” that I produced for Remedy Informatics data modeling tools. Because these…

Overview Like other design opportunities within a start-up, there often aren’t enough resources available for “ideal” design processes and methodologies. Because my company is short…

Overview This work was for a data modeling product that shared the same suite shell as some of the other products I’ve been working on…

Overview I’ve been exploring some new ways of designing workflow/flowchart diagrams. I’ve found that more traditional methods are big on “the information a user will…

Overview I’ve struggled nailing down some of the UI colors for an upcoming product change. One of the challenges working with a data querying/reporting product…

Overview Sometimes it’s good to let digital prototyping tools take a rest. I love the realism and “click-ability” they can provide when working through design…