UX & design portfolio

Some examples of my design and product development work.  In production, always…   


WEB, UX & INTERACTIVE
 

Parsons Audio website || link

market research, website architecture, UX, design & marketing text
for a professional audio sales, service and installation site. The new owners wanted a fresh, friendly look that was easily updatable. I’m currently working on a companion site for them that promotes their annual expo event.

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bambini media website || link

market research, website architecture, UX, design & marketing text
for a digital education consultant. She wanted a very user-friendly and clean interface. The site also featured a database of educational resources categorized by keyword and date.

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gazelle feng shui branding & UX analysis || link

market research, UX, design critique and action items
for a natural living and feng shui consultant.  She was trying to advertise her newly expanded holistic offerings alongside her longstanding feng shui business.

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Boston WebInno website UX analysis || link

market research, UX & design critique and action items
for an organization devoted to promoting web-based startups in the Boston metropolitan area.  The owner asked for my assistance with site organization and initiating a social media presence for the group.

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Urban Interactives augmented reality game

character development, narration, plot
for an early (pre-iPhone) handheld group game played in and around downtown Boston, MA.

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Cengage Learning History video library interface || link

concept, research, UX & interface design
for the History group, which is developing its first highly interactive online learning app. This provides a series of campaign ads from the 1960s; tug on the “voting lever” and the video appears in the center.

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MIT Sea Grant website || link

website architecture, UX, design & production
for a NOAA-funded oceanography department. The challenge: provide a balanced representation of five separate but equal subdivisions. The solution: JavaScript-enabled image cycling.

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Cengage Learning PoliSci UX and market research || link

UX research and analysis
including reviewing interview scripts, conducting and recording user interviews in person and online, and analyzing the results. The team spoke with over two dozen active practitioners over a two month period and shifted the direction of the project accordingly.

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American Theatre Wing demo website || link

concept, UX & interface design
for the sponsor of the Tony Awards. This was their first foray into digital media, and we had the opportunity to educate them on how media could break down the barriers between performers and fans.

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K-12 oceanography education site || link

architecture, UX, site design & production
This was a separate site aimed specifically at educators and students, designed to reinforce professional development activities around the Sea Perch classroom activity.

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Global Media and Cultures website || link

website architecture, site design & production
for a research group at MIT. The site was designed to accommodate frequent content uploads.

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Cengage Learning demo video on the 1960s || link

storyboarding, narration, image identification, video editing
for an international higher education textbook publisher looking to enter the digital learning space. I’m in the process of creating over two dozen introductory videos to frame online chapters.

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Medford Square Market promotional poster || link

concept & design
for a fledgling farmers and craft market looking to develop a strong identity in a small city with limited opportunities for publicity. The bright colors and fun theme set a friendly tone.

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Parsons Audio Expo 2011 4/c advertisement || link

concept, ad copy & design
for a professional audio sales, service and installation site. The new owners wanted a fresh, friendly look that reflected a sense of fun and irreverence.

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Oxfam America “Fast for a World Harvest” poster || link

concept, design & production
for Oxfam’s annual day of fasting. This poster was sent to hundreds of Oxfam university chapters and featured tips on how to run a successful event.

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Samaritans of Boston 2/c mailer || link

concept & design
for a suicide prevention organization. They were looking to share word of their upcoming fundraiser in an effective, low-cost way. This self-enclosed mailer echoed the colors of the Samaritans logo.

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Parsons Audio Expo 2010 2/c advertisement || link

concept, ad copy & design
for a professional audio sales, service and installation site. The new owners wanted a fresh, friendly look that reflected a sense of fun and irreverence.

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John Hancock Funds “MVP” postcard|| link

concept & design
for a mutual funds promotion to brokers and other financial services industry professionals. The challenge was to find clever ways to sell these funds. This is one of a series of postcards using the new campaign palette of aqua, gold and rust.

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Oxfam America 2/c quarterly 16pp newsletter || link

concept, design & production
for OA’s 4x/year newsletter.  Each quarter was linked to a particular color.  How to make red and black visually complex and appealing? Images screens and interesting shapes throughout.

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MIT Sea Grant 4/c 24pp promotional brochure || link

concept, design & production
to highlight MITSG’s groundbreaking work on acoustic oceanography to provide an overview of collaborator’s work, appeal to funders and better establish a strong presence in the community. 



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