Project Case Studies

Here are case studies of selected UX projects that I've worked on. Each case study focuses on explaining my design approach, while showing examples of key deliverables. I selected these projects to highlight a range of design skills.

Art Fair Tracker Prototype

Human-Centered Design of Art Fair App

I researched, designed, prototyped, tested, and iterated a web app to help professional artists apply to juried art fairs and track the status of their art fair applications.

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Contextual Design Vision

Contextual Design of Shopping App

My team conducted contextual inquiry of shoppers to gather field data used to design a mobile app to improve the shopping experience in retail stores.

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UX Architecture Map

Architecture Map of Education App

I designed the information architecture and navigation for a web app allowing K-12 educators to find and share open license teaching materials.

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SkyDrive Usability Evaluation

Usability Evaluation of Microsoft SkyDrive

My team conducted a three-stage usability evaluation of Microsoft SkyDrive (now called OneDrive) and recommended design changes to address issues.

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Project Snapshots

Here are snapshots of additional team UX projects I worked on as part of my MS in Human-Computer Interaction.

Family Calendar App

Family Organizer Display

Designed prototype of shared display for family to plan and track events, menus, lists, etc.

Meeting Flow Dashboard

Online Mood Dashboard

Designed prototype of dashboard for online instructors to track non-verbal feedback during sessions

Time Management Device

Time Management Device

Designed prototype of device to manage time on tasks using ambient display of objects

Office Availability Display

Office Availability Display

Designed Arduino prototype of device to signal one's availability (do not disturb, etc.) within office

Location-Based Design Space

Location-Based Design Space

Created design space matrix to classify location-based apps, and generated ideas for novel apps

Smartphone Use Research

Smartphone Use Research

Analyzed data to determine effect of smartphone use on mood, flow, and awareness