My work

I’m currently a Senior Product Designer at Carbon Five, where I work with startups and enterprise clients alike to test and launch products in a variety of business domains. In a given day, I might sketch, wireframe, prototype, facilitate a workshop, or manage a backlog of features.

Before that, I was the principal UX designer (and occasional front-end developer) at Media Temple, a web hosting provider based in Los Angeles.

I’ve been lucky to work on a wide range of cool projects like:

Read some case studies below and reach out to me @theJayBeeWhy if you find anything interesting.

Nissan Living Lab

User research, product validation, and prototyping

Nissan Motor Company hired Carbon Five to test an early-stage product concept based on shared car ownership. Along with Nissan’s innovation group, we conducted a research experiment with real families sharing vehicles for month. I designed digital and physical tools to aid the experiment and built an app prototype based on our learnings.

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Farmers Insurance App Rebuild

Visual design, project management, and Agile methodology

Farmers Insurance hired Carbon Five to rebuild its Android and iOS apps, and to use the opportunity to train their new in-house team in Agile development. I led the design team in tackling significant design debt and creating a brand new style guide.

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WordPress Hosting

UX research, information architecture, and UI design

When Media Temple revamped its WordPress hosting platform, I had the opportunity to significantly improve the product’s user experience. I designed a friendly on-boarding process, reorganized the navigation and features in the control panel, and planned the product’s information architecture to accommodate future features.

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Google Apps Hosting Package

UX research, information architecture, and UI design

Media Temple launched a new hosting package integrating Google Apps for Work. It’s a one-stop shop for setting up a web presence, including a website and Google Apps using a custom domain name. I designed an on-boarding experience and control panel UI intended to make the entire process simple and easy.

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