Posts Categorized: User Experience

Sound Health Explorer

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Working with Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, I partnered with NiJeL to design and develop the Sound Health Explorer, a tool to increase understanding of water quality conditions in Long Island Sound and to activate local and regional solutions to improve those conditions. This first iteration of the Sound Health […]

MIT DUSP Explorer

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Working with NiJeL, I assisted with UX design for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s DUSP Explorer. This interactive set of 4 data visualizations mapped research collaborations among the faculty at the Department of Urban Studies + Planning. As NiJeL’s Information Designer, I helped the student and faculty led team at DUSP research additional design options […]

Civic Data Design Lab at MIT

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As part of a Fellowship with the Civic Data Design Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, I assisted  NiJeL with the update of the NSF funded City Digits project, combining administrative and business data with qualitative student-led research in an interactive learning tool.  This collaborative project among the Civic Data Design Lab, the Center […]

conCensus Prototype

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As a consultant for Data Driven Detroit (D3), I worked as the UI/UX designer for the conCensus project funded through the Knight Foundation Prototype Fund. This online data portal seeks to stitch together top-down administrative data with bottom-up community gathered data, allowing grassroots organizations to share their data and connect with a larger city narrative. Additionally […]

OneD Scorecard

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The purpose of this regional scorecard is to provide a comprehensive look at the status of the Detroit region through key indicators that align with the five priority areas of One D: Economic Prosperity, Educational Preparedness, Quality of Life, Social Equity and Regional Transit. While at Data Driven Detroit, I served as the Project Manager […]

D3 Communications Management

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During my 3.5 years at Data Driven Detroit (D3), I assisted as both a Project Manger and as the Communications Manager. As the Communications Manager, my major role was to ensure that our publications and designed materials were of high quality and extended the D3 brand. While D3 culture promotes staff autonomy and freedom to […]

GROCS Grant: Global Studio

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As project leader and interface designer for a $10,000 Grant Opportunities [Collaborative Spaces] (GROCS) grant, our team of five researchers designed an online application to assist health workers in health education material creation. This website “global studio: health network” is intended for health workers in low-resource environments; it provides educational scaffolding for the development of […]