User Experience Design

Drawn from my work as lead UX designer for Blackbaud ResearchPoint and from my years as a Master’s student at Indiana University.


ResearchPoint: Social Finder

Enhanced social media data for nonprofit prospect researchers

Emergency Operating System


A design that turns mobile devices into lifelines during disasters

  • First Place: 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup UX Challenge
Wonder Album

Wonder Album

Crowd-sourced photo collages that build understanding

  • Finalist: 2013 CHI Student Design Competition in Paris, France
Research Overview

Research Methods

An overview of my approach to user research

Make It Critical

Make It Critical

An ideation card deck created around speculative and critical designs

Deployment Study

Deployment Study

Research on persuasive anxiety, big data, and the quantified self

Web Design

Drawn from my work as a freelance web designer for small businesses. Contact me if you have a potential project you'd like to discuss.

About Me

My Bio

I am a UX designer for Blackbaud ResearchPoint and a freelance web designer for Bloomington-area businesses. Outside of professional life, I am a reader, a traveler, and an aspiring bicyclist.

Learn more about my professional experience at LinkedIn.

My Design Process

  • Research: Understand the space.
  • Iteration: Learn though trial, error, and insight.
  • Presentation: Communicate with context and clarity.
  • Critique: Embrace rigorously honest feedback.
  • Reflection: Improve with experience.

Contact Info

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I created this site and its contents using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Axure, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, and Sketch.

I had some help.

Vamsi Chaitanya created the EOS illustration. Chi Chen created the Wonder Album illustration. The Deployment Study photo was taken by Shad Gross.