Work

Product design, research, code


A design system good enough for government work

The U.S. Web Design system was started as a set of design principles and visual style guide for U.S. government websites. Since its inception it has grown into a full-fledged design system and component library that has gone on to power billions of page views in just a few years. Read more →

Design Systems Open Source Frontend Design Research

Regulators, mount up

eRegulations (eRegs) is a web-based application that makes regulations easier to find, read, and understand. In the summer of 2015 we worked with the Environmental Protection Bureau to pilot a tool that would allow users to comment on proposed regulation changes. Read more →

Open Source Frontend Design Research Workshop

Data, privacy, and connected systems

As government systems are modernized opportunities for shared services arise. Centralized login systems and permissioned data-sharing between systems could result in huge cost savings for the American people. In late 2016 we set out to understand how the public thinks about their data being shared between federal agencies. Read more →

Prototyping Research

Data design guidelines for the modern web

In late 2017, a team inside the Census bureau came to 18F looking for guidance in establishing modern data visualization guidelines. We worked with the team to create the foundations of a new set of data design standards to be used across Census interactive data products. Read more →

Open Source Frontend Design Research Data Design Data Visualization

Common Core assessment in a Snap

In the summer of 2013, Edmodo began the design and development of Snapshot, a standalone assessment product that would eventually have a huge influence on the data model that linked students, teachers, educational content, and learning outcomes together. We had big plans for how data from Snapshot could influence the way our teachers interact with students in their classroom. But wait, how do teachers interact with students in their classroom? Read more →

Product Design Research Prototyping

How do we reach these kids?

In 2013, Edmodo was growing fast. Not only did we double the size of our user base in a year’s time, we also doubled our headcount. Our product development process was changing and I wanted to make sure everyone felt empowered to make meaningful user-centered design decisions. Read more →

Workshop Presentation

Someone call a doctor!

At Analyte Health, I had the privilege to see the customer service team grow from two individuals to over 30. I designed and implemented a scalable system that could handle the increased customer demand and additional service offerings. Read more →

Service Design