Oct 2018 - current
I joined a small team of 💪 engineers at AngelList to simplify the fundraising experience and help even more startups get the $$$ they need to make investments for rapid growth.
Sep 2016 - Apr 2018
At Twitch, I was responsible for driving, collaborating, and executing on a shared design vision and strategy for the Creator dashboard experience. Project areas included stats and data story experiences, event creation and management, design systems, changelogs, permissions, and gamification.
Jan 2015 - Sep 2016
I joined Yahoo in 2015, through the BrightRoll acquisition. In addition to continuing to lead projects for people creating, managing, and reporting on video ad campaigns using the Brightroll DSP, I supported design system work for an Audience Insights product and led a small team of designers to present a vision for a unified platform experience.
Aug 2013 - Jan 2015
I joined BrightRoll in 2013, where I worked with a team of full-stack UX designers, product managers, eng manager, and engineers on the award-winning BrightRoll Console to deliver features to save customers time, increase confidence in decisions, and help sales close deals.
Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
In my two years as a UX Designer/Product Manager at UserTesting, I prepared projects for review with engineering and worked with co-founders to review and plan backlog. I helped increase average order size and gifted time back to users through improvements in the video player and editing tools, test creation flows, dashboard, feedback collection tools, support center, and more.
Mar 2015 - Present
For over three years, I've worked with dozens of people from diverse backgrounds as they tackle Designlab courses like User Research and Interaction Design to develop critical skills for a career in UX and Product Design.
Academy of Art University
Jan 2014 - May 2015
As a part-time faculty in the School of Web Design & New Media at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, I taught intermediate user experience design and front-end development to dozens of students.
Jan 2015 - Present
Andi Galpern created Cascade to help designers learn new skills, build a network, and keep up with the design field. I've had a lot of fun helping next-gen designers through UXNight speed mentoring events and presenting on topics like, "How to Fix Your UX Portfolio".
I started facilitating contests for UX/UI Designers featuring design projects to help them practice a variety of skills, including writing case studies. I support contests with live workshops on Twitch.
Learn more at uxdesigncontest.com
One of my go-to methods for mapping out ideal user flows is to think of them as conversations between users and the system. I turned my Sketch-based dialogue flow tool into a simple web app.