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I am an empathetic, detail-oriented creative professional experienced in engineering, design, entrepreneurship, organizational psychology, and teaching.

I enjoy solving problems, learning new skills, and collaborating across teams to build impactful, meaningful products and services that are useful and usable.

I am also an avid weaver and was an artist-in-residence at the Vävstuga Swedish Weaving School through the non-profit Fabric of Life in 2018.

 

SELECTED WORK

Maigo

In 2012, I launched an online retail shop selling Japanese and organic fabrics and craft supplies.  I designed and developed the website, sourced the products, and manage all the day-to-day operations.

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Serious Eats

At the James Beard award-winning food blog Serious Eats, I collaborated with editors to design and launch new websites, improved user-facing features, implemented marketing campaigns, and provided customer support.

Family Travel Planning

For my UX Research class at UC Berkeley, I focused my research studies on the experiences of parents traveling with young children.  I used various methodologies to understand their motivations and needs.

SKILLS

Development

HTML, Javascript, jQuery,PHP, CSS/LESS/SASS, MySQL, Mustache, CodeIgniter, Bootstrap, WordPress, Movable Type, Shopify

usability testing, web analytics, competitive research, responsive design, interviews, contextual inquiry, surveys, prototyping

customer support, documentation, product specs, cross-cultural communications, organizational behavior

EDUCATION

Stanford University, BS Computer Science, Minor Human Biology

Teachers College Columbia University, MA Organizational Psychology

UC Berkeley Extension, Coursework in User Research 

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