A Designer Who Codes

I can whip up a snazzy prototype in HTML5 and CSS3 with jQuery effects for testing and even hand off high quality semantic markup to developers. I'll pair with a dev to get the CSS pixel-perfect.

Evidence-based UX

Research and best practices inform my approach. It's not just picking pretty colors, neato effects or HiPPO. It's about facts. What are the standards? What do the data say? What do the studies say?

Lean and Agile

It's all about the team and quick response. I integrate UX and design deeply into the team process and can talk product with product people and programming with programmers.

Blog: Meaningful Usability

Thoughts on User Experience and Other Stuff
New method of entering birth date
Mar 13
Mar 13

Happy Birth Date to You

Ever have to input your birth date in a web form or app? First you have to select from a drop-down of 12 options. Then you have to select from a drop-down of 31 values. Then you have to select from a drop-down of 100 values. This is a horrible user experience. And it’s even […]

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Hollywood Arclight Cinemas
Feb 11
Feb 11

Just the Ticket for Arclight

I live in an area with dozens of movie screens available to me within a few minutes distance. Aside from the fact that the Chinese Theater is a block away, I also have the fantastic Arclight Cinemas which is one subway stop and three blocks’ walk from me. Arclight of course has a web site […]

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Ascend: The Catholic Faith for a New Generation

Published by Paulist Press, Available on Amazon


Hand coding, all the usual tools and more.










Researching my family history is an ongoing project that will likely never end. Follow my progress on my genealogy blog.

Webby Honoree Awards
Years of Agile Teamwork
Years in User Experience
Relatives in Family Tree