Portfolio  recent graduate and professional work

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Resonant Illumination sound interactive art

Resonant Illumination

Medium: Interactive
Date: 2015–2016
Design Objectives: Create an installation that interacts with the viewer and encourages viewers to interact with it.

Visualizing Group Creativity

Visualizing Group Creativity

Medium: Data Visualization of Research Study
Date: 2013–2015
Design Objectives: Visually explore the process of group creativity and idea generation.

Book: Memory of Youghal

Memory of Youghal

Medium: Book (plexiglass, acitate sheets, laser print, screen print, nuts, & bolts)
Date: December 2012
Design Objectives: An exploration into the representation of memory of place and its fleeting and constantly shifting properties.

Calming Colors

Calming Colors

Medium: Multimedia (Processing IDE)
Date: 2011–2017
Design Objectives: Color can have a calming effect. Develop a visual composition that could be used in a specific context to calm anxious people or take their mind off immediate concerns.

Vara Kamin’s Impressions of Light

Vara Kamin’s Impressions of Light

Medium: Website (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
Date: January 2013
Design Objectives: A responsive website for iPads, as well as larger and smaller screens. Audience of doctors, architects, and hospital executives.

Stop Grandma From Voting!

Stop Grandma From Voting!

Medium: Ink on paper
Date: September 2012
Design Objectives: Type-based political poster that appeals to the viewers love of their own grandmother to pique interest and encourage them to approach and learn more.

Interactive Canvas

Interactive Canvas

Medium: Interactive Multimedia (Processing IDE)
Date: December 2011
Design Objectives: Working prototype; develop a program for human–computer & human–human interaction to “paint” on screen.

A Safer Stove

A Safer Stove

Medium: Product proposal
Date: March 2012
Design Objectives: A cognitive ergonomics product proposal, develop of a product that makes effective use of color used as signal to facilitate the use of the object.

Financial Education Posters

Financial Education Posters

Medium: Ink on paper
Date: October 2010
Design Objectives: Develop an advertisement campaign to encourage financial education and fiscal responsibility among the poor and lower-middle class.

The Costs of Payday Lending

The Costs of Payday Lending

Medium: Ink on paper
Date: May 2011
Design Objectives: Highlight an issue: Data visualizations (graphs and clorpleth maps) are used to illustrate the true costs of the payday loan industry on the economy of the Twin Cities.

Gopher Way Analysis

Gopher Way Analysis

Medium: Design Task Analysis
Date: October 2011
Design Objectives: Human factors task analysis of the University of Minnesota’s Gopher Way using a variety of research methods and usability tests.

MyTextFitness.com

MyTextFitness.com

Medium: Website (HTML, CSS, ASP.net, Adobe Flash)
Date: 2010
Design Objectives: Front-end website for potential customers to find out more and to sign up for service. Back-end for personal trainers to send workouts to clients and for clients to see their fitness progress.

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