At work, I’m a senior user experience designer and a self-taught front-end web developer. I’ve taken graduate classes in information architecture, project management, and UX design.
I take pride in making digital tools and content easier for the people who use them. I’m good at working with diverse groups of people to execute complex projects at scale.
I work for Amazon’s Advertising Experience & Technology group, making our ad business more interesting and better for customers. Some of my projects at Amazon include:Ad Landing Pages
An internal tool for Amazon designers to make landing pages without writing any code. Advertise Your App
Do-it-yourself ad campaigns for app developers. Featured in TechCrunch! Amazon Mobile ad placements
Helping to scale a worldwide ads business as our customers migrate to mobile shopping. Mobile Add to Cart ad format
A new eCommerce-enabled ad format, unique to Amazon. Mobile interstitial ad format
Iterative design and development of a full screen ad format for third-party apps. Fit ratings (internship project)
A detail page feature that helps you pick the right size for clothes. This section doesn’t include in-progress or unreleased projects.
Older projectsHaas School of Business
My first job was as a front-end web developer, coding for UC Berkeley’s world-renowned business school. “A Man in Time of War”: How Colonial Boys became American Men, 1765–1775
I self-published my undergraduate history thesis on Amazon’s Kindle store in 2011. American Orpheus: The Life & Work of Bob Dylan
In my final year at Berkeley, I taught a class about Bob Dylan in the English department.
Essays & articles
Some of the stuff I wrote in my college career, in PDF format: essays & articles