28 Feb '18

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Kent Guest Speaker – Working in UX: Masters to automotive to everything else

I recently gave a presentation for the masters students at Kent State University on finding a UX job.  Check it out.

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22 May '17

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Content Strategy & UX Processes

I have started my second to last class at Kent.  The first assignment was to relate content strategy to the UX process and how it fits within a project for say, a mobile app.  Hopefully someone will find this helpful.

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12 Jun '16

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Week 4 – Do I know what I’m doing?

This last week I have put many hours into the first version of an interactive prototype for the Lunch Money Buddy app I’m designing.  I’m learning that apps are funny, as a user you don’t think much about them unless … Read More

09 Nov '14

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My friend Kiki (check her out) invited me to a blog called Magic Horse Creations.  When I feel I have a responsibility to another person that is when I feel the most motivated.  I don’t want to let the other person … Read More

04 Nov '14

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In art school I would occasionally set a drawing or sculpture or really… whatever else aside because I liked it.  On the other hand there were times I didn’t mind ripping up say, 99% of my foundations drawings and grinding … Read More

12 Oct '14

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Everything & Anything

Wow!  So… what HASN’T happened since the last time I posted?  It’s been over a year and art wise I would say I’ve had a lot of time to contemplate and work on my style, though it hasn’t happened as … Read More

16 Aug '13

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New Job!

Horray I am employed once again!  I am now a Graphic Designer for ROXO thanks to my good friend Kiki Keller.  (Check her out!) I will be designing packaging and display toppers along with anything else they tell me to do. … Read More

27 Jul '13

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Corgi Birthday Card

Last week I drew a birthday card for a little girl with Cystic Fibrosis in California. I don’t really know anything about her aside that she wanted 100 birthday cards for her birthday which was on the 22nd. I really … Read More

14 Jul '13

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My Good Friend Liz

My friend/old roommate came to visit me this weekend before she leaves for California to be a farmer for three months.  I thought this would be a cute little present for her before she leaves since I will miss her … Read More