Code for America

Lead Product Designer  April 2018 – present

Building products to help people find and keep jobs

Open Dream

Co-Founder  September 2017 – November 2017

Prototyped and tested ways to increase access to economic opportunities in America

Facebook

Product Designer  October 2012 – September 2017

Collaborated with product teams to identify high-impact problems in sharing, audience, and public content
  • Worked with product managers and researchers to develop strategy
  • Designed and prototyped user interfaces and interaction flows
  • Presented to senior leadership and iterated based on feedback
  • As part of the London landing team in 2014, initiated projects and grew design team
Sharing
Stories – share your day with friends
Direct – send ephemeral photos and videos
Friends Browser – connect with your closest friends
Riff – create videos together with friends
Text Filters – add emotion and style to text posts
Audience
Teens – experiments in visual sharing
Japan – research on identity
India – design for multiple languages
Small Devices – interaction optimizations for various devices
Public Content
Trending – learn about current events through conversations
News Feed Discovery – discover new articles, videos, and sources
Notes – share and read articles and writing
Mentions – interact with your followers as a public figure or celebrity
Pages Redesign – learn about brands and businesses

Facebook

Product Design Intern  Summer 2012

Projects
Boosted Posts – connect with your audience
Threaded Comments – reply to comments
Topic Pages – learn about subjects and interests

Oak Studios

Design and Engineering Intern  Spring 2012

Designed and built parts of Dropmark

New York City Department of Education

Graphic Designer  July 2011 – May 2012

Created advertisements, posters, and signage for print and web

School of Visual Arts

Engineer and Application Developer  August 2011 – May 2012

Built senior-class portfolio iOS app and attendance system for lectures

BestVendor

Design and Engineering Intern  Summer 2011

Designed and built new product features
Education

School of Visual Arts

Fine Arts and Humanities Honors Program  August 2011 – May 2012

Queens College, City University of New York

Townsend Harris High School senior-year course work  August 2010 – May 2011