and I like to build things.
I'm currently a freelance Interaction Designer and iOS Developer, and I spend my free time developing my iPad app, Picturish.
Before this, I spent 5 years as a User Experience Program Manager at Microsoft, where I worked on the Windows 8 and Office 2010.
I've have 5 years of industry experience in product development, interaction design, web front-end development & project management.
I created, designed and developed Picturish to help users convert Facebook photos of their friends and family into highly personalized, dynamic scrapbooks.
With Picturish, you can play slideshows of your favorite people, and when you see a photo you don't like, you can just edit it or hide it altogether!
Picturish takes into account the Facebook photo activity such as your likes and tags, as well as local in-app edits and 'dislikes', and makes you the curator of thousands of images captured by you and by your friends.
I design and manage new features for Internet Explorer 10 and Windows 8, with a focus on touch-first web browsing.
The "app switch" feature allows users to discover and use Windows 8 apps while they browse the web, directly from the navigation bar of Internet Explorer 10.
In Windows 8, users can add their favorite sites as content tiles to the redesigned Start Screen, via Internet Explorer 10. These site tiles reflect the brand of the site and allow site developers to provide updates via tile notifications.
Sidelines.co is a personalized magazine for sports enthusiasts which launched in January 2012. I had the opportunity to design and implement the page layouts for the private Beta. Through this, the Sidelines team was able to receive, and react to, crucial feedback of the information density of their team and athlete pages, prior to launch.
I worked on InfoPath Form Services, a web-based environment in which SharePoint users can fill out forms designed by InfoPath 2010 (Link.)
I redesigned core components of the InfoPath Form Services interface to visually integrate better into Office 2010. I also worked to update the form rendering engine to improve performance and responsiveness, and to render forms which meet WCAG 2.0 accessibility guidelines.
PollBag.com allows users to publish, share and participate in web polls easily. I designed the site and built the front-end with XHTML, CSS and JQuery.