Category Archives: Interaction Design

Case Study: NOAA Sea Ice Index

The Challenge The NOAA Sea Ice Index website received lots of views, but had an extremely high bounce rate. It had loyal users because of the high quality content, including compelling data imagery and deeply researched writing. However, many visitors … Continue reading

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Case Study: Searchlight/Polaris Data Search

The Challenge The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) archives and distributes a vast amount of snow and ice related satellite data from NASA and other federal agencies. While most of this data was accessible through their website, there … Continue reading

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Schoolio Web Application

One of my favorite projects while working at NCAR/UCAR was designing and building an initial prototype for “Schoolio,” which was developed as part of a Google Design Sprint. For more on this project, see Case Study: Schoolio. Mockup for the … Continue reading

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LIBRE Website and Web Applications

I created a visually appealing and easy to use web site for Libre to promote their new suite of web applications. I was also responsible for Interaction Design, Usability Testing, and Visual Design for their PIC Badger and Data Caster … Continue reading

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Searchlight/Polaris Web Application

I created a range of UX and Visual Design deliverables for Searchlight/Polaris, which was an ambitious project to make all NSIDC data not only searchable through a single user interface, but to provide on-the-fly analysis and imagery. Mockup of Searchlight/Polaris … Continue reading

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NOAA Sea Ice Index Website

I transformed NOAA’s Sea Ice Index website into a visual interface for exploring sea ice data. For more about this project, see Case Study: NOAA Sea Ice Index. You can also learn more about my work for NOAA, or see … Continue reading

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