Category Archives: User Interface

Case Study: Schoolio

For this project, the challenge was to reinvent an outdated curriculum customization platform so that it would meet the real needs of K-12 teachers and students. It was old, cluttered with features, had poor usability, and was difficult to change because of legacy code and infrastructure. It also didn’t integrate well with Google Apps, which had been adopted by our school district partners. Continue reading

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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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Searchlight Mobile App

I created mock-ups to communicate a concept for a mobile version of the Searchlight/Polaris data search application. It included the ability to narrow your search to specific data sets, and make geographic selections on a map. Mockup of the Searchlight … Continue reading

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Sea Ice Watch Mobile App

I created a concept and prototype for a mobile version of the NOAA Sea Ice Index called Sea Ice Watch. It included an easy-to-use image viewer for seeing daily and monthly sea ice browse imagery. Mockup of the Sea Ice … 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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