Category Archives: Visual 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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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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Vanessa Bortnick Communications Website

I worked with Vanessa Bortnick Communications to create a beautiful custom WordPress theme that looks good on any device or platform, reflects the brand, and helps the business to stand out. Responsive Design for Vanessa Bortnick Communications website

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The Privacy Guru Website

I worked with The Privacy Guru to create a beautiful custom WordPress theme that looks good on any device or platform, reflects the brand, and helps the business to stand out.

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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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Responsive Websites for Entrepreneurs

There are lots of tools and platforms these days making it easier than ever for small businesses to create a cross-platform digital presence. However, the abundance of tools can be overwhelming for a non-expert, and most out-of-the-box solutions are disappointing. … 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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