Specializing in building thoughtful product experiences with measurable and meaningful results, I'm happy to solve some of these common bottlenecks, whether you:
Outside of my professional design practice, I draw, paint, and write — all of which translates into my illustrations, comics and graphic narratives. I'm currently working on an autobiographical graphic memoir chronicling how my immigrant family and I co-created our American identity across our generational differences.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, I became a first-generation college graduate in my family when I graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in American Studies with an emphasis on Race and Ethnic Studies. I got into design by making posters for my friend's theater shows and club meetings. I wondered what it would be like to bring graphic design to the web — and that's how I got into web design, which led me to UX, interaction, and product design. The rest is history.
Since early 2017, I’ve been a board member of Bridgegood, a non-profit in Oakland, CA giving exposure of creative jobs and skills-development to early-career creative professionals coming from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.