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Born in New York City, I have spent the last fifteen years immersed in the world of digital interactive design. Alongside a primary focus on visual hierarchy and balance, I continuously hone my skills as a front-end developer/coder and observer. I make it my job to become familiar with user behavior, conversion/marketing tactics and data analysis so my designs will instinctually perform better. I favor lean & agile principles, think that everything should be tested, and that stepping up and taking ownership are keys to success. I am constantly enamored of big data, the latest technologies and the ever-changing landscape of social trends and media.


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recent work

Open, wide clean designs meant to immediately deliver the message of the entire site.
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Sites meant to be energetic and give a sense of urgency to what it is selling.
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I redesigned Twitter's site to strengthen brand and improve stream.
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I wanted to rethink Knewton's homepage to help clarify it's mission statement.
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Vimeo recently acquired Cameo so I wanted to create a concept for an App overhaul to best merge the two brands.
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Designing for mobile is very different in the way the space is limited and functions differently.
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I created a New Year's Product Card concept based off of Birchbox's new logo.
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Telling a story for raw data in an interesting visual way is a fun challenge.
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Created a visual way to emphasize AYI's mutual interests for single dating.
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A few e-commerce site designs. I would make the style match whatever logo I was given.
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Came up with these concepts to help users use the site and know the mission statement.
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This case study shows how quickly I can create assets. I made three of these per week from scratch.
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Created these quick wireframes before we overhauled the AYI dating app.
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about me

I want to learn. I want to make things. I want to explore. There is not enough time for everything I want to do. I constantly run, jump and drive for that feeling of satisfaction when you make something, look at it, and are warmed by a deep sensation of pride. Every moment is an opportunity to learn, to grow, to help others want to push themselves for the better. I WILL do everything that I can every moment of each day that I live. Time is a valuable commodity I will not waste.

good reads

Reading how other people have succeeded is the most efficient way to progress. Here are a few of my latest recommendations.
  • Rework
  • The Lean Startup
  • Contagious
  • Stepping Up
  • Made to Stick
  • The Tipping Point
  • A/B Testing

latest testimonials

Lisa is an exceptional art director and senior interactive designer. Her contribution was key to several of our most successful products and websites. Lisa can...
When I first hired Lisa, we gave her a design test and though she wasn't Mac fluent...she quietly figured it out and aced ...
Lisa Chin has been assisting my development team for over a year and I couldn’t be happier with her work, professionalism, and attention to detail. I’ve had ...

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