I'm a designer currently based in Washington, DC. My interest is in the relationship among design, technology, and people. I'm always making (and re-making).
I'm Dana, a designer at Mapbox. As a creative person, I want to make things that are considered and considerate. I learned lots of what I know studying Graphic Design and Information Management & Technology at Syracuse University, and interning at Made by Many and Potion.
Designed physical interactive experiences and screen-based product solutions for museum clients, including the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Science and Industry. Worked in ideation, prototyping, and development sprints within project teams.
Conceptualized, created and branded a music application for iOS in 12 weeks. Managed the ideation approach, interface design, and usability testing in collaboration with an engineering intern. Documented design insights and process in a weekly blog. Applied Agile and Lean development procedures.
Lead the creative development of an online educational game, including designing the user interface and game mechanics. Implemented front-end styles and interactions using CSS. Collaborated with a project manager, programmers, and game writers in a local startup environment.
Proposed and executed multimedia marketing projects for the NPR station with the goal of improving online engagement. Created visual identity for local programs, promotional materials for events, photographic feature stories, content and design for station development material, and more.
B.S. Dual Degree in Graphic Design, Information Management & Technology
Summa Cum Laude
Graphic design and urbanism coursework
User Experience, User Interface, Digital Product, Concept & Research, Front-End Development, Print Design, Branding, Writing