Neuropsych PowerPoint

Information Design: a PowerPoint presentation in clinical neuropsychology. The doctor who gave the presentation was a certified genius, and I am proud to have played a role in disseminating her research. Cole Nussbaumer at Storytelling With Data wrote an interesting post last week about choosing between light and dark backgrounds for data visualizations. As Cole mentions, dark backgrounds, combined with bold, … Read More

Intro to Arboriculture

I spearheaded the HTML5 update to ISA’s award-winning award-winning, interactive training series (“Intro to Arboriculture”), which was previously only available through CD-ROMs or in Flash format. Before I came to the project, the ISA had been struggling to update their legacy content. They had tasked a handful of instructional designers who failed to clean the Flash code. With proper planning … Read More

Okay, Dendro!

The problem: Arborists climb trees, and they don’t want to lug dictionaries along. The more things arborists have in their pockets, the more dangerous their jobs. My solution: Leverage the power of Google Assistant and artificial intellegence to create an interactive dictionary that arborists can access using voice control.  With Actions on Google, the International Society of Arboriculture can now … Read More

Animated Production Bumper

I made this studio production bumper/logo in Adobe After Effects. This being one of my first animations in After Effects, I tweaked a template, adjusted the coloring, added audio from an open-source archive, and basically cobbled. It’s not entirely original, but what is?

ISA Document Design

I worked with the International Society of Arboriculture to develop a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the purpose of interpreting tree care standards and providing guidelines of practice for arborists, tree workers, and the people who employ their services. The updated Pruning BMP was created in Adobe InDesign and Copy Edited in Adobe InCopy. It has a more … Read More

ISA Safety Workshop

The International Society of Arboriculture asked me to develop and design a slideshow for their Z133 workshop. The wanted a template that could be used in both PowerPoint and Articulate Storyline. The theme of the presentation was “Arborist Safety” — the project was built around the orange, black, and white color scheme of the Z133 Safety Manual. Managing the demands … Read More

Treehug App

Another prototype for the International Society of Arboriculture. They were looking for a quick app mockup (made in just a few days). I accomplished this by using some Adobe XD templates. Note: The below video is embedded in portrait orientation. Scroll down to see the play button.

360 Degrees of Arboriculture

The International Society of Arboriculture asked me to create a prototype quiz in augmented reality. The point is to teach arborists about the benefits of trees by having them take tests in virtual space. 

Custom 404 Pages

Website visitors land on a 404 error page when they try to visit a page that does not exist. This can be because the page has been moved or removed, the server or internet connection is down, users have clicked a broken link, or users typed the wrong URL. Typically 404 error pages result in one of the following messages: When it … Read More

Founding a Design Lab

I helped to kickstart the Rutgers Writing and Design Lab (RWDL), a forward-thinking multiliteracy center with a focus on digital composition. The RWDL offers face-to-face tutoring for a population of nearly 6,000 students, as well as workshops in document and instructional design.  As a senior consultant, I helped create student videos, craft effective presentations, podcasts, and web publications. We also … Read More