I'm a UX designer and tinkerer bridging the gap between technology and intuition. I believe great research creates informed design, and great design never stops evolving.
UX Research & Design
A Little More About Me
I'm a hands-on problem solver living in Minneapolis and ready to move.
Experienced in Lean and traditional user experience research and design; print; photography; illustration.
There is not a tool on the planet I can't use, but I believe in choosing the right tools for the job.
Ask me about my side projects or what song in my head I'm currently shuffling my feet to.
- Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, & XD
- Axure RP
- Pen and paper, or a whiteboard
- JIRA, Confluence
- Good music and good speakers
- Interaction Design
- Whiteboard Expert Level 4
- Information Architecture
- Paper Prototyping
- Digital Prototyping
- Usability Testing
- Data Analysis
- Persona Creation
- Brand Creation
- Heuristic Analysis
- Style Guide Creation
Cool Things Cool People Said About Me
(Snippets below. Full recommendations on my LinkedIn profile.)
"Josh is enthusiastic about user experience. [...] His craving to make a difference for users lead him to me, working with me to gather insights on product features from support. [...] He showed an eagerness to learn and an aptitude for further growth into UX."
- Tyssa Erickson
Senior UX Designer
Josh is extremely bright, multi-talented, and an excellent communicator. He has a keen eye for design and user experience, and will always go the extra mile to do what's right for the customer/user.
- Renee Schaefer
Director of Information Experience
If anyone was made to be a UX designer, it's Josh. [His] creative spark, technical savvy, and aptitude for the material quickly became outstanding research and design work. Confronted with a thorny research challenge in his professional project, Josh led the charge with his team figuring out how to work around the unique requirements of the situation.
- Alex O'Neal
User Experience Design Instructor