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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

Muttmatch Pet Adoption Case Study

Muttmatch Pet Adoption Case Study

CrashPlan Mobile App Case Study

CrashPlan Mobile App Case Study

CrashPlan Backup Status Report Redesign

CrashPlan Backup Status Report Redesign

 

Other Projects

Illustrations

Illustrations

Wiping out Thousands Band Branding & Visuals

Wiping out Thousands Band Branding & Visuals

Tired Tongues Band Branding & Visuals

Tired Tongues Band Branding & Visuals

 

A Little More On 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, and illustration.
There is not a tool on the planet that I can't use, but I believe in choosing the right tool for the job.
Ask me about my side projects or what song in my head I'm currently shuffling my feet to.

 

Tools

  • Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, & XD
  • Axure RP
  • Balsamiq
  • Sketch
  • HTML/CSS
  • Evernote
  • Trello
  • OmniFocus
  • OmniGraffle
  • Pen and paper, or a whiteboard
  • JIRA, Confluence
  • Good music and good speakers

Skills

  • Sketching
  • Interaction Design
  • Storyboarding
  • Wireframing
  • Whiteboard Expert Level 4
  • Illustration
  • 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
WhenIWork
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
Code42 Software

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
General Assembly

Let's Make Magic Happen

I'm available for freelance, contract, and full-time UX research and design.
I'm also happy to have a drink and get to know you.

Find me on LinkedIn, check out my resume, or shoot me a message:

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