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How the first version of Mailchimp was designed

During my time on the product design team at Mailchimp in 2018, one of my most memorable conversations was with CEO & Co-founder Ben Chestnut.

Building better leaderboards

One of the first full features of SimCity BuildIt that I had a chance to work on my own as a game designer is the Contest of Mayors.

Establishing a Design System at ReviewTrackers

A design system’s purpose is to cross-functionally unify design language, thought, and application within the product.

Case study: When democracy decides your business model

A retrospective on designing for the business-critical cases at Instacart around California’s Prop 22.

The Story of Playdate

Here’s how an offhand idea launched a decade-long saga of twists, turns, and mini-boss battles.

Adobe: The Psychology of User Offboarding

Discover the user offboarding tactics used by Adobe, and how to design a subscription cancellation flow without relying on unethical dark patterns.

Case Study: Redesigning the website for ‘The Intersectional Feminist'

The Intersectional Feminist is a pioneer online magazine dedicated to creating content related to promoting social and political equality.

An Inside Look at How We Refreshed Yelp’s Logo & App Icons

Today, we’re introducing Yelp’s refreshed logo and our reimagined suite of app icons.

Figma for icon design

The Font Awesome design team recently started using Figma for icon design for its ease of use and collaborative features.

Illustrations For Website Of Digital Security: Case Study

Have you ever thought about why so many online businesses use illustrations on their websites?

Emotionality at work

Why we refreshed our 1800+ emoji to support the new landscape of work.

Pawfect - Pet Adoption App

This is the case study I submitted as part of a design hiring assignment.Q

Windows 11: Designing the Next Generation of Windows

Windows has been with many of us as far back as we can remember.

Case study: Enabling meal plan subscribers to buy and manage their meal plans

This project seeks to enable meal plan subscribers to manage their meals plans easily.

Case Study: Introducing Adopteroo, An app to connect pets and adopters

This project seeks to create a platform for pet adopters & current pet parents to interact with one another. This was a 4 day design challenge.

Case study: How Duolingo Utilises Gamification to Increase User Interest

One strategy that does keep Duolingo users coming back for more is their implementation of gamification.

UX Case study: Masterclass to learn ‘Podcasting’.

I am going to walk you through a handout of my thoughts on this case study.

YouTube Shorts vs TikTok

A user experience (UX) case study, showing what they’ve done right, and what they could improve on.

Universal Pictures Brand Identity Refinement

Universal Pictures required an overall assessment and simplification of its brand identity.

Designing a tipping experience for Swiggy delivery

Tipping is one way for Swiggy consumers to thank their delivery partners, especially in these tough times.