I create web experiences that are thoughtfully designed for everyone involved—from intuitive interfaces for users, easy-to-read code for teammates, and clear priorities for business managers.
My primary project is my app Imaginarie, but I’m also available for freelance work. In my previous career, I worked at Google solving user issues with empathy, communication, and gorgeous spreadsheets.
I’m based in beautiful Berkeley, CA where you can find me adding to my fun fact repertoire with a constant stream of podcasts and cooking over-complicated dinners.
That’s where I was in the Spring of 2018—newly-promoted with another department-wide project to manage, but also a whole new technical skillset and a big decision to make.
During my six and a half years at Google, I worked on products I love, helped millions of users, and had the best teammates. Reflecting on my career, I knew my past experiences gave me unique insights and skills that I would be able to take to my new career. For example:
In the end, it wasn’t really a hard decision. Programming lets me use my imagination, problem-solving obsession, and fascination with people in ways that I still find thrilling. Since taking the leap to work for myself, I’ve gotten to work on interesting freelance projects, build my own products, and travel to a few continents!