I joined American City Business Journals in October 2015 as a senior UX and product designer. I am now Product Design Manager, leading product design for ACBJ and its 43 local business journals. Our tight-knit product design team emphasizes constructive critique and partners closely with product owners, engineers, and scrum masters.
Previously, as Director of Product Design and an art director for the global media design and strategy firm García Media, I collaborated with CEO and founder Mario R. García on a number of projects across multiple platforms, including the print and digital relaunch of McClatchy’s 29 American daily newspapers and the creation of a responsive website for Columbia Journalism Review. Mario and I taught a class at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism on multi-platform design and storytelling.
My particular passion is for developing typographic treatments that match an organization’s character, and I have developed type palettes for multiple U.S. and international publications.
I also write about typography and design history. I’ve reviewed Triade, Druk Text / Druk Text Wide, and Quire Sans for Typographica’s annual feature “Our Favorite Typefaces”. My research on Yale University’s architectural lettering was published in Codex: The Journal of Letterforms, no. 3, and my paper on the design of five historical editions of Hamlet received the A. Conger Goodyear Fine Arts Award for an outstanding senior essay on any topic in the History of Art at Yale University.