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Sierra Club: Resist

Website design, UX, content, and build. 2017. When Sierra Club needed to rapidly adjust to an unexpected political outcome, we developed a new narrative around resistance – helping them rethink…

Hillel: Naming and branding

We worked with Hillel International to develop the name, logo, and launch strategy for a new post-collegiate fellowship program – and on a tight timeline, in order to launch while…

Music of 2016

Living further from record stores with fewer on my daily commute, my new music purchasing plummeted. Also, a weird year, without much relevant in the rock-vein (again, at…

re:Work with Google

Site design and content development. 2015. re:Work is a project of Google’s People Operations team, to share tools and guides for implementing progressive people-first policies in the workplace. I helped…

Music of 2015

Of the records I bought, heard, and explored this year, here is my top 10. Ryley Walker – Primrose Green Nap Eyes – Whine of the Mystic Weather…

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Google Fiber: Community Building

Email and social media marketing. Site design and copywriting. 2013 – 2016. Across multiple city launches, we worked with the Google Fiber team to build communities of fans…

Transparency Report: Safer Email

Website design and build.  2013. Contextualizing data, in order to apply pressure to peers, who should be working hard to safeguard users. Google Outs The Encryption-Challenged “[Google] added some interesting new…

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Transparency Report: Government Surveillance

Social media communications. 2013. This project helped Google convey significant policy frustrations around government surveillance of internet users – by translating a wonky issue into consumer-ready social content…

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Great Art Matters

Fundraising and email communications. 2012. End-of-year fundraising campaign, showcasing stories of staff, interns, and volunteers who are closest to the artwork and its impact.   Produced by Blue State Digital for…

Music of 2014

Of the records I bought, heard, and explored, here is my top 10. I weighted towards what I played the most. Merchandise  – After the End Protomartyr –…

Inherent Glorification

The most interesting part of “Shut Up and Play the Hits” is when James Murphy talks about how Nick Cave never seemed like a normal guy. He was…

Music of 2013

Bed Wettin’ Bad Boys – Ready for Boredom Milk Music – Cruise Yr Illusion Violent Change – s/t The Mallard – Finding Meaning in Deference Connections – Body…

“Broken News” @ Ann Arbor Film Festival

I helped my friend Lori Felker, by doing the graphics and animations for her video series Broken News, which is screening at the Ann Arbor Film Festival. If…

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Venn Diagram of Project Satisfaction

Here’s one way I’ve come to understand my satisfaction with a given project or client. In a Venn diagram with circles labeled “No budget”, “No purpose”, and “No manners”,…

Music of 2012

New: 1. Royal Headache – s/t (I know came out in 2011, but I wasn’t aware of it till the reissue, and I listened to it more than…