User experience and interface designer. I make things: design, mobile, web, apps. UX Director at Bitovi. Author of Articulating Design Decisions. Find me on Twitter / LinkedIn.

Great Designers are Great Communicators

June 28, 2015

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  This is a post I wrote for UX Booth. It’s not easy to talk about design. Every designer has had to justify their decisions to a stakeholder, yet most lack the ability to convince people they’re right. The ability to effectively articulate design decisions is critical to the success of a project, because the […]

Making a business case for design decisions

May 11, 2015

Articulating Design Decisions

Key messages to help you communicate design decisions to stakeholders. This post originally appeared on O’Reilly Radar and is an excerpt from my book Articulating Design Decisions. You can purchase the eBook, currently in early release. While every project is different and every client has unique needs, I’ve found that there are some ways of […]

Articulating Design Decisions Book and Video Series

January 9, 2015

O'Reilly Media will publish my book Articulating Design Decisions

I’m super-duper excited to announce that Articulating Design Decisions is being developed into a book to be published by O’Reilly Media this summer (2015). Actually, you can already pre-order the book on Amazon (isn’t that crazy? It’s crazy to me because I’m still writing it!) I will also be creating a video series to accompany the book through O’Reilly’s […]

Today’s designers are solving business problems

November 21, 2014

This interview originally appeared on O’ It’s no secret that design is playing a more prominent role within many organizations. Designers are becoming fundamentally linked to the development and success of products and services versus their more historical role polishing the appearance of those products and services. I recently sat down with Tom Greever, UX Director […]

The On-Going Benefits of Having a UX Designer

November 20, 2014

This post originally appeared on This is a follow-up on my post from last week on the value of having a user experience designer on every project. So the app has been well-designed by a skilled UXer and released to the public. At this point, the designer’s job is mostly done but the benefits […]