“Sweat the details. Everything matters.”
Creative outlet: Instant photography and reading comics.
Graphic Designer & Interaction Designer,
Windows Phone & Windows
Creative outlet: The great outdoors, running, sailing, woodworking projects, making.
Apps & Products
Industrial & Visual Designer,
Devices & Windows 10
Creative outlet: Black-and-white photography, especially cityscapes.
Design superpower: Distilling complex problems into design processes and approaches.
Design Program Manager,
Be your best by building up those around you.
Outlook & Office 365
Form follows Function inspired by Delight.
Creative outlet: Building quad copters. Playing drums.
Design Integrator & Design Developer,
“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” — Albert Einstein
"Simplicity is the final achievement." — Frédéric Chopin
Creative outlet: Photography. I carry my camera with me whenever I get a chance.
Be honest to who you are and what you do.
Creative outlet: Music! I sing, produce, and perform a lot out of work.
Design superpower: Design for the user, work collaboratively.
Design superpower: You can call me the After Effects whisperer.
"Less, but better." — Dieter Rams
Visual & Interaction Designer,
Outlook & Office 365
Good ideas evolve to great ideas with collaboration.
The Voice of Cortana & Audio within Bing
Creative outlet: Science, travel, mountaineering, rock climbing, trampoline, dance, foraging, running, biking, boarding. An incognito blog. Art.
Cloud & Enterprise, Azure Portal Preview
"Design should not dominate things, should not dominate people. It should help people." — Dieter Rams
Creative outlet: Travel. Nothing gets me more excited than a good adventure or learning something new.
Creative outlet: Exercise! Running, spinning, and anything I can do while being outdoors.
“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” — Joseph Chilton Pearce
Creative outlet: I keep close to the Xbox Live community. Gamertag is “ChuckKnuck1e”
"Look for the question, not the solution." — Red Burns
Creative outlet: I teach creative coding and arduino for beginners in local maker spaces; I like to (try to) draw.
Internet of Things
Creative outlet: Playing ice hockey.
Design superpower: Keeping simple things simple and making complex things possible.
Cortana & Windows
Creative outlet: I have a secret obsession with redoing things, be it furniture or even remodeling a house.
Design superpower: Experiential empathy for those around me.
Senior Visual Designer,
Xbox Apps & Developer Experience
Creative outlet: Costume making, stilting, archery, acroyoga, dance, parades, Burning Man.
Design superpower: Being a people person.
Senior UX Designer,
Cloud & Enterprise
Outlook & Office Communication Apps
“We approach sound as an integrated element that helps orchestrate a multisensory product experience. It’s less about sound and hearing, more about sound and feeling.”
Creative outlet: Composer, pianist, improviser.
Sound & Sensory Designer,
Windows & Xbox
"How can we make this better?"
System Design & Integration Design,
"The details are not the details. They make the design." — Charles Eames
“It’s weird not to be weird” — John Lennon
Creative outlet: Taking photos of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and fingerpicking my nylon string guitar while my kids sing along.
Mobile Apps, OfficeLive & Office365 Design
Creative outlet: Music. I’ve spent the past 5 years playing in a 3-piece called Posse, which I formed with a complete stranger that has now grown to be my best friend.
Microsoft Store for web