Here are school projects that I worked on at Michigan. Although they are several years old, I can share these design artifacts in the public domain. They exemplify the kind of work that I do in a business setting.
I was lucky to study under Peter Morville, one of the forefathers of information architecture. In a group of 5 students, I created a report (.pdf) of the Red Cross website that analyzes the information architecture for this enormous site (30,000+ pages). We looked at the following areas:
In a team of 5 students, I evaluated the usability of the Michigan Business School kiosks. The information kiosks are touch-screen devices that run Flash and HTML pages. We conducted a typical lifecycle of usability tasks:
In 2004 I was an information architect at CCH Wall Street, a financial software company in New York. I was involved in the redesign of a financial software suite. Work included:
I care about user experience. When it's the first thing dropped from a project schedule, then it's the last thing that users remember.
Feel free to contact me with work opportunities for information architecture, UI design and general user experience. I check my email pretty frequently.