My Role: UX Designer| Duration: 3 Weeks

Team: Chris Aflague, Sebastian Villalta, Conor Wylock

The Challenge: How might we make self discovery and goal setting fun for young adults?

The Outcome: A website and accompanying mobile app that utilizes gamification to encourage users to complete introspective exercises

Little Black Buddha

Little Black Buddha is an e-learning organisation that helps those in the midst of transitional periods of their life. From career changes to life goals, LBB tackles intimidating life questions and decisions by utilizing creative, interactive experiences.

Pathways aims to be one of those interactive experiences. The audience for this product is 18–24…


My Role: UX Researcher, Designer| Duration: 2 Weeks | Project Status: Ongoing

Research / Design Team: Jaime Huang, Zevy Blokh

The dinner party — in 2020, it seems like a foreign concept. However, for many of us, preparing and sharing food with others are some of our most cherished memories. We don’t just use food to satisfy our own needs, but to maintain an emotional connection with others.

However, what do we do when we can no longer craft the food experiences that bring us together — whether due to long distance friends or social distancing? Is there an alternative…


My Role: UX Researcher, Designer| Duration: 2 Weeks | Project Status: Ongoing

Research / Design Team: Preston Tang, Kat Banas

Experiencing Music

Many would say that music is an essential part of the human experience. Music controls our emotions, makes memories, and gives us experiences with others that are irreplaceable.

But what happens if concerts become restricted and sharing earbuds becomes a thing of the past. How do we connect? This was the problem space our design team endeavoured to explore. …


My Role: UX Researcher, Designer| Duration: 2 Weeks | Project Status: Ongoing

Research Team: Brandon Bailey, Demi Pilatos


My Role: UX Researcher | Duration: 2 Weeks | Project Status: Ongoing

Research team: Nancy Che, Neil Jackson

Working from home in 2020

It’s hard to summarise this year so far, but the prevalence of the inability of being able to maintain focus has become commonplace in our remote office. In the case of the remote meeting, you now have to wrestle with connectivity issues, communication failures, your kids, cats, partner, who have now become integrated into your day at work. On top of all this, there’s just so much going on in the world. We all need some help focusing.

The Scope

Remote communication at this…

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