I’m a designer-engineer-human.
Making tools for other humans to be friends with
Making people train bots
Designed tools for people to teach bots what it’s like to sound like a human (Google Duplex). Show more
Also: Partnered with Google Maps’ awesome folks to make reservations using Duplex.
(Can’t share much coz Google)
(P.S. sorry for the brand mark placement)
Making people move
Designed a successful core service revamp, enabling people to choose their carpool buddy. Show more
Including new design system unifying both driver and rider apps.
Also advocated some content strategy like moving to first-name basis, "request a ride" —> "Ask for a ride".
Prioritized + shipped post-launch iterations.
Making people drive a bit safer
Designed some mobile thingies, communications and tools. Show more
Including Waze + Spotify's partnership, getting tunes suggestions and controlling playback without switching apps.
Also created a design system for Waze and Carpool's transactional/marketing emails.
And designed ways for Map Editors to annotate tricky map features like high-occupancy and electric vehicle lanes, and nasty junctions.
Making people design faster
Designed and developed Sketch plugins. Show more
Mostly providing keyboard shortcuts to things like exporting slices to the same folder, swapping styles, aligning layers and a few more.
Making people experiment
Designed and developed (UI engineering) internal tools for A/B testing product. Show more
Introduced a more accessible way for PMs, QA and engineers to change product configurations, for testing the performance of new features + defining gradual rollout.
Shortened time-to-rollout new features from a few days to a few minutes (also unblocking Site Reliability engineers).
I'm a self-taught person, crafting products that are bluntly designed to put shitload of smiles on the faces of both consumers/professionals. I code some, especially if they help ship stuff faster