Tactile UX

Nest Protect 2nd Generation

Device UX Lead & Apps & architecture UX

2014-2015

Nest Protect's whole home notifications, App 5.0, & Alarm Card refresh's UX architecture .

Partner in crime: Chikezie Ejiasi (Nest Protect Apps UI/UX Lead).

Yale Lock

Device UX

2015

Quite a number of the team mates handled this product. It was passed on ~4 times between designers as folks became [un]available. I was 3rd baton.


Samsung Mobile TV

2014

A TV UX that shows contextual info or art when not in use and someone is home. The TV shows supporting info viz when conversing with its family. The TV also, of course, shows traditional media content.

While I delivered the concept assets, story flow, etc to our vendor, our vendor delivered this final motion study. Made by the same guys who did the UX for Iron Man!

Samsung Quick Connect

2013

Device to device UX that allows users to throw content across various types of devices.

Via mobile & smart watch.

Keynote animation and illustration assets by Nina. Watch UX by partner in crime, Dhana Dhanasarnsombat.

If I remember correctly, we made this presentation in 1 day!


Samsung Mobile

2011-2014

Various OS navigation & design explorations that trickled into the production units. During the early mobile OS battles in the early 2010s between Windows Phone, Android, Blackberry, and iOS.

Left, a simplified lock screen that got added to production build for accessibility mode.

Right, an OS structure that made it into Fairphone, phone developed by Kwame Corp (Now Impossible Labs).

Fairphone

2013

Our exploration at Samsung inspired the mobile OS structure of Fairphone, a phone designed with fair manufacturing practices made in mind.

Partner in crime, Kwame Corp (Now Impossible Labs).

Research predecessor to the Samsung Galaxy Edge

2014

A dual screen mobile phone with curved edge glass.

Left, my+Prashant's UI rendering to HQ.

Partner in crime, Prashant Desai.

Cardinal Blades mobile OS structure exploration

2013

One of my favorite OS structure that was developed at my time there.

A 3 mode mobile OS structure -- Apps, Media, Communications.

Depth of Field Mobile OS Structure Exploration

2013

A 2 mode mobile OS structure -- a notifications & apps layer.

Partner in crime, Joao Ferreira.

Earlier sketch of the progressive app reveal concept upon unlocking mobile device.

Currents, a Minimal Mobile OS

2012

00:32 shows the main OS concept for this one exploration.

2 main modes: Apps & a Communication center.

And a 3rd landscape signature clock/bedside experience.


GE Healthcare PACS System

Graduate project.

2007

Partners in crime: David Knight, Fahd Arshad, Jason Cornwell, Madhu Parabaker, Nina Shih, Shaelyn Clements.

Full report >


Side Projects

Terpsichore

2008

1 week hackathon project on the original Microsoft coffee table Surface.

Partners in crime: Brian Hargus, Chad Waldman, George Perantantos, Nelle Steele, Nina Shih.