Applying the understanding of human behavior, abilities, and limitations to design and evaluation of products and systems.
Baxalta/Shire/Takeda, Human Factors Engineer
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Assistant Researcher
Uncovering underlying user needs and developing creative solutions for how the design can meet them.
Acquiring new kitchen gadgets and using said gadgets to make tasty food for family and friends.
First memory of design thinking
My grandma taught me to sew, starting with making the pattern. Figuring out how all the pieces needed to fit together to create the final product required extensive use of a seam ripper, but I loved wearing something I made.