The Washington Open Invitational is an annual golf tournament that has been held in Washington State, nearly every year since 1922. The evergreen and blue colors, as well as the complete aethetic, were chosen to reflect the mountains and bodies of water that make Washington so beautiful. The visual design was carried through from the logo to hole signs, banners and presentation check.
My Cambrian Aquarium is an educational website about the Cambrian period of Earth’s history. It is my master’s thesis project. The project includes an interactive timeline and virtual aquarium game. I designed the entire user experience, from conducting research to diagramming use case scenarios and information architecture, to user testing and analysis. Read more about my thesis project.
The annual is a full-color, hardbound book containing photos and results of all the Professional and major golf tournaments in the Northwest. I created the layout using Adobe InDesign and edited the photos with Photoshop. I am also responsible for overseeing the production of the book (it is printed by Sheridan Books). I created the 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions.
Date: February 2011 – present.
Experience Stars is an educational, interactive tool to teach about the magnitude and distance of stars. It dynamically displays data from an XML file in Flash. I designed the web app and created all code and graphics. Cygnus photo from web.
Link: Experience Stars (requires Flash player)