Hailing from Colorado, Natalie chose to venture to D.C. and explore the east coast. She attended American University and received a BS in Computer Science and BA in Graphic Design. When not designing or coding she can be found running around the Ultimate frisbee field.
Questions to ask when defining the UX of an internal tool
Asking specific questions when defining a new product can help you narrow down requirements and establish clear user flows.
Converting our support page to CSS Grid
How we used CSS Grid to implement a modular design on the support page.
Improving the UX of our advertising page
We took a step back from our advertising page and evaluated the UX based on the goals and desired messages.
Highlights from An Event Apart
Takeaways from the event on topics ranging from new CSS standards to defining metrics on site success.
Attending the Generate Conference
Our front-end designers traveled to NYC to attend the Generate Conference. Three concepts stood out to them and provided insight into our team's operations.
Retemplating our newsletters
We converted our newsletters to a fluid-hybrid template so as to decrease file size and support all email clients.
Auditing our CMS and creating user flow diagrams
The second step in gathering CMS UX data. We created detailed user flow diagrams and audited our entire system.
Starting a redesign, how we analyzed our UX interviews
How we aggregated and analyzed the data from our content management system redesign interviews.
Approaching Page Performance
An introduction to how I assessed our publication site render time and approached improving it.
Improving UI/UX and accessibility on Data Dive
How I went about designing our data aggregation tool to optimize the internal user's experience.
Redesigning our Email Blasts
Systematically approaching the redesign of our email blasts from concept to execution.