Thanks for checking out my work. I build products, stories, and music visualizations. I currently work on decentralized apps at ConsenSys, a blockchain venture studio.

Vice News

I was a design director at Vice News through the rebuilding of the organization, the launch of Vice News Tonight on HBO, and two years of daily graphic content.

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Verse Chorus Bridge

An ongoing series of interviews with musicians about their process of writing a song. I design and animate music visualizations, using patterns and tiles to illustrate the layers of sound.

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Rapmatics

A series of lyrical diagrams

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Pinterest Branding

Identity design for a promising startup! Designed with the incredible Juan Carlos Pagan.

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Splice

Splice started as a Github-like network for music, and has expanded into a suite of super-tools for music makers. I designed Splice Sounds, a Spotify-like platform for browsing and collecting millions of samples. It's paid out over $10 million in royalties so far to music sample producers.

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Obama's Legacy

This three-part series of animations discusses Obama's long-term impact in the categories of energy, military strategy, and criminal justice. It aired on HBO over three nights during his final week as POTUS.

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Slow Jams By Whales

Whales are magical mammals, and their calls can be transcribed into sheet music. The graphic system in this project charts the musical structure in humpback whale songs. It includes an album of some of the best whale song recordings ever made (sheet music included).

  • Made with David Rothenberg—author, musician, and animal call expert
  • Published in the The New York Times and The Wire magazine
  • Featured on German TV, UFA Show & Factual
  • Presented at Creative Tech Week and the Explorers Club
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    Pollen

    Design and illustration for a book of essays, poetry, and short fiction. All illustrations are collages cut from photos of the dioramas in the American Museum of Natural History.

    Featured in the Tate Modern bookstore, London.

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    Charting the Beatles

    An ongoing study using infographics to map musical patterns across the Beatles' history.

    • Published in National Geographic, Newsweek, Understanding the World (Taschen), Atlas of Knowledge (MIT Press), Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data-Driven Design, and others.
    • Featured on Gawker, Brain Pickings, The Guardian, Kottke, and others.
    • Posters available for purchase.
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    Umbro

    A visual language for soccer highlights. Umbro covered the World Cup with post-game recaps, pairing this graphic system with their commentary.

    • "The Best Visualization of the World Cup" ~Fast Company
    • Record-setter for Umbro's most trafficked blog post
    • Published in Data Visualization: Convey, Clarify, Construct, and Data Visualization: A Successful Design Process.
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    Billboard charts redesign

    An updated design system for the authoritative resource on the music business. Designed w/ Michael Bierut's team at Pentagram.

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    Statlas

    A baseball news app with graphical game recaps of every MLB game.

    • Built with Dan Chaparian, Chris Ring, and Geoff Beck.
    • Y-Combinator nominee, 2014
    • "The prettiest MLB box scores you can find." ~Deadspin
    • "Statlas reveals the statistical beauty that orchestrates every baseball game, all through the power of design." ~Fast Company
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    Google Creative Lab

    I spent a year at Google working on speculative products, and campaigns for projects like Loon—Alphabet's internet balloon moonshot.