About

 

I’m a hands-on, director-level creative technologist. I love designing and building prototype-driven creative experiences and innovations, working with new technologies.


I’m particularly proud of working on projects such as Netflix Seoul DOOH Takeover (oF, OpenCV, YOLO), Shiseido Beyond Time (oF, Arduino, light & glass animation), Nike+ Apple Watch app (iOS WatchKit), Fossil Q Smartwatch (iOS, BLE), Nike Trial Zone Connected Games (Processing, BLE), Nike Fuelband v1.0 (iOS, prototype), and various prototypes to validate user experience (Couple’s task sharing app on Google Home for WomenWill, Nike+ Running on Google Glass, etc.)


I’m also a big believer in mentoring women in technology and engineering roles, and a vocal champion for the importance of STEM subjects amongst young women.

 
Experience

 

October 2020 - Present | Meta
Head of Japan, Creative Shop

DEI Council Lead, Japan

2017 - October 2020 | R/GA, Tokyo

Creative Technology Director
 

2004 - 2017 | R/GA, NYC
Creative Technology / Engineer / Prototype Studio

 

2000 - 2004 | J. Walter Thompson, NYC

Senior Developer


1998 - 2000 | CNN, NYC

Graphic Designer

 
Education


Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC

BFA, Fashion Illustration

 
Awards


2020 | Interaction Awards
Shiseido Beyond Time

 

2018 | Spikes Asia

MUJI: TOKYO PEN PIXEL 

2017 | Clio Awards
Nike: Apple Watch Nike+

 

2017 | The One Show
Nike: Apple Watch Nike+

 

2014 | R/GA Cube Awards

Innovation

2012 | Cannes Cyber Lions
Nike+ FuelBand

 

2006 | The One Show
Nike Women

 

2005 | Cannes Cyber Lions
NikeLab Holiday ‘04

 
Work Links


2018 | Shiseido Beyond Time 

2016 | Nike Apple Watch Nike+ Run Club 
2016 | Fossil Q Smart Wearable 
2014 | Google Glass Nike+ Running Prototype 
2014 | Converse Chuck Hack 
2012 | Nike+ Connected Games 
2011 | Nike+ FuelBand 
2008 | Club Nokia, LA 
2005 | NikeLab 
Fashion Institute of Technology 
 
Skills


Technology-driven creative strategy / Prototyping from lo-fi to hi-fi / mobile app development / DOOH / experiential installations / UX engineering / IoT / AR mobile experiences / wearables / smart speaker voice apps


Software: Swift / C++ for oF / Java for Processing / Kotlin / Python on Colab / Javascript


Hardware: Arduino / prototyping / soldering / 3d printing / NFC / BLE / glass and lights animation
 

UX: Figma / ProtoPie / Adobe XD / Sketch
 

Other: Dialogflow / Firebase / Google Home / Google Colab / Xcode / Visual Studio / OpenCV / openFrameworks / Spark AR / Processing / Amazon Alexa / AWS / Android Studio / Contentful / GitLab / BitBucket / Terminal

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