Lead Voice UX Designer, Alexa Shopping
Aug 2016 - Present (4 years 10 months)
Josh is leading design for voice interactions on the Alexa Shopping team, focused on building core shopping experiences for millions of Amazon customers. He is iterating, improving, and developing new experiences for voice interaction.
UX Designer, Fresh
Nov 2015 - Aug 2016 (9 months)
Josh was responsible for the UX design of Fresh's Search, Browse, and Discovery work flows. He worked closely with researchers, product managers, and developers to continue to grow the amazing Fresh grocery offering, across the United States.
Senior Designer, Silk
Sep 2013 - Nov 2015 (2 years 2 months)
Josh spent 2 years designing experiences for the Silk Browser, currently featured on Amazon's Fire tablets. He worked closely with researchers, product managers, and developers to design and build better experiences for millions of Kindle users. During his tenure with Silk, he designed the UX for Private Browsing (Fire Phone and Fire Tablet), 2 versions of Trending News, the FreeTime Web Browser, various blue sky initiatives, and was the lead designer for the 2014 FireOS update, for Silk.
Freelance Product & UI Designer
Oct 1999 - Sep 2013 (13 years 11 months)
Josh designs 2D and 3D products for retail, educational clients, start-ups, and inventors. Josh is engaged with art direction, product design & development, user interface design, design engineering, front-end web design & development, and much more. Past and present clients include: Fujitsu-Ten, Loreal, Pearson Longman, Mattel, Hasbro, Washington Redskins, BMW, Chase Bank, T Rowe Price, T-Mobile, BP, Hewitt Worldwide, George Washington University, The World Bank, The Beanstalk Group, Watson Wyatt, and many more.
Senior Product Designer
New York, NY
2010 - 2011 (1 year)
Designed products for the Aquatopia and MicroDry product lines and was engaged in design direction, concept generation, surface design, project management, recruitment, presentations, strategy, and research. Retail outlets included Bed Bath & Beyond, Toys R' Us, Babies R' Us, Buy Buy Baby, and more.
Eden Prairie, MN
2008 - 2010 (2 years)
Josh designed products for diverse segments including: medical products, sports equipment, power sports vehicles, and user interfaces for home control devices. He was actively involved with concept generation, surface design, interface design, project management, usability testing, and research. Clients Included: Honeywell, Activision, Nonin, Arctic Cat, Smead, and J&J Ethicon
New York, NY
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Worked with the Hixon team while still a student at Pratt Institute. He was involved with spacial design, way-finding graphics, and interactive design and development.
Owings Mills, MD
2003 - 2005 (2 years)
As a long term freelance designer for this financial services leader, Josh designed material that improved the clients' employees knowledge about all of the financial services available to them through T Row Price's managed services. The designs varied in range from 40+ page retirement guides to periodicals to tri-folds and buck-slips. Clients included T-Mobile, Harris Teeter, Constellation Energy, Clorox, and many more.
Designer & Developer
Supon Design Group
2001 - 2003 (2 years)
As a long term freelance designer & developer for the award winning agency in DC, Josh helped design and build web-sites and interactive applications for The International Finance Corporation, Beanstalk, Watson Wyatt, The George Washington University, and many more.
1999 - 2001 (2 years)
Developed and designed major elements of numerous industry leading websites including Roland, Panasonic, Crystal Cruises, and Western Dental.