{ Hello }

When I grow up, I want to...

When I grow up, I want to tell stories that challenge, engage and inform. I want to tell stories related to science and policy issues that preserve context, nuance and ambiguity, while keeping details accessible without overwhelming the audience.

I am actively seeking freelance opportunities in web(browser)-based Data Visualization, Data Journalism and Interactive storytelling.

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Work & Experiments

An Interactive Data Journalism Project on Jobs and Wages

Built with d3.js and mapbox.js, this feature combines data from BLS and MIT to create an intreactive feature looking into the types of jobs available in the Bay Area.

Funding Visualization for Votetocracy.com (Live version is behind a paywall, this is the fully functioning development version.)

This is a fully responsive visualization built with d3.js. It is a custom visualization that cycles through multiple different views.

Chamber Visualization for Votetocracy.com (Live version is behind a paywall, this is the fully functioning development version.)

A custom visualization to display voting data for Senators and Representatives, to be displayed as a chamber. Built with d3.js and is fully responsive.

Inequality Visualization

Attempt at a visual metaphor. I tried to create a dynamic visual metaphor to explain the concepts concerning the origins of inequality, as explained in the book "Why Nations Fail." Built with d3.js and box2D.js

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Skills

  1. jQuery
  2. D3.js
  3. Responsive Design
  4. Twitter Bootstrap
  5. Wordpress Theme Customization
  6. Node.js
  7. Mapbox.js
  8. Leaflet.js

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Degree and Courses

  • University of Oregon - B.S in Journalism 2001
  • City College of San Francisco - Web Design/Web Development Courses 2009
  • Stanford University (Continuing Studies) - Science Writing Course 2010 with Jim Gorman (New York Times - Science Reporter/Science Times Editor)

{ Contact }

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