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hi, i'm schawn

UX researcher

I'm Seattle based, and passionate in mental health advocacy and education equity with a background in Visual Design, UXR and UXD.

I'm currently pursuing my Master's in UX Design at Maryland Institute College of Art. I like to get my boots dirty on diverse build projects with wood, electronics, and all things DIY.

Scroll down to see what I've been up to!


Research and Design work

Self-Perceived Failure
Understanding opportunities to support undergraduate students by unraveling individual definitions of failure

UXR (Research)

UXR, UI Prototyping
Browsing History Redesign

Exploring how two usability heuristics can improve the experience of rediscovery & online window shopping

UXR, UI prototyping

Glows Mobile App

Build coping strategies and community orientated around destigmatizing failure

UXR, Ux/UI Design


poster art 'n photos

100 Posters, 100 Days

Using Blender for 3D workflows and compositing in Adobe CC to create abstract visual art and designs for fun

3d art & Graphic design

Photography Samples

Taken with:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Nikon D3100

photoshop & lightroom