Jan 2018 – Present
Design Director


Currently leading Artsy’s design team of product and brand designers. Building a marketplace that expands access to the opaque art market, to support more artists and art in the world (we’re hiring).
 

Zarouhie Abdalian, Buoy, 2014.

             






Apr 2015 – Oct 2017
Lead Product Designer

Developed creator resources and tools at Kickstarter, in pursuit of financial stability for independent creators. Coalesced cross-functional teams around design-systems, user research, and brand identity.





907 backers pledged $76,008 to help Court 13 Arts create a home for community-based art, filmmaking, and creativity in New Orleans.




246 backers pledged $102,594 to help create an 8,000-meter vertical university in Nepal.

             







July 2014 – Apr 2015
Product Designer


Hustled product and editorial design at The Line through content integrated e-commerce. Developed the brand around a considered life through storied objects, envisioned offline and online.





Apartment by The Line – Soho, New York City (closed Feb 2019).

 








July 2012 - July 2014
Visual Designer


Developed a command for holistic experience design (brand, product, service) at Method. Honed skills in  strategic narrative development, systems thinking, user research, and intentional design process.












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