Hello, I'm Sean — I’m a passionate, results-driven product designer who creates intuitive, user-centered experience solutions for complex problems.
As a UX, UI and product designer with 10 years of experience, I've developed a diverse background that spans across search, e-commerce, digital security, music/podcasting apps, and online media.
Search and shopping experience redesign for Microsoft.com store
Helping users find what they're looking for.Coming soon
Radio app redesign for NPR member station, KCRW
A music and podcast app for informed listeners.Read case study
Maintenance Tracker & Community Hub
A tool for reporting issues in a housing community.Read case study
Discover LA Tourism App
A mobile app for event, hospitality and restaurant discovery around the great city of Los Angeles.Read case study
Redesign of KCRW's top level pages
Redesigned KCRW.com top level pages to improve experience for users and increase engagement of content.Read case study
Navigation and Audio Player Redesign
Navigation and audio player revamp for KCRW.com desktop and mobile.Read case study
"I highly recommend Sean as a highly-skilled designer and an even better friend. It was my honor to work with Sean every day as a Lead/Designer partnership. Sean keeps the project running smoothly, with high attention to detail in his craft, open communication with the team, and quality ... He listens to feedback openly and quickly iterates on new ideas. He can handle ambiguity well and stays focused on the task to be done. Any team would be lucky to have Sean join them."
—Jeanette Raven, Lead and Sr. Experience Designer, T-Mobile
"Sean is a first-rate designer and was an absolute pleasure to have on our team. He brings deep expertise in UI/UX processes and execution — from wire-framing initial concepts to creating thoughtful, well-considered designs — using research and data to inform decision-making along the way."
—Brittany Tyson O'Keefe, Director of Digital Product Management, KCRW
"Whether it's building a solution from scratch or taking an existing product and upgrading it, Sean can own and deliver it all. He took the foundation of the existing KCRW site and its CMS and intelligently slotted content into appropriate buckets to deliver a modern, clean, and brand new KCRW.com experience for NPR and music lover across the world."
—Juan Bonigno, Director of Digital Operations, KCRW
"Sean is a great communicator, hardworking, and has a great eye for design. While working together, he implemented some groundbreaking design changes for the membership team at KCRW that led to an increase in revenue and a greater understanding of the value of membership both internally and externally."
—Kim Ishikawa, Head of Membership, KCRW
"Over the years, we’ve increased the quality and range of our digital offerings to Sponsors - due in no small part to Sean’s commitment to finding solutions and ability to get things done. In fact from day one, I’ve seen his managers throughout his tenure at KCRW rely on him for his expertise. He is calm and steady under pressure - no frills, just quiet confidence and brilliant executions."
—Mia Fernandez, Head of Sponsorship, KCRW
"Sean was integral to the success of numerous key KCRW projects, including the Webby Award winning KCRW.com redesign, and the relaunch of the KCRW Radio Application for iOS. As a highly skilled interface designer, Sean also excels at project management and brings an advanced understanding of user engagement in product meetings."
—Nathan Lubeck, Director of Digital and Product Development, KCRW
"Sean's views on design were insightful, and his ability to learn front-end development quickly was astounding. I would gladly want to work with Sean in the future, as his clean design aesthetic and his passion for where design interactions/trends are heading make him ideal in brainstorming new ideas and developing creative design solutions for future projects."
—William Khoo, Sr. Lead Designer, Centerfield Media
"I worked alongside Sean in the web department at KCRW. Sean is an excellent designer, and I would highly recommend him to any employer. He is multi-talented, with a modern eye for aesthetics, and a knack for front-end development. Truly a delight to work with!"
—Megan Gersch, Interactive Producer, KCRW