- Featured in 4 podcasts
- Wrote 15 articles/blog posts
- Gave 16 talks at conferences and meet ups
- Hosted 8 external meet ups at Salesforce
- Hosted 3 meet ups for The Mixin
Doing My Best Work
- We launched my dream project, the Lightning Design System and I am ecstatic at how well it was received.
- I took lead on our UX Evangelism efforts, including maintaining our blog, Twitter account, Dribbble, event sponsorships, speaking and encouraging others in my organization to speak, among other team brand initiatives.
- Some teammates and I were filmed in the documentary, Design Disruptors — we weren’t in the trailer, but we should end up in the final cut.
Other Personal Details
- Sushi & Robots is now an LLC. and I filed a trademark for it. This is the entity I will use to organize meet ups and conferences.
- I worked on Clarity which will happen in 2016.
- Moved to Little Hollywood.
- Dated a nice guy but we broke up.
Following, you can see my year in pictures.
Dallas/Grapevine, TX with coworkers for Squares
Detroit, Michigan with friends for DEMF
Berlin, Germany and seeing Andy Warhol Exhibit
Then to Hamburg, Germany for So Coded
Ace Hotel in Palm Springs with Beth & Stacy
Barcelona for Smashing Conference
Long Beach, California for CSS Dev Conf and staying on the Queen Mary
Big Canoe, Georgia for Web Whisky Weekend
New York, New York for with teammates for UX Awards & Salesforce World Tour NYC, and staying in this gorgeous Airbnb
Atlanta, Georgia for Salesforce World Tour ATL
New Years Celebration with Beats Antique
The Edwardian Ball
The Book of Mormon
Free Metallica Show for Salesforce Employees
Hall & Oates
Opera Opening Gala with Beth & Stacy
Empire of the Sun
Meeting Garbage in VIP for their 20 Years Queer Tour
Seeing Danny Elfman & the SF Symphony Play to The Nightmare Before Christmas
Soundbox with Beth
Learning to sear Foie Gras
Sailing with My Team
Moving to Little Hollywood
James Bond Party at Wingtip with Caviar Straight From the Sturgeon
Getting Invited to Anchor Steam’s Brewery Party
Bastille Day Dinner at Wingtip
Dying my hair blue, green, and purple
Speakeasy Charity Benefit Gala with Beth & Stacy
Speaking at Future of Web Design in my Wednesday Addams Halloween Costume
Buying these awesome headphones
Thanksgiving at Wingtip
The Sinatra Holiday Party at Wingtip
- I got the news that starting January 1st, I am promoted to Lead Designer, Design Systems.
- My colleague, Ian, will take lead on the blog so I can focus more on our events and social efforts.
- Check out my final article at The Pastry Box for other 2016 goals.
Happy New Year!