GIVING IN is a short collection of poems accompanied by my drawings. It wanders through seasons of wanting, dreaming, resting, and knowing. It is a tender celebration of life’s contradictions. Laughter is placed next to grief, love next to doubt, growth next to a nap. I try to answer the question of what happens when we decide to finally give in to these mysteries, and what seems to give back in return.
APR 2023 - CURRENT
Step Up For Students provides personalized education scholarships for Florida Pre-K-12 students. I am currently designing their Education Market Assistant, a portal for families to receive & utilize scholarship funds, for schools to enroll students with funding, and for service providers to market their services.
NOV 2022, CURRENT
MuseFlow is a music education platform that makes the experience of practicing piano feel more like play and less like work. It aims to build musical fluency through sight-reading while also utilizing AI to adjust piano learning to skill level. I designed the MVP and website, and am now working on a self-directed rebrand project (stay tuned).
User Research & Synthesis
Data Analysis & Visualization
Storytelling & Content Strategy
Personas & Mindsets
Service Blueprints & User Journeys
Prototyping & Usability Testing
One-Week Custom Website Design
“Jessie is a brilliant designer. She is a great listener and appreciates the perspectives of others, and she takes it upon herself to bring creativity into all aspects of design... Jessie has always risen to the challenge and delivered high-quality design.”
“A very talented UX Designer who is extremely thoughtful about her research process and design decisions.”
“What she created is amazing. Given the context of what our competitors have, nobody can touch us from an interface standpoint.”
“The emotional immediacy mixed with playfulness, and the delightful word sounds and textures, makes her work a lasting read.”