After talking with the writer about his idea, I went with him to Fenway (bringing along a videographer) to talk with the Sox hitting coach about the new approach, and I designed and implemented an interactive story that included video clips and a tool to show how launch angle and exit velocity combine to influence … Continue reading Launch angle revolution
I gathered city data from the preliminary election (delivered via PDF) and practiced cleaning it via a text editor and Excel. I joined the results to the precinct shapefile in qGIS and exported them in geoJSON, which I then used to power a series of Leaflet maps. The preparation paid off as we were able … Continue reading How Boston voted
I worked closely with Red Sox reporter Alex Speier to conceive, design and implement a data-driven piece that helped to illustrate how the unique delivery of pitcher Chris Sale makes him so difficult to face. Tonia Cowan created the motion graphic, while I managed the overall look and feel and created the “indicators” graphics for … Continue reading What it’s like to face Chris Sale
As the 2017 NBA Draft approached without a clear consensus on the No. 1 pick, it seemed like a perfect time to look back at previous drafts to see how they had turned out. I suggested that we present scouting reports for the players (without names), and invite readers to make a selection for each … Continue reading Bob Ryan judges your NBA draft decision
As the Globe began planning its Boston Marathon coverage, I suggested that we focus on the one piece of equipment that every runner, from elites to beginners, needs: shoes. We produced three pieces: one about the history of marathon shoes, another focusing on the relationship between runners and their shoes, and a third where we asked … Continue reading Could you run a marathon in these shoes?
As the elections approach, Massachusetts’ statewide ballot questions always spark great interest from BostonGlobe.com users. The questions can be lengthy and confusing, often making it difficult for a voter to decide which way to vote. As a designer, I wanted to give our readers an easy way to research the ballot questions, read our recommendations and make … Continue reading Ballot question explainer
After the shootings at an Orlando nightclub in June 2016, editors at The Boston Globe decided that the organization needed to make a powerful statement in favor of an assault weapons ban. We quickly decided on a four-page wrap of the newspaper, and we spent a lot of time thinking about how we could have the same impact online. … Continue reading “Make It Stop”
Boston sports fans are among the most passionate in the world. The Globe wanted to create a new mobile-focused sports experience on the web that would immerse fans in the action and give them deeper insights into what happens on the field. The new team pages for the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and Bruins launched in … Continue reading BostonGlobe.com sports
We set out to redesign the header of BostonGlobe.com with simplicity and ease of use in mind. We started with mobile, where we were able to drastically reduce the amount of space the header takes up, making the content much more visible on load. Continue reading BostonGlobe.com header redesign
Chasing Bayla is the story of one man’s quest to save the right whale from extinction.
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