UX . PRODUCT . DESIGN . STRATEGY

“Grasping, hugging, striking, playing … are the fabric of being conscious. The work of the world is done by handling it. We live by feel.”

– Adam Gopnik

“Don’t design for everyone. It’s impossible. All you end up doing is designing something that makes everyone unhappy.”

— Leisa Reichelt

“Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.”

– Rebecca Solnit

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Learning from My UX Interviews

Learning from My UX Interviews

Some of you expressed some interest in what I learned from my experience interviewing, so I’m going to take a...

Interaction ’10

Interaction ’10

It’s been almost two weeks now since I returned from Interaction ’10 in Savannah, which was a fantastic conference packed...

Apple iPad: an Antisocial Device

Apple iPad: an Antisocial Device

Unless you’ve been deep in a cave for all of last week, you probably heard that Apple announced their new...

Scratching an Alignment Itch

Scratching an Alignment Itch

This is the LCD info display in the dashboard of my mom’s 2002 Toyota Avalon. (Please excuse the blurry iPhone...

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About

I am a UX / Interaction / Product Designer and Manager currently living in Los Angeles. I have over 10 years of experience focusing on the place where people and products meet. I have a passion for usable and beautiful products, bringing people together around a common goal, and I love getting my hands dirty with unique and challenging design problems.

You can follow me on twitter (@sgmitch) or look me up on LinkedIn. If you would like to request access to my document samples, please contact me at sarah [at] sgmitch [dot] com.

“Sarah’s creativity, passion, dedication to excellence and ability to clearly and concisely communicate her ideas, means our users always get the best experience possible. ”

“Sarah is a powerhouse of knowledge and experience. I am constantly impressed with her professional insight, her ability to clearly define challenges and work with others to implement top notch solutions.”

“Sarah is one of those exceptional people you come to work with in your career that you hope will be there for the rest of it.”

@sgmitch

- September 23, 2016

I guess my question is - how important is it that I put artifacts of that stuff online to share? Not being snarky, actually curious.
h J R
@sgmitch

- September 23, 2016

I am proud of advancing my career while raising 2 curious and confident kids. I am proud of personal artwork. …
h J R
@sgmitch

- September 23, 2016

I am proud of progress made by designers I mentored. I am proud of battles I won inside complex orgs and products. …
h J R
@sgmitch

- September 23, 2016

The accomplishments I am most proud of are not online. Does this make me a poor speaker candidate? …
h J R
@sgmitch

- September 23, 2016

So a couple weeks back, I submitted a talk for IxD17. One part of the application asked me to link to something I’m proud of. …
h J R
@sgmitch

- September 23, 2016

RT @emilynussbaum: What if 2017 is perfect & amazing.
h J R