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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Connected Hardware Eats Unicorns for Breakfast

The world of software-empowered, connected hardware is beckoning. It’s the unsolved future — a vast frontier of possibility: rich and meaty problems waiting for awesome design solutions. And you unicorns are ready gallop to the rescue, right?

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...

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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.”

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- April 6, 2017

RT @bigmediumjosh: I love this so much. I often think fears, when flipped, become design principles. Positive actions to make sure fears d…
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- March 17, 2017

There is SO MUCH good advice in this interview. https://t.co/lPoDh8DCix Prototyping lessons from a kick-ass engineering lead.
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- March 11, 2017

Can’t shake this heavy sadness today. I just can’t believe someone so full of life and future is gone. Senselessly, horribly gone.
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- March 10, 2017

RT @Mikel_Jollett: The head of the EPA not believing in climate change is like the president of the United States not believing in democrac…
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- March 10, 2017

I love this. Pi in the Sky with NASA. Charming space animations + math education FTW. https://t.co/f0B1pYWx1W
h J R
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- March 10, 2017

I am heartbroken, even after knowing her only so briefly. My thoughts, prayers, and love go to her friends and family.
h J R
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- March 10, 2017

.@whfrench was beautiful in all senses, beautiful and inspiring. I distinctly remember thinking what a great future she would have.
h J R