Hello, I'm Tessa!
I like designing things
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Portfolio

I'm a product designer who's specializes in mobile apps, websites, and VR explorations. Check out some of my recent work.



Articles

Some recent things I've written.

Strategies for VR Prototyping

Discovering tools and workflows to better visualize ideas in 36o˙.

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How to Design VR Skyboxes

Making skyboxes in Unity3D from a variety of different materials.

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Making Sense of Skyboxes in VR Design

How the physics of our real world translate to VR design practices.

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The Things That No One Tells You About Learning to Design for VR

Working at the fringe of your skill set can be intimidating.

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Building a VR App in 14 Days

A Designer’s First Time Building with Unity3D.

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Why I Admire Full Stack People

Learning to be a better designer by studying Dave Grohl, Buster Posey, or even… that ‘Most Interesting Man in The World’ guy?

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About Me

About eight years ago, I left my life as a biologist to become a designer (and I haven't looked back!) I started off with a focus on graphic design, which evolved into a specialty of UX & UI design for mobile and web applications. These days, I'm also getting my feet wet with VR design. I love that I get to think about analytical questions and apply creative solutions while researching new technologies and learning new skills – blending my past life with my current life. When I'm not busy designing, I spend time watching sports and listening to music.