Hi! I'm Carl, a UX researcher living in Minneapolis, MN.

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Senior UX Researcher at UserZoom. PhD in Human Factors from NCSU

I'm an experienced industry UX researcher with an academic background in human factors psychology. My approach is multi-method: I'm as comfortable with in-depth interviews as linear mixed-effects models.

Unlike visual design or interaction design, it's hard to intuitively assess if UX research is good or bad. I have the experience to understand research for its strategic usefulness and methodological validity.

Here are a few things I'm particularly proud of:

UX Benchmarking

I conducted research to empirically validate my team's usability improvements to Red Hat OpenShift across versions.

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Videogame HUD Redesign

For a class project, I worked directly with Epic Games to assess and redesign the heads-up-display for Unreal Tournament.

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R Shiny Calculator

I coded a task completion calculator to speed up my process of analyzing completion data statistically and visualizing automatically.

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Journal Publication

I developed my master's thesis research about human-automation trust perceptions into a peer-reviewed journal article.

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