Buzzfeed

 I designed  this self-authored post  for BuzzFeed to help girls determine whether their legs are clad in pants or stretchy things posing as pants. It was my first "Viral Hit" and bounced around the far reaches of the internet. It even inspired some spin-offs and Huffington Post was kind enough to repost it  here . 

I designed this self-authored post for BuzzFeed to help girls determine whether their legs are clad in pants or stretchy things posing as pants. It was my first "Viral Hit" and bounced around the far reaches of the internet. It even inspired some spin-offs and Huffington Post was kind enough to repost it here

As a member of the Editorial Team, I was responsible for brainstorming and producing posts intended to be shared virally, writing copy, hiring and art directing design staff and outside illustrators and photographers, and collaborating with editors and writers on their posts. I also fostered content partnerships with 20x200, Visual.ly, the Nyan Cat founder, Witness Human Rights Watch, Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop, Marvel Comics, and Animal Planet. It was a whole heck of a lot of fun! 


  The Bodega Cocktail Challenge  is a self-authored BuzzFeed event and post that invites participants to concoct a cocktail based on ingredients you can find at a bodega or convenience store. Community engagement and viral sharing was strong.

The Bodega Cocktail Challenge is a self-authored BuzzFeed event and post that invites participants to concoct a cocktail based on ingredients you can find at a bodega or convenience store. Community engagement and viral sharing was strong.


 Self-authored post for Thanksgiving.

Self-authored post for Thanksgiving.


 Collaboration with the Editorial team for Mother's Day. Text by editors, graphics by me.

Collaboration with the Editorial team for Mother's Day. Text by editors, graphics by me.


 My colleague Jamie and I worked with the architect of our new space to build out custom graphics.

My colleague Jamie and I worked with the architect of our new space to build out custom graphics.


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 Self-authored post published for April 20th with highly inspired recipes I gathered from friends. 

Self-authored post published for April 20th with highly inspired recipes I gathered from friends. 


 Gavon and I were invited to  MakerBot  so they could make a 3D model of his mug. I photographed the visit for a post.

Gavon and I were invited to MakerBot so they could make a 3D model of his mug. I photographed the visit for a post.

 This is a graphic I wrote while working at Random House and revisited for BuzzFeed. I'm still getting tagged for this one on Twitter.

This is a graphic I wrote while working at Random House and revisited for BuzzFeed. I'm still getting tagged for this one on Twitter.


 Sometimes I would design stuff like this to see how it did on various social channels. It did best on Tumblr.

Sometimes I would design stuff like this to see how it did on various social channels. It did best on Tumblr.


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 Jamie ordered us a unicorn for Valentine's Day one year.

Jamie ordered us a unicorn for Valentine's Day one year.


 Collaboration with Editors and myself.

Collaboration with Editors and myself.

 My colleague Jamie and I worked with the architect of our new space to build out custom graphics.

My colleague Jamie and I worked with the architect of our new space to build out custom graphics.


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 Swag Life: The BuzzFeed sweatshirts I designed with my colleague Jamie came in.

Swag Life: The BuzzFeed sweatshirts I designed with my colleague Jamie came in.


 Editorial graphic for Tech showing my hypothetical design for a privacy button on your phone.

Editorial graphic for Tech showing my hypothetical design for a privacy button on your phone.


 This is for a post I created with the creative genius  Kelly Sharp .  The Celebrity Mashup Photoshop Game  takes the first name of a celebrity and combines it with the last name of another. I Photoshopped the results of some of the winners; in the example above, we got Ronald McDonald Trump.

This is for a post I created with the creative genius Kelly Sharp. The Celebrity Mashup Photoshop Game takes the first name of a celebrity and combines it with the last name of another. I Photoshopped the results of some of the winners; in the example above, we got Ronald McDonald Trump.

 Zsa Zsa Gaboris Yeltsin

Zsa Zsa Gaboris Yeltsin

 Stevie Wonder Woman

Stevie Wonder Woman

 Lady Gagandhi

Lady Gagandhi


 Our friends at Animal Planet invited us to come meet a baby tiger. I photographed the meeting for a post.

Our friends at Animal Planet invited us to come meet a baby tiger. I photographed the meeting for a post.


  BuzzFeed Last Supper  was a self-authored post asking BuzzFeed staff the question, "The Rapture is a week away; what would your last meal be?"

BuzzFeed Last Supper was a self-authored post asking BuzzFeed staff the question, "The Rapture is a week away; what would your last meal be?"


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Poster design, photography, and titling graphics for the BuzzFeed Easter Peeps Showdown.


 Ben Smith joined BuzzFeed as Editor-in-Chief and worked hard to build the investigative reporting side of the site. He was sending reporters to Iowa and needed a press pass made that day. I photographed the writers and some of the editorial staff and made everyone press passes that were printed at the Office Depot on 6th Avenue. These passes got the writers special access to the event and were even tweeted about by New York Magazine, saying how legitimate BuzzFeed was becoming. LOL

Ben Smith joined BuzzFeed as Editor-in-Chief and worked hard to build the investigative reporting side of the site. He was sending reporters to Iowa and needed a press pass made that day. I photographed the writers and some of the editorial staff and made everyone press passes that were printed at the Office Depot on 6th Avenue. These passes got the writers special access to the event and were even tweeted about by New York Magazine, saying how legitimate BuzzFeed was becoming. LOL


 Editorial graphic for a Politics post about the tax code and how it applies to the 99%.

Editorial graphic for a Politics post about the tax code and how it applies to the 99%.


  Angie's Right Leg , meme generation collaboration with my boss,  Scott Lamb .

Angie's Right Leg, meme generation collaboration with my boss, Scott Lamb.


 Editorial graphic to accompany an article on the Politics vertical about Obama's campaign team.

Editorial graphic to accompany an article on the Politics vertical about Obama's campaign team.


 Sponsored content for Would U Rather? with Graham Norton. Post was a collaboration between  Jack Shepherd  and myself.

Sponsored content for Would U Rather? with Graham Norton. Post was a collaboration between Jack Shepherd and myself.


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Sometimes editorial graphic requests came in the form of Post-it® notes.

 And then I made stuff like this.

And then I made stuff like this.

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 Startup life means making startup swag.

Startup life means making startup swag.

 Collaboration with the Editorial team for Mother's Day. Text by editors, graphics by me.

Collaboration with the Editorial team for Mother's Day. Text by editors, graphics by me.


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Collaboration with BuzzFeed Editor, Jack Shepherd, text and concept by Jack, design by me. These are still pinging around on Pinterest.


 Graphic for the Sales Team.

Graphic for the Sales Team.


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 Out of Office graphic when I left BuzzFeed for a cross-country motorcycle trip.

Out of Office graphic when I left BuzzFeed for a cross-country motorcycle trip.