Hi, I’m Ben

I’m a product designer and photographer in Atlanta. I'm currently working full time for PadSplit, a mission-driven startup focused on solving the affordable housing shortage.

See my work
Bhuku UX project
Small Case study

PadSplit search labels

A scalable label system applied to each PadSplit listing on the search results page, to help users make more informed decisions about what listing they want to book and when to book it.

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Apple Music UX project
Student Project

Bhuku

An iOS app for book lovers that helps people track books they’ve read, books they want to read, and helps them discover new books they'll love.

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Pan Am UX project
Student Project

Apple Music

Learning about user pain points and problems and building a new feature to solve for them.

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Personal Project

Japanese resources website

A tiny website to help Japanese language learners on their journey. Built with love using Webflow.

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Bhuku UX project

About

I’ve been an Atlanta-based designer and photographer for the past several years. After developing visual design skills for five years as a graphic designer, I shifted my focus to UX design with a desire to work on products that benefit people’s lives. Currently I’m a product designer at PadSplit, working with a diverse and collaborative team of people dedicated to solving the affordable housing shortage.

Besides visual art, I also love traveling, music, and writing. Lately I’ve been most inspired by Scott Erickson, Rafael Conde, Sufjan Stevens, Jeff Sheldon, and Benjamin Hardman.

If I’m not out taking photos, in my spare time I like to work on small projects to push my creative boundaries or learn new skills.

Photo of Ben

Experience

Present
Feb 2020 – Now
Product designer
PadSplit
2016 – Now
Designer & photographer
Freelance
Past
2019
UX Academy
Designlab
2015 – 2020
Graphic designer
Gloria Creative, Inc.
Future
Oct – Nov 2021
Design System Bootcamp
Memorisely