design so others can blossom 🌸


@Design Lab Scaled up the "Hidden Currciulum" of design to undergraduates / Advised by Professor Philip Guo

@ProtoLab Researched design process decomposition and adaptive scaffolding through digital whiteboards / Advised by Professor Stephen MacNeil and Professor Steven Dow

@Microsoft Designed and developed a front-end insights dossier and full-stack permissions audit tool for 20,000+

@ACM UCSD Founded UCSD's largest computing community, designed an an in-house membership portal for 1000

@Boeing Created payload and bus system designs for a theoretical satellite mission to Europa to determine if life was viable

@iD Tech Camps Taught 20 students how to code through in Java through GUI game development

@UC San Diego Mentored 50 student designers through the UX/UI app design process as a TA for a design class

@Chick-Fil-A Served 500+ guests per day, delivering infinite smiles through frosted lemonade Reflection

@Tennis Anyone Coached recreation tennis classes

@Girl Scouts Earned my Girl Scout Gold Award through making a series of videos that brought a community together


Hi there, I'm Kendall 🌸

I'm interested in Design and Human-Computer Interaction research, I watch the sunset everyday, and am always searching for the perfect cup of boba milk tea.

Last updated: June 2022

It's been a good year so far. I've had some amazing experiences that I'm truly grateful for.

🏃 In Winter, I tried out new sports including archery, aerial silks, boxing, karate, tennis, swimming, and surfing.

🎒 In Spring, I graduated early and solo-backpacked Europe through 18 countries. I learned to let go of any expectations I had of people and to meet them where they are.

🌆 In Summer, I presented a short paper at my first conference in New York City then moved to Seattle, Washington to start work as a Software Engineer.

📸 I've made One Second a Day recap videos for 6 years!2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016

🧋 You’ll often find me in my crocs drinking boba

🐦 My spirit animal is a hummingbird because I'm energetic and need to eat every 20 minutes to survive

🌊 I'm a SoCal native which means I grew up at the beach

🌎 Improving everyday life through design

❤️ Fostering welcomeness through inclusivity

⭐ Being there for people's important moments

🔎 Looking around for cool examples of civic design


Let's chat over virtual bubble milk tea!











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