Senior UX Designer

Systems thinker who crafts holistic user experiences through customer empathy and experimentation.

Universal Web Navigation
Microsoft • 2023

Universal Web Navigation

I drove mobile and responsive design for a revision of the universal navigation that scales across the entire Microsoft Web ecosystem—designed search interaction for Microsoft’s 2024 universal Web header.

Web Mobile
Google Ads for small to medium businesses
Google • 2022

Google Ads for SMBs

I used business data and AI to simplify and personalize ad creation and audience targeting for small business owners using Google Ads.

Web app Desktop Mobile
Microsoft Bing for Commerce Welcome screen with illustration of a man using a computer with product search listings magnified above him
Microsoft • 2021

Bing for Commerce

I drove the design process for Microsoft Bing for Commerce, a complex data-rich platform that provides intelligent search and personalization capabilities for top global retailers.

Web app Desktop

Hi, I'm Branden —

I'm an insightful and resourceful Senior UX Designer with proven track record at Google, Microsoft, and Intuit, and a Master's in Human-Computer Interaction from UW.

I define UX strategy, map system architectures, and craft elegant, intuitive solutions to address complex business problems.

My goal is to create useful product experiences that enliven and empower customers.

My passion is driving digital transformation through the creation of net-new product concepts and optimizing UX through applied AI, efficient Search and navigation patterns, and scalable design systems.

Products I've worked on include, Google Ads, TurboTax, Bing for Commerce, Bing APIs, & Visual Studio.