A little bit about me

 Me and Dad by Connor Sicat (age 5)

Me and Dad by Connor Sicat (age 5)

Before transitioning to Design, I worked as a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for over four years.  I am thankful for the experience and lessons learned while overseeing a 64-bed facility and managing over 75 employees.  As an Administrator, you have two equally important tasks:  1) Managing the overall business operation and 2) Providing the best care possible to your patients. As a designer you also balance the needs of those utilizing your products as well as the companies business objectives. Though seemingly two different worlds empathy and communication remain paramount and that is what I take with me.

In 2010, I was growing frustrated with the software available for healthcare professionals and families.  I stumbled upon Don Norman's seminal book "The Design of Everyday Things", and knew that design was my calling.  The rest is recent history and for the past 4 years I've helped startups and large companies bring their ideas to life doing everything from research, strategy and design sprints, to prototyping, mockups and QA.

When I'm not designing, I'm with my wife and two kids – dreaming, laughing, and building.