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Featured Work

The Gatesman Site

The Ask In the spring of 2017 the Gatesman site was due for an update. Our team had been seeing some cool trends and technologies that we were excited to try out. The main goals of the new site were: Easy Navigation Modern look and feel Tell the...

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The White House Frontiers Conference 2016

Executive Approval When your work is being directly approved by The White House, it's pretty exciting, but challenging. In the late summer of 2016, Gatesman was charged with the task of creating a site for The White House, hosted by Carnegie...

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CMU Strategic Plan 2025 Website

I was responsible for the research and user experience for the Carnegie Mellon University 2025 Strategic Plan website at Gateman. With lots of inter-connecting content, the greatest challenge was making sure that the user could flow...

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StarKist® Website

Landing The Job StarKist® came to Gatesman realizing the importance of responsive design asking if we could retrofit their current website. From experience, I know that this process can take just as much time as rebuilding the site from scratch...

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University Website User Personas

The Challenge Older University websites are known to become large and bloated over the years. In this project example, the site I was working on was up to 7,800 pages and counting. Lots of duplicate content had been created between departments...

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Information Architecture Guidelines

A Quick Cheat Sheet Over the past few months I have been working on an quick cheat sheet to give clients when we first start looking at their sitemap. The goal is to set some rules up front about naming and structure. Here are my four fast rules for...

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More Design Work

More design work can be found at www.Dribbble.com/EricaMHayes

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