Our Projects

Take a look at a few of our ongoing projects:

San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo

Web Tools Redesign

Create a unified design for web tools used by the California Plant Rescue to secure all the rare plant species in California from extinction.

Scope: Full stack redesign for a suite of web tools including a plant database, web map, and web application.

Impact: These tools help CPC prioritize their efforts so that they can prevent any plant species that are a part of California’s unique botanical heritage from going extinct.

AARP

AARP

Personalized Nutrition App

Design an interactive prototype of a personalized nutrition app geared to the elderly aged 50+ who have a chronic illness and live in a food desert.

Scope: Mobile application prototype

Impact: Design an interactive prototype of a personalized nutrition app geared to the elderly aged 50+ who have a chronic illness and live in a food desert.

1Day Sooner

1Day Sooner

Data Visualizations & Web Design

Revamp their website and create interactive data visualizations to reflect 1Day Sooner’s activities and positions on the latest vaccine developments.

Scope: Website redesign and data visualizations

Impact: ​Advocates on behalf of 32,000+ potential COVID-19 challenge trial volunteers.
Open roles: UI/UX/Product Designers, Data visualization designers

Tax-Aid

Tax-Aid

Data Management & Visualizations

Automate data collection and aggregation processes. Additionally, create a dashboard of automated data visualizations of tax season data.

Scope: Improve data management process and create data visualizations

Impact: Currently, data processing is mostly manual and inefficient, so an automated method is highly desired. Visualizations are needed to show sponsors impact of efforts.

CARE Crowdfunding for Ecosystem Services

CARE Crowdfunding for Ecosystem Services

Web Design Prototype

Web prototype helps to foster an understanding of how critical, shared environmental resources connect the global North and South.

CARE Water+ Dashboard

CARE Water+ Dashboard

Data Visualization Project

A dashboard to easily understand and explore CARE’s broad water portfolio.

Do For Children

Do For Children

Website Design

A website to enable youth empowerment in Malawi, especially for adolescent girls.

Amelior8

Amelior8

Full Stack Web App

A platform that enables foundations to issue funds to Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and receive real-time updates about their progress and impact.

UNICEF

UNICEF

Internet of Good Things

Provide resources & opportunities for a wide range of topics, including COVID-19, gender equality, education, and parenting.

Scope: Develop a Progressive Web Application

Impact: Over a million users across 63 countries

UNICEF

UNICEF

U-Report

Connect data from conversations with U-Reporters to global policymakers on emergency relief and health policy.

Scope: Improve the interface & performance of Android app

Impact: Over 8 million users across 60 countries

Cedars-Sinai Hospital

Cedars-Sinai Hospital

Operating Room Staff Education Website

Operating Room staff education website design for a surgical team of almost 300

Scope: Creating a website to help provide education materials to Operating Room staff, and allow staff to quickly access materials while in the operating room suite.

Impact: Currently there is no central location for perioperative educational materials. PowerPoints, Job-aids, and training videos are usually emailed out to staff, but these materials are difficult to find later on.

Sambhali U.S.

Sambhali U.S.

Graphic and Web Design

The work will involve improving the design features of the existing website (sambhalius.org) in terms of graphic design, user flow, and site layout.

Scope: Redesign existing website in more intuitive manner; create graphic design materials

Impact: Improve the user experience for organization members, as well as donors.

World Health Organization

World Health Organization

Water and Sanitation for Health Facility Improvement Tool (WASH FIT)

Improve/re-create the water and sanitation for health facility improvement tool, in terms of data visualization, process evaluation, and costing.

Scope: Full stack mobile application.

Impact: Users in 36 countries who rely on WASH FIT sanitation indicators and targets for achieving the minimum standards needed for maintaining a safe and clean environment.

Save the Children

Save the Children

Educational Mobile Application

Provide disadvantaged youth in urban areas with access to continued learning opportunities and resources for economic opportunity.

Scope: Mobile application to share learning content, connect youth with critical employment opportunities and promote support services (counseling, mentoring, and entrepreneurship coaching).

Impact: First phase of implementation: LAC markets (Lima and Bogota). Second phase: Cairo, Istanbul, and Dhaka.

Smithsonian Instution

Smithsonian Instution

Data Management System

Currently, data processing and uploading are manual; need an automated process to increase efficiency.

Scope: Simplify linking two relational databases for processing and uploading species data in the entomology department.

Impact: Improve the efficency of data uploading process for ithe Smithonian Institute entymology department.

World Bank Group

World Bank Group

Geospatial Data Visualizations

Produce accessibility maps (shapefiles) and quantitative indicators for multiple cities (isochrone maps with travel times to nearest school, health clinic, etc.)

Scope: Data analytics & visualization

Impact: Assess the extent to which existing public transport systems in African cities serve the needs of accessibility to health and education opportunities.

Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Defense Fund

Youth Activism App

Provide youth with resources including podcasts, guides for action, Climate Corps activist training, conference events, alumni network, and more.

Scope: Develop a landing page/mobile or web app

Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Hazard Reporting App

Provide community groups and officials with a simple way to view citizen complaints and other relevant data for advocacy efforts and legal action.

Scope: Develop a Progressive Web Application

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Ronald McDonald House Charities

In-House Mobile Application

In-house mobile application to help with guest check-ins, program updates, facility maps, and contact information, especially given new required procedures in light of COVID-19.

Scope: Full stack mobile application.

Impact: Over 50,000 families with children at hospitals who visit the largest Ronald McDonald House (located in San Diego).

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

Addition to Content Management System

Add a new component to nature.org’s Content Management System to help authors build out webpages.

Scope: CMS Component

Impact: The website is used in over 79 countries and by TNC’s 1 million+ members.

South Bronx United

South Bronx United

Website Redesign

Redesign the main website to highlight past success stories and program information for potential participants.

Scope: Develop an initial design on Figma, and then create the website on Squarespace with code injections to allow for ease of handover.

Impact: Attract both program participants and donors to join SBU's mission with compelling design and user interface.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute + Harvard Medical School

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute + Harvard Medical School

Educational Website

Encourage patients to be more engaged in their medical care, retrieve their medical data, and to potentially donate their data to cancer research institutes for clinical research.

Scope: Create a patient education website that helps individuals understand what medical data is available about them.

Impact: Increase patient awareness and access to data, and facilitate cancer research.

Native American Rights Fund

Native American Rights Fund

Website Redesign

Modernize the current website and design relevant graphic material and user flow.

Scope: Website redesign on Figma, followed by development in Wordpress or Squarespace with code injections for ease of handover.

Impact: Help support Native American tribes to foster their own culturally based forms of justice by increasing accessibility of information.

Global Citizen Year

Global Citizen Year

Application Redesign

Improve the current recruiting program application with redesign and increased usability.

Scope: Application redesign

Global Citizen Year

Global Citizen Year

Fundraising Report Card

GCY is the only gap year organization that offers need-based aid to the majority of its participants (currently, 80% receive some level of aid to join).

Scope: A Fundraising Report Card enabling GCY to keep a pulse on fundraising efforts, allowing them to craft their fundraising strategy to engage donors more effectively.

Terra Firma

Terra Firma

Website Design with Referral Program

Website that provides more detail about the program and is more patient-facing so prospective participants can look them up and learn how to access services.

Scope: Website design with built in program referral form

Impact: TF works with newly-arrived children and families who came to the US fleeing violence, poverty, and other situations that endangered their life and access to happiness.

Easterseals

Easterseals

E-Learning Mobile App

Easterseals has an existing e-learning program for job hunting skills. Goal is to convert it into a more modern app-based approach and improve the user experience.

Scope: Mobile application

Impact: This is a high profile initiative for Easterseals with a major impact on the community, especially in light of COVID-19 and all the people who are out of work.

CASA

CASA

Data System Web App

Digitizing multiple forms from website for ~300 users to complete and upload (using metadata) to organize/categorize for efficiency.

Scope: Data system web application

Impact: CASA serves kids in the child welfare system who rely on input from forms collected from multiple sources. Data is disparate and requires an efficient system.

One Life Counseling

One Life Counseling

Onboarding System Prototype

Create an efficient way to onboard new employees and keep track of important personnel files for all staff members.

Scope: Web App Prototype

Impact: Increased organization ability allowing them to maintain low fees.

CARE International

CARE International

16 Different Projects

CARE Sierra Leone - Rainbo Initiative
CARE Zambia - Live Well
CARE International - Women Respond
CARE Tanzania - Micro to Macro Data
CARE International - Your Choice Your Future
Care International - RISKREADY
CARE Myanmar - STOP Sexual Harrassment
CARE Somali - Maternal Hospital Delivery App
CARE International - Crowdfunding Platform
CARE International - Water Team
CARE Ethiopia- GBV reporting
CARE Niger- USAID Hamzari
CARE Cote d'Ivoire - WASH
CARE Turkey - information system app
CARE Yemen - Youth & Women Initiative
CARE Palestine - Website Redesign