Zachary Aman

Product Designer / Front-End Developer

Feel free to check out my writing on Medium, my code on GitHub, connect with me on LinkedIn, or view my resume.


TeamSense is a virtual-reality scenario and prototype that supports shared perception of team location and status.

TeamSense was a nine-month long project spanning domain research with first responders, concept ideation and validation, and prototyping. As Project Lead, I participated in all parts of the process with an extra emphasis on technical implementation and project strategy.


Metonymy uses degree-of-interest calculation to suggest locally and globally relevant Wikipedia articles.

My focus with Metonymy was on information architecture and sensemaking, specifically looking at how users interact with algorithms while searching and browsing.


Loopback is designed to support feedback and training for EMTs.

The focus of Loopback was on visual design and information architecture.

Motivational Design in Lynette

Lynnette is an intelligent tutoring system for math at Carnegie Mellon University. I worked on redesigning the problem selection process to encourage a mastery-orientation in students.

I worked on the project from end-to-end, including research with students, interface and interaction design, and prototype development using HTML and Angular.js.

Color Pyramid

Color Pyramid is an application designed to teach practical color usage fundamentals to novice designers.

My work on Color Pyramid included cognitive task analysis with novices and experts, educational design, and basic Android prototyping.