– a designer with a passion for coding engaging stories online. Currently a Design Editor at The Washington Post helping the News Design team advance in digital storytelling, mentoring designers, providing both design and technical feedback and while still leading my own projects.
A three-part investigation series on law enforcement’s failure to catch the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history.
A book and digital interactive six-part series on the obstruction investigation with audio and animations.
Story about displaced villages and a ruined ecosystem with audio narration from the reporter.
A reconstruction of the movements of two D.C. Army National Guard helicopters that parked nearly still in the air over protesters, using flight-tracking data, images and videos.
An interactive project that zooms and pans to show who attended a possible superspreader event at the White House.
A Node, React and Next.js based template that powers all of the custom interactive projects at The Washington Post.
I'm a designer and web developer currently working at The Washington Post as a Design Editor. Providing project and technical feedback to a team of over 30 designers, improving designer's coding workflows and pushing for brand consistency.
Previously I worked at The San Francisco Chronicle, Hoy; Chicago Tribune's Spanish daily and The Chicago Reporter.
During my time in San Francisco I helped instruct a class on editorial web design and development at the Graduate School of Journalism in UC Berkeley and was the board President of the Bay Area chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).
Outside of work, I was listed in Editor & Publisher’s 2019 “25 Under 35: The Future Generation of Newspaper Leaders.” I also co-founded Code Latino Chicago and the Latino Techies Chicago Meetup.
I’m originally from Compton, CA, and graduated from Cal State Fullerton (Go Titans) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Photo Communications. During my time at Fullerton I was a photo editor at The Daily Titan. Prior to being a journalism major I was studying Computer Science at Cal Poly Pomona (Go Broncos) where I was a photo editor at The Poly Post for two years before I transferred to Fullerton.
I am currently serving on the board of the NAHJ DC Chapter and am a member of the following orgs: SND, ONA and IRE.