Richard Coy

Senior UX Designer, WordPress Developer, Blogger, Coffee Drinker

Recent Work

Single Application Process

Single Application Process This is a project I worked on for Cru, my full-time employer. The process to apply for a job or internship used to be disjointed and decentralized. We unified the process for both applicants and staff. Connecting


CoPrayers CoPrayers was a pet project of my own. Over an eleven month period I did all the UX, design and development work. I learned Ruby on Rails as I went along. The basic premise is that it’s a

News Reader Mock Up

News Reader It seems like every design portfolio has an article reader, here’s my Android version. I chose a very dark grey primary interface color for two reasons. First, it would help the colors in the photos “pop” and

Jailer App

Jailer App The Jailer app is a study in Material Design. I came up with the idea after reading a news article about a prison escape. It was a fun exercise to think through what information prison administrators

Client Quotes

UX Certification

In December 2015 I earned UX Certification from the industry-leading Nielsen Norman Group. Certification required attending a series of training sessions as well as taking tests to show proficiency in the topics covered in the sessions. You can click on the badge to learn more.

Favorite UX Quotes

“Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.”
~ Steve Jobs

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.”
~ Hans Hofmann

What I'm Reading

Actionable Gamification

By: Yu-Kai Chou
An interesting read about how to add gamification principals to everyday tasks, as well as the digital realm, to create value and return measurable results.

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