Storytelling.

Storytelling can be a fun and creative activity, but it can also be used to help convey the value of a product. Check out some of my storytelling projects here!

 

Interactive Fiction

ABOUT

This is from the Time Studio 1: Story class at CCA taught by Kate Rutter. This is a choose-your-own-adventure style interactive game. It's based on my experience of learning how to drive: how I got my learner's permit, and how I proceeded from there. A fun twist on the story is that it's set in the Old West of the United States – hence the silly name "The Life and Death of Ye Old Learner's Permit" and goofy names in the game like "The Department of Horse-Drawn Vehicles."

TOOLS

Twine, HTML

SKILLS

Storytelling, game design, writing, playtesting

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REI Co-op Guide to the National Parks Comic

ABOUT

This is from the Time Studio 1: Story class at CCA taught by Kate Rutter. The goal here was to tell an "origin story" – in other words, how a new user discovers an app. I chose to base my comic and story on the REI Co-op Guide to the National Parks mobile app.

TOOLS

Procreate, Adobe Illustrator

SKILLS

Storytelling, illustration, writing

 

IoT Animatic

ABOUT

This was a project done in the IxD 1: Foundations class taught by Graham Plumb in fall of 2019. Here, I chose an existing IoT device – a smart watch for kids to communicate with parents and allow parents to keep track of their child's location – to base my video on. We were supposed to animate a video that shows a use case for the product we had chosen. I showed the benefit that a young boy and his mom get from using this watch.

TOOLS

Procreate on iPad Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe XD, Adobe Dimension

SKILLS

Illustration, storyboarding, animation, video editing, writing

 

Seek by iNaturalist

ABOUT

This goal of this project was to create a video that tells the story of the concept of an existing app. I chose Seek by iNaturalist. I recorded, edited, and animated content for this video to demonstrate the features and value of this app.

TOOLS

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dimension

SKILLS

Sketching, storyboarding, video editing, animation, writing

 

The Return to Earth

ABOUT

This is a choose-your-own-adventure style game set in a dystopian, future world. The Earth has become uninhabitable in the recent past; you, a human who has grown up on a space colony, are being sent to Earth – now a barren and desolate wasteland – to complete a mission. Will you make it back to space?

TOOLS

SKILLS

Twine, HTML

Storytelling, game design, writing, playtesting