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Brownsville, Brooklyn, 2014
Design Researcher, Map Designer
Be On Belmont is a collaborative community effort to make Belmont Avenue a destination for art, culture, recreation, and commercial activity in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
Through placemaking and community building, Be On Belmont aims to revitalize this corridor into a thriving business district and community hub.
Our goal as a group was to help these nonprofit organizations build a unified vision through clear communication of placemaking on Belmont Avenue to support an effective partnership and engagement of a wider audience.
Long-term goals are to improve public safety, economic development, and the sense of community in Brownsville.
My group included Lauren Gardner, Rinat Sherzer, Kyle Calian, and Manolo Ampudia.
Collaborates on teams to innovate social and service systems.
Also conducts ethnographic research, facilitates and mines insights from shared community vision workshops and prototypes solutions.
Translates data into artful visualizations and other assets for art directors.
Also maps, concepts, storyboards, animates, edits video, produces public art installations.
Engages stakeholders in terms of their “why” in order to mine shared insights.
Also writes copy, edits, transcribes, codes, manages printing processes, and speaks English, Russian, French and Spanish.
Coordinates logistics to design and innovate impactful social service systems.
Also supportively manages relations with staff and third party partners, designs curriculum, creates business models, organizes events and curates exhibitions.