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I am a designer & photographer. Formerly, a User Experience Engineer for , I am now building thoughtful things at Google by way of .

About Me


I'm a designer, developer and photographer—currently working on UX @ Google.

I'm a designer. I enjoy working in all aspects of product design, from user research to wireframing, from ux to front-end development.

I started out working in Print Advertising, for companies like AT&T and T-Mobile. After a few years, I moved to the digital world and started building websites & responsive web apps with RevSystems, Inc as the Lead Designer.

In 2012, I joined Obama for America, President Barack Obama's re-election campaign as a UX Engineer & Front-End Developer. I worked under the Lead Developer, Jeffrey Louden for a while, improving the UX of and then moved over to the Contribute team under Kyle Rush, the Deputy Director of Development. With Kyle, we to be 50% faster, and . Together, we all built some pretty fun stuff, broke some all of the records, and elected a president.

Now, I'm building Thoughtful Things at , by way of .

President Barack Obama & Manik Rathee
For the final day of the campaign, POTUS personally thanked everyone in HQ for our work. He even gave some of us handshakes and hugs. It was cool.


Building Obama, In CSS CSS Dev Conf, Estes Park, CO Oct. 22, 2013
  • Building Obama Keynote Address, Thinking Creatively Conf, Union, NJ Apr. 18-20, 2013
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