PCTY UX Team

Be Unbeatable Together

After a run of almost 3 years, this is my final day as at Paylocity. As I was chatting with one of my squads about the transition last week, someone noted that I’ve always been the team optimist. To avoid getting choked up, I asked, “Do you know what the plural of y’all is?” I knew that nobody in that group was from the South, so I let the pause linger for a moment and then replied, “I’m going to miss all y’all.”

Poolside Office Shed Interior

Office Shed Budget Breakdown

It’s been over a month now since I moved my desk from the master bedroom, into our new office shed in the back yard. I’ve been dragging my feet on this wrap up post as, well, there are still a few details left to wrap up. Even without transom window trim, decking in front of the sliding glass door, or a rear gutter though, having 160 sqft of detached office/living space for our family of 4 has been a game changer.

Fourth Edition

The Book Story Continues

It’s amazing to me that The Principles of Beautiful Web Design is now its fourth edition. I never imagined that my basic introduction to layout, color, texture, type, and imagery for the web would still be going strong after nearly 14 years. Alex Walker did a fantastic job giving the book a much-needed 2020 overhaul…

Poolside Office Shed

Poolside Office Shed

It’s finally happening! Before Amy and I even made an offer on our mid-century Orlando bungalow a couple years ago, there were two big improvements we knew we wanted to make. The first was to remodel and expand the kitchen, and the other was to build an air-conditioned, office and guest space next to the pool in the backyard.

A Curious Mind Always Has More Questions Than Answers

A Decade in Product

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe the 2020s have already arrived. As I reflect on my career journey so far, the theme for the last decade was product and user experience.

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