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Sara Remsen


AR / VR Design & Development

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Sara Remsen


AR / VR Design & Development

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About


About


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About

Designer and developer working at the intersection of AR / VR and human-centered design with experience in early-stage startups and consulting. Skills in Unity development, UX design, media storytelling, systems thinking, product management, and business strategy. Recognized for multidisciplinary collaboration to generate creative solutions.

Sara is a master's student in the Integrated Design and Management program at MIT. As a joint program between the School of Engineering and the Sloan School of Management, the curriculum emphasizes interdisciplinary leadership in product design, engineering, and business strategy. She is currently doing her thesis research at the Responsive Environments group at the MIT Media Lab, where she is creating new visual sensory experiences for the Hololens using multimodal sensor network data. Her work will benefit the restoration ecology efforts at the Tidmarsh Living Observatory in Plymouth, MA.

She has previously worked as a Design Strategist for Continuum Innovation, a Senior Content Associate for Boundless Learning, and as a high school Biology teacher at Noble and Greenough School. Sara graduated from Dartmouth in 2012 with a major in Biology and a minor in Digital Arts.

Contact

sremsen@mit.edu

DESIGN PORTFOLIO

Recent winner of "Best AR Hack" and "Best Non-Game AR" at the 2016 Reality, Virtually Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab in October, 2016. (Teammates include Umar Arshad, Jan-Erik Steel, Varun Mani, and Paul Katsen)

"Best AR Hack" and "Best Non-Game AR" at the 2016 Reality, Virtually Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab Our mixed reality technology for the Hololens enables non-pharmacy hospital staff to fill prescriptions quickly and without errors. Millions of people a year become sick due to prescription mistakes. Our proof of concept was built in 48 hours for the 2016 Reality, Virtually Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab. Team members include: Umar Arshad Jan-Erik Steel Varun Mani Paul Katsen Sara Remsen

DemO REEL

Demo reel breakdown available on Vimeo here

 

NEWSLETTER AND CONTENT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

  • Designed quarterly newsletter, poster, brochure, development packet, and website
  • Helped plan and coordinate events.
  • Conducted local outreach for education programs
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Animation


Animation


2016 Demo Reel

SNAKE LOCOMOTION: LATERAL UNDULATION

WINNER OF THE 2012 NEUKOM INSTITUTE "SEEING SCIENCE" COMPETITION

This video illustrates the mechanics of lateral undulation, which is one type of snake locomotion. Different species of snakes move in many different ways, including sidewinding, rectilinear, and concertina motion.


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Science Writing


Science Writing


 Prospecting Patterns Blog

Prospecting Patterns Blog

 Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science

Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science

 Oddorable Animals Blog

Oddorable Animals Blog

 Dartmouth Studies in Tropical Ecology

Dartmouth Studies in Tropical Ecology

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Photography


Photography