안녕! I'm Josh, an inclusive researcher and designer focused on accessibility.

I currently work as a Senior Designer at Ad Hoc improving accessibility at Veterans Affairs. View my online resume for more of my work.

How can I best serve you?

Hire me

4 reasons to help you decide if you should hire me.

Mentorship

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Pro bono

Learn about how I can design for your cause at no cost.

anchor Why Hire Me?

Here's 4 reasons to hire me in 4 minutes or less.

For more on my work history and experience, check out my online resume.

  1. 5+ years of interdisciplinary design experience

    I've led discovery teams at the CIA and USDA, designed responsive travel experiences at Amtrak, and improved accessibility at Veterans Affairs and SNHU.

    I can't share my client work thanks to NDAs, but you can check out my pro bono projects or see my activity on github instead.

  2. Design educator and evangelist

    I've been invited to speak at the National Intelligence University, Carnegie Mellon, and Virginia Tech. I’ve also helped architect design ethics course material at the University of Virginia.

    Browse my articles and talks.

  3. A calling, not just a career

    Design is my calling.

    I’ve read over 100+ books on design and give back to the community from improving accessibility at DC Design Week to sourcing diverse speakers for the DotGov Design Conference.

  4. Grounded in design ethics and inclusion

    I believe in serving and centering marginalized people first. I design with, I don’t design for.

    Don't believe me? See what others have said about me.

I want to hear from you too ✌️

Send me an email at joshkimux@gmail.com or message me on LinkedIn. If I don't get back to you in 2 days, I owe you a donut.*

anchor How My Colleagues Describe Me

I'm often described as a hard working, inclusive, and ethically-grounded designer.

  • Josh is a world-class UX designer, and a consummate ethicist. I was always impressed with his commitment to his guiding values and morals. I'll be following Josh's career trajectory closely because I have no doubt that he will continue to meaningfully change the world around him for the better.

    Cameron Harris, Senior Consultant at Deloitte
  • Josh is not only a brilliant UX designer, but also an inspiring leader. He serves as a mentor to 20+ designers, and he always makes time for creating and fostering authentic connections with his teams, users, and clients. I highly recommend Josh!

    Desislava Dancheva, UX Designer at Apple
  • I had the utmost pleasure in working with Josh. I was impressed by his vigor in advocating for inclusive design and his ability to deliver the story behind our designs to clients. Josh would be a tremendous asset to any team.

    Shing Zhang, Senior UX Consultant at Salesforce
  • Josh is a self-taught UX prodigy, an intrinsically ethical accessibility champion, and a truly inclusive human being. He was a genuine advocate of Junior Designers while he worked at Deloitte and routinely went out of his way to include them in social events and professional opportunities. Josh was, and always will be, the designer I look to for direction and advice, and I consider myself lucky for having met him at Deloitte.

    Zoltan Gyulasi, UX Designer at Deloitte Digital
  • Josh’s passion for UX design and accessibility is infectious and has actually influenced me to pursue a career in the space. There are few instances where I’ve been privileged enough to meet someone so well suited for their work and Josh is the epitome of just that.

    Daniel Baek, BTA at Deloitte