Gabe Diaz-Barriga

Maker. Mover. Shaker.

About

  • Product Designer @ Facebook (August start)

  • Babson College '16

  • Bio

Writing

Cross-registering at Olin - Mar 2016

Gabe Diaz-Barriga was born in Mobile, Alabama and grew up in Tennessee.

Gabe got his start in design through drawing as a kid. In high school, his interests morphed into graphic design and photography – he was predominantly self-taught. In college, his passion for design grew wider and deeper. In his business courses at Babson College he was introduced to “design thinking” as a method for creative problem-solving. He then cross-registered at neighboring Olin College where he studied and practiced design intensely. In his final semester at Babson he planned and instructed a half-semester course called By Design. In August of 2016 he will begin his career as a Product Designer at Facebook.

Tidbits - Little Things Matter

2016, In Development
With Jared Silver, Jyotistka Biswas

Tidbits is a small app that helps you remember little things about the people who matter to you.

Tidbits was inspired by the realization that forgetting details about someone does not mean that you do not care about them, but remembering those things is a simple and powerful way to show that you do.

Tidbits is great for: meeting new people, starting school, joining a team, professional networking events, moving to a new city, or running a small business.

Gabe Diaz-Barriga © 2016

Caravan

Project site
Course Project, 2015
With Tom Chen, Bonnie Ishiguro, and Emily Wang

Caravan helps big groups of people conduct carpools.

Caravan enables group coordinators, drivers, and riders to easily arrange themselves in a carpool. The app also facilitates communication between the group to help the carpool operate smoothly.

Caravan was designed as a course project for Human Factors in Interface Design at Olin College in the Fall of 2015.

Credits to the Noun Project for the icons.

Gabe Diaz-Barriga © 2016