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The Water Dancer

Landing Page


Web Design

User Research



Web Design Intern





Wix Editor

Corvid Code

Diving deep into

a painful past


The Brief

As part of a Web Design Internship at Wix in New York: Design a pre-released landing page for National Book award-winning author, Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new novel, The Water Dancer—in partnership with Penguin Random House’s One World Books and

Water Dancer Cover
Water Dancer Material
Water Dancer Painting

My Process

I read the book, took notes, and immersed myself in the fantasy and imagery of a tragic but hopeful story about Hiram, a slave made free. It was my job to visually capture the essence of the story and to showcase an impactful scene on the web. I implemented a cinemagraph above the fold, and I used parallax to create a feeling of diving down below the surface of the water.

Wix Early UI
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