I design interfaces and lead front-end development, but am mostly responsible for managing and directing our primary product Voice Advantage, which received the "Top HR Product of 2010" award from HR Executive magazine.

I'm interested in design, technology, economics, maps, communication, music, spy thrillers, chess, cooking, and fly fishing. I serve on an advisory board at Carroll University to help enhance the art and design programs there. Periodically I mentor veteran entrepreneurs with the wonderful organization Vetransfer.

I recently married my best friend, Rena. We have a lot in common. The Venn diagram of music interests is pretty similar, though my favorite music is Four Tet and hers The Smashing Pumpkins. We share a love for sports, travel, and gardening.

You can reach me at kgosser@gmail.com.

What I've Learned About Product

An exploration on the lessons learned as a product designer and manager. I look to communicate simple models to find clarity in chaos.

The Lab: A Series of Experiments

A collection of design and programming challenges as a way for continous learning. Current favorite: Tweet Translator.

I have led or played a key role in the following projects:

Shipmate — Instantly compare shipping rates across UPS®, FedEx®, and USPS®. Built with Matt Stockton and Kevin Lindbergh.

See Shipmate in action

Dayda — A tiny daily data tracking application. Delightfully simple data input combined with gorgeous charts. Built on Python/Django/Postgres/Heroku with Matt Stockton and Jesse Vogt.

Try Dayda for free

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Nodal — Visually explore your network graph. A D3.js experiment built with Matt Stockton and Jesse Vogt.

View a demo of Nodal

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Symposia — Conference calling with a synchronized web session, providing participants with a way to take notes tied to a recording. A break-through approach to how people interact with recorded conversations. Built at HarQen.

Take a tour of Symposia

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Voice Advantage — Automated phone interviews for HR and Staffing professionals. A novel product that created a new, booming market: virtual interviewing. Built at HarQen.

Visit Voice Advantage

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Blurbs — Conversation wrapper for the web, like an audio version of Disqus. Winner of a 2011 hackathon with Matt Stockton.

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Dillon The Villain — Transmedia storytelling property produced by Matt Sabljak from 2008-2011. I built a conceptual prototype for how stories can be told in HTML. The project is presently unavailable.