Erik holds a BS (architecture concentration) from Northeastern University and practiced several years in Boston and Cambridge before joining Revit Technology in early 2000. In the fall of 2007 he enrolled in Bentley University’s Human Factors in Information Design masters program and joined the growing Autodesk Revit user experience design team as an Interaction designer. In this new capacity he works to enhance his design experience with human factors cognitive science and methodologies. Initial projects included improved consistency of file access and feature enhancements and later enhancements to the platform. Erik also teaches Revit at the Boston Architectural College. Outside work Erik enjoys riding his motorcycle, making things, and increasing self sustainability.
Tom has a MS in Human-Computer Interaction from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. In 2005, he was the first hire to the Revit team with a background in user experience design. Since then, he has worked as an interaction designer on a variety of features for the 2008 and 2009 Revit releases and most recently lead the design team implementing the ribbon in Revit 2010. Currently, while not blogging, Tom is building a design pattern library to ensure design consistency across all Revit products. Tom’s other interests include electronic music, dystopian literature and film, and exploring the Adirondack wilderness.