Lachlan Campbell

Lachlan Campbell

Web designer-developer in San Francisco, CA, they/them

About

Web designer-developer & hacktivist for climate at Watershed. Previously, web storytelling for Hack Club. On leave from NYU Interactive Media Arts. 🏳️‍🌈 Ultraqueer/nb 🏳️‍⚧️

Projects

2022

Made a website launching Earth Day showcasing some of the amazing Climate Leads we work with at Watershed. Meghan created the design & illustration, while I built the website with React & MDX.

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2021

With the Watershed team, helped build the frontend for our work-from-home carbon emissions calculator on our website.

2019

Founded & led organizing (with 5 co-organizers) for Pennsylvania's largest high school hackathon, raising nearly $15k & attended by 111 students for a weekend in State College, PA in January 2019.

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Side Projects

2019

Created/designed/built a website visualizing the gun lobby's funding of U.S. Congress.

Speaking

2019
San Francisco, CA

Organizing hackathons is one of the hardest but most rewarding things I've done. I gave a talk at Hack Club's summit stepping through the core steps & strategy of starting a high school hackathon & sharing tips.

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Writing

2022

For Earth Day 2022, we shipped a “Spotify Wrapped for your climate program” for Watershed customers to celebrate their progress. I wrote about the process of designing/building it over one week.

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Work Experience

2021 — Now
San Francisco, CA

Starting in February 2021, joined Watershed to work on design & frontend web development to help companies decarbonize.

2017 — 2020
San Francisco, CA

For 3 years, led web/product design/development at Hack Club, a nonprofit network of high school coding clubs & hackathons.

Volunteering

2020 — Now

Co-maintainer of a CSS-in-JS open source project.

2020 — 2021
State College, PA

I worked with my hometown's sustainability coordinator to create a website about her work, including promoting a community survey & forum event, & teaching about how climate change affects our town. Open source.

Education

2019 — Now
New York, NY

Studying Interactive Media Arts at NYU. Currently on a two-year leave of absence while working at Watershed.

Contact

Twitter
Instagram
Website
GitHub

Teams

Current
Watershed Design