Arriaga was brought in to assist the UX
research team for a project by the California Institute for Rural Studies. This
project is titled "The Animated Atlas of California Farming History:
Expanding Imaginations About Turning Points in California Agriculture".
The project aimed to create an online atlas that helps tell the historical stories
of agriculture in California and the people who worked to make this industry
The UX research team's role was to: Conduct visual research and brainstorming, develop user profiles and a user journey, and draft an information architecture for the Atlas site. Arriaga also designed the process book during the UX research journey that showed the thought process for the online atlas.