Eric Petsch

Eric Petsch


Eric is a senior studying Design and Visual Communications at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He is always ready to learn something new and apply new knowledge to problems so they can become solutions. Currently working as a Designer and UI/UX intern at Student Affairs and IT Services to learn more about self disciplined work to further his knowledge and experience here at UWM.

Intrigued by the human experience Eric strives to understand how design and design thinking can strengthen our lives in every way possible. With a lot of thought and even more attention to detail he hopes to better the lives around him by bringing people together through design. He believes that a well designed community is a beautiful community.

Areas of interests include graphic design, user experience design, typography, motion graphics, photography, videography, and music creation

Design Team

J. Dietenberger:
Mentor, Marketing and UI/UX

Jake Stroh:
UI/UX Mentor, Prototype Consultant

Adrian Pabst:
Design and Research Consultant

Tim Trinklein:
Heap User

High School

Cedarburg High School


Heap is a social media application for people who are interested in diverting food and organic waste away from landfills. With Heap you can connect with like-minded individuals and organizations to tackle the epidemic of waste in our communities. Through these connections we create a chain of sustainability that gives people the power to reduce our carbon footprint in a practical way through an environmentally aware social media platform.


Create sustainable connections for sustainable communities.


We hope to create communities that are entirely sustainable, making it a habit to divert all of their food and organic waste away from landfills.