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What kind of Research do you do?


All of the research studies that I design and conduct are focused on improving experiences and using the user' perspective as the lens through which an experience is seen. User research takes many forms depending on the goals and stage of development. Some of my favorite methods for collecting data include remote interviews, contextual inquiry, user flows, and co-creation.




What industries have you worked with?


From finance and banking to ecommerce and universities I've designed and conducted research studies to gather information and inform the design to improve websites, content management systems, internal systems, products and device interfaces in many different industries.




Why did you get into UX?


I'm solution oriented and continuously noticing how the world around us can be improved. I like how the work I do allows me to come up with solutions for less than optimal situations.

I know that this work has an impact on people's lives in small and large ways. It's great to be focused on ideas for solving challenges.




What settings, people and roles have you worked with?


I've worked in a variety of settings including: a large multi-national corporation, public elementary and secondary schools, as well as a university.

I have also worked with C-level executives, special needs students, graphic designers, project management, manufacturing, editors, vendors, and many people in between.

I look for and find common ground to establish, build, and maintain successful collaborative relationships.




What makes you unique?


I have spent my life following my passions. From education to photography and user experience I am authentic because I am doing whay I believe in and what I have fought hard to do. And in addition I care about people and am also keenly aware of business goals and continuously looking for opportunities to demonstrate the ROI of User Experience and I'm strive to make recommendations that have a positive impact.





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