An experienced design leader with expertise across a broad range of UX strategies, tactics, practices and tools.

Apex Clearing Corp.
Portland, OR
UX Lead  | 2020 – present

Connective DX (acquired)
Portland, OR
UX Director  | 2016 – 2020

Liquid Agency
Portland, OR
Associate UX Director | 2016

FINE
Portland, OR
Senior UX Architect | 2012 – 2015

WCG, a W2O Company
San Francisco, CA
Senior UX Architect | 2012 / contract

Random House
New York, NY
Senior UX Architect | 2011 / contract

Ketchum
New York, NY
Senior Digital Producer, UX Specialist | 2010 – 2011

New York Stock Exchange
New York, NY
Product Manager, UX Specialist | 2009 – 2010

SpeechCycle (acquired)
New York, NY
Senior Voice User Interface (VUI) Designer | 2005 – 2009

Qwest (acquired)
New York, NY
Senior Voice User Interface (VUI) Designer | 2000 – 2005

Icon Medialab (acquired)
New York, NY
Senior Information Architect | 1999 – 2000 / contract

Arnell Group (acquired)
New York, NY
Senior Digital Producer, UX Specialist | 1999 / contract

AGENCY.COM (acquired)
New York, NY
Information Architect | 1997 – 1999


Methods, Tools & Skills:
• Information Architecture
• Functional Requirements
• User Research
• Human-Centered Design
• QA Testing
• Heuristic Analysis
• Competitive Analysis
• Site maps
• Product Management
• Tree Testing
• Task Analysis
• Authoring Documentation
• User Interviews
• Usability Testing
• Business Analysis
• Personas
• Functional Specifications
• Wireframes
• Prototyping

Kate Acomb