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Need help making your website, services, or products easier for people to use? Or interested in learning how design thinking practices can guide you to creative, impactful, human-centered solutions? Or maybe you're just interested in learning more about the field of UX and its possibilities as a career path?
Chat with UX practitioners from the Libraries and across campus, and learn how you can make better experiences for people!
Visit the UX@UA website to learn more about UX.
Crafting research studies, which may include:
Creating prototypes of prospective products and services:
Making sense of user research findings:
Improving existing designs and content:
Our UX consultants are designers, researchers, and problem-solvers. Feel free to get in touch with us beforehand to discuss your project, or just stop by.
Rebecca Blakiston, UX Strategist, specializes in user research, including usability testing, card sorting, and user interviews, and content strategy, including content design, information architecture, and translating jargon into plain language.
Bob Liu, UX Designer, specializes in: user interface design, including building wireframes and prototypes; user research, including conducting user interviews and usability testing; and design handoff, including the use of effective tools and process.
America Curl, UX student assistant, specializes in user research, including usability testing, card sorting, and user interviews, as well as data analysis and presentation with tools like slide decks, Airtable, Qualtrics, and Optimal Workshop.
Ann Shivers-McNair, Assistant Professor and Director of Professional and Technical Writing, specializes in qualitative UX research methods, UX writing, and technical writing.
Victoria Ogino, program coordinator at Tech Core, specializes in software development and UX/UI design
To help plan your visit, check our consultant schedule to see who is available.