👋🏾 Get to know me

Hey there! I’m [Keer-stn] (she/her)

I’m an experienced UX designer and strategist with a passion for content-first experiences and a knack for storytelling. I’ve spent nearly a decade helping companies simplify complex digital environments through impact-driving design and communications solutions.

Skills stack

As a full stack designer I work from conception to implementation to find the best ways to get the right information to the right people, at the right times, for the right reasons.

🤓 My design toolkit includes…

  • Product content strategy
  • Information architecture
  • User research & design testing
  • UX writing & microcopy design
  • Metadata, terminology, taxonomy & SEO
  • Visual design (including working w/ in design systems)
  • A11y, i18n & plain language
  • Content management & governance
  • Data & analytics
  • Web & mobile interfaces

Design journey

I got my start as a communications designer before transitioning into UX. Across my career, i’ve had the chance to work on a wide range of projects both as an in-house designer and as an agency consultant. In 2022, I also did a year of postgrad study at UBalt's design school to refine my strategy and research chops.

💁🏾‍♀️ I thrive when i’m…

  • Organizing, simplifying and creating structure in complex or chaotic digital environments
  • Roles that allow me to think about problems big and small. I’d love to tackle strategy and ops challenges while still getting to do execution and craft work.
  • Connecting dots. I get excited when I have the chance to bridge gaps between UX, content and other folks working to create satisfying product experiences.
  • Learning new skills and technologies. I’m always looking for opportunities to work in emerging areas like VR/AR, AI or VUI.

🙅🏾‍♀️ My no thank yous

Me IRL

I’m originally from a small town in Appalachia, but spent a huge chunk of my life in Washington DC, a small chunk of my life the Middle East and recently decided to take a chance on Berlin.

I’m also a devoted cat mom and the official Cool Auntie™️ of the family. In my spare time I like to make art, grow plants and watch trash TV clips on TikTok (don’t judge me!)

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