Drop-In UX Consulting (Online)

UX drop-in hour

Drop in on Zoom

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?  

Stop by to chat with UX practitioners from across campus, and learn how you can make better experiences for people!

Some of the user experience (UX) things we can help with:

Crafting research studies, which may include:

  • usability testing
  • user interviews
  • surveys

Creating prototypes of prospective products and services:

  • learning rapid prototyping approaches
  • getting prototypes ready for testing

Making sense of user research findings:

  • pulling out themes from your studies
  • presenting data so that people understand it

Improving existing designs and content:

  • revising content to be more user-friendly
  • techniques for better organizing information, such as navigation menus
  • quick and effective improvements for better web accessibility

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.

Consultants include:

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.

Rachel Brown, UX intern, specializes in user research, including conducting user interviews, usability testing, A/B testing, surveys, building wireframes and presentations.

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.

Emma Gould, UX student assistant, specializes in content production and UX writing, as well as content strategy, content design, and user research, including usability testing and user interviews.

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.

Victoria Ogino, program coordinator at Tech Core, specializes in software development and UX/UI design.

Ann Shivers-McNair, assistant professor and director of professional and technical writing, specializes in qualitative UX research methods, UX writing, and technical writing.

See consultant schedule 

 

When

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 12, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 19, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 26, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 2, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 9, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 16, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 23, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 30, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 7, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 14, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 21, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 28, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18, 2020

Where

Event Contacts

Rebecca Blakiston