Building purpose-driven, human-centered products

Christa is a consultant with 9 years of combined experience in user experience, communications, and marketing. 

Christa spent several years of her career in content and product marketing before shifting focus towards building purpose-driven products through user research. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Human-Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington.

In her personal time, she likes to spend time in the woods and practice yoga. She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from California State University, Fullerton, as well as a registered yoga teacher (RYT-200) certification with Yoga Alliance. 

Qualifications

  • 9 years in communications

  • 4 years in user experience

  • 7 years in marketing (specialty in social media)

  • M.S. Human-Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington (in progress)

  • B.A. Communications/Public Relations, California State University, Fullerton

  • Alene Moris NEW Leadership Institute Alumna

Work History

  • UX & Marketing Consultant (2016-present)

  • Content Manager, Adobe (2016-2017)

  • Social Media Marketing Manager, Sunrun (2014-2016)

  • Sr. Account Executive, Edelman (2011-2014)

  • PR & communications, various (2009-2011)

Technical Skillset

  • Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Adobe XD (design/prototyping)

  • Tableau

  • Excel

  • Typeform

  • Mailchimp

 

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