Building purpose-driven, human-centered products

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

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

  • 3 years in user experience
  • 7 years in product marketing (specialty in social media)
  • 9 years in communications
  • B.A. Communications/Public Relations, California State University, Fullerton
  • M.S. Human-Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington (in progress)
  • Alene Moris NEW Leadership Institute Alumna

Work History

  • UX Strategy & 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)
  • HTML/CSS basics
  • Tableau
  • Excel
  • Typeform
  • Mailchimp

 

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