Building purpose-driven, human-centered products

Christa is a consultant with 9 years of combined experience in user experience, communications, and marketing. After traveling the world and developing a sincere concern for the environment, Christa became fascinated with technology solutions that reduce carbon emissions and keep people moving.

Christa spent several years 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 ride her Kia Soul EV to hiking spots in Washington. 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

  • 3 years in sustainability

  • 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

Past Work

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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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