Christine Esoldo, UX Researcher and UX & Visual Designer in Charleston, SC, United States
Christine Esoldo

UX Researcher and UX & Visual Designer in Charleston, SC, United States

Member since March 14, 2016
Christine is a multidisciplinary creative and UX designer with skills in illustration, copywriting, and branding, and holds an MFA in product design. She has 15 years of experience at companies like CrowdStrike, Lowe’s Home Improvement, The Hershey Company, and Dell. She uses design thinking processes to discover user needs, define value and fit with proofs-of-concept and MVPs, and iteratively improve/redesign products through testing and experiments.
Christine is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Senior UX Manager, Platform & Foundations (Core Experience)

    2019 - PRESENT
    • Led the UX and design strategy for the product design system including roadmap, priorities, and execution.
    • Redesigned the hiring and interview workflow for UX designers to better support the overall growth plan for the team.
    • Led, managed, and hired a best-in-class UX team to create industry-leading experiences in cybersecurity.
    Technologies: Miro, Jira, Confluence, Figma, Zeplin, Adobe CC
  • Product Strategist + User Experience Consultant. // Graphic Designer + Illustrator

    2016 - PRESENT
    Christine Esoldo Design
    • Designed a HIPAA-compliant communication app for the healthcare market.
    • Redesigned the user interface, including the branding for a client management enterprise SaaS product.
    • Created and implemented a user-research participant-recruitment plan for a startup to build an in-house database for the Agile design process. Grew the database to more than 600 qualified participants in less than three months' time.
    • Led creative direction, project planning, and research strategy for product validation for a shoe insert and corresponding mobile app that increases mobility and prevents falls for people suffering from health conditions that cause instability.
    • Mentored students in the UX workshop as they went through the process of researching and designing an app or website. Helped students refine their portfolios and resumes in preparation for job hunting in the UX field.
    • Led the UX and UI design for a responsive app for artists and performers; including the information architecture, a function for searching and browsing, profiles, and the booking/scheduling function.
    • Created a running/lifestyle personal blog built on the Squarespace platform—designed the logo and brand identity, created original content (photography, graphics, and writing), and worked with brands via various sponsors and ambassadorships.
    • Audited the UX and designed the user interface for a healthcare app for eye care providers and patients and developed recommendations for improvement.
    • Designed the user interface improvements based on the audit.
    Technologies: Google Drive, WordPress, Squarespace, Trello, Slack, RealtimeBoard, Mailchimp, User Interviews, Lookback, Zeplin, Protowire, Craft CMS, InVision, CSS, HTML, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign

Other Experience


  • Continuing Education Certificate in Graphic Design, 4.0 GPA (in Progress)
    2021 - 2021
    RISD Continuing Education - Rhode Island School of Design - Remote/online
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Illustration. 4.0 GPA (expected completion December 2021)
    2020 - 2021
    Sessions College - Remote/online
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Merchandising (eCommerce, Product Design, and Development)
    2008 - 2012
    Academy of Art University - San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism, Magazines (Graphic Design and Writing)
    2001 - 2003
    Temple University - Philadelphia, PA, USA


  • UX Management Strategy and Tactics
    JUNE 2021 - PRESENT
    Interaction Design Foundation
  • Social and Behavioral Researchers
    APRIL 2021 - APRIL 2024
    CITI Program, A Division of BRANY


Charleston, SC, United States

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