David Parmelee, UX Designer in Kissimmee, FL, United States
David Parmelee

UX Designer in Kissimmee, FL, United States

Member since March 15, 2018
David uses UX design and user research to help founders and developers grow their businesses through increased user retention in their best target audiences. Drawing from over 14 years of experience spanning UX, development, and business, he was the author of UX for Development Shops and hosted More Than an Interface (>UI). He is an early adopter of UserTesting.com, OptimalSort, and Treejack. David works on UX research and strategy for a large global nonprofit.
David is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • UX Strategist

    2019 - PRESENT
    • Served as the organization's main expert on three industry-standard user research platforms.
    • Created and run research studies for a 5000+ page web property, an intranet, an enterprise application, and several mobile apps. Created new proposed information architectures or new product visions for several of these products as a result.
    • Conducted extensive user interviews, surveys, and deep research synthesis for an organization-level customer experience project.
    Technologies: Usertesting.com, Treejack, OptimalSort, Miro, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Slides
  • Product Designer

    2018 - 2019
    Hitachi Vantara
    • Performed design vision casting to help the company market a hardware maintenance product to a new vertical.
    • Created user stories and vision-casting prototypes for a new framework meant to unite several major product lines.
    • Contributed to the team’s kits to standardize project discovery and user research efforts.
    • Participated in a workshop in Portugal which examined ways to relate multiple product lines from the several companies which merged to create ours. Presented to two C-level Hitachi Vantara executives and one of their counterparts from Hitachi Ltd.
    Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Google Slides, Pitch Decks, User Personas, Product Vision, UX Process, UX Prototyping


  • Certified Rocket Scientist in Satellite Tool Kit (STK)
    2009 - 2009
    Analytical Graphics, Inc. - Landover, MD, USA
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science
    2001 - 2006
    University of Maryland - College Park, MD, USA


  • Satellite Tool Kit (STK) Certified Rocket Scientist
    Analytical Graphics, Inc.



Kissimmee, FL, United States

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