Katrina Talley, Designer in Phoenix, AZ, United States
Katrina Talley

Designer in Phoenix, AZ, United States

Member since January 14, 2016
Katrina is an innovative user experience and interaction designer with more than a decade of experience in product design for the web, desktop, mobile, and embedded applications. She creatively translates complex problems into elegant, usable solutions that exceed expectations and across devices. She approaches product design with a broad experience, a big picture focus, and a passionate user advocacy.
Katrina is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Mobile Designer

    2016 - 2016
    Cruise Port Navigation, LLC (via Toptal)
    • Worked with startup team to build and launch an iOS app for cruise travel in Japan. I worked as the UX lead along with a visual designer and developer to understand our users and the challenges they face when take a cruise.
    • Researched and understood our target demographic, their mental models, and their current approach to traveling/cruising ensured that we accounted for some of the challenges they face when planning and navigating a different port each day.
    • Worked with team and users to create workflows, wireframes, and mock ups of the app UI and interaction design. Collaborated with visual designers, developers, and stakeholders to get designs into production.
    Technologies: HTML, iOS, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, UX Design, User Experience (UX), Product Design
  • User Experience Designer

    2015 - 2015
    General Dynamics
    • Designed an antenna control unit interface, including UX research with users to document scenarios, task flows, and assess validity of future product features and usability of existing products.
    • Established a style and pattern library for the development and product teams to use in future enhancements.
    • Researched, strategized, and led UX improvements for a public facing website redesign.
    • Served as the UX ‘Critical Eye,’ reviewing comps for usability issues, and partnering with web vendors and business units to work through features and concepts.
    • Performed content inventory and audits, created information architecture, and overhauled the taxonomy development.
    Technologies: Bootstrap, Apple Keynote, Adobe Photoshop, Axure, UX Design, User Experience (UX), UX Strategy, Product Design


  • Usability Analyst Certificate in User-Centered Design
    2014 - 2014
    Human Factors International - Seattle, WA (USA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Marketing)
    2004 - 2008
    University of Denver - Denver, CO (USA)


  • Usability Analyst Certificate
    JULY 2014 - PRESENT
    Human Factors International


Phoenix, AZ, United States

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