Kelli Lucas, Designer in Birmingham, AL, United States
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Kelli Lucas

Verified Expert  in Design


Birmingham, AL, United States
Toptal Member Since
January 10, 2022

Kelli is an experienced design leader who spans many industries, including fintech, education, logistics, IoT, nonprofits, social media, and more. She loves empowering teams through collaborative design techniques. She has a wide range of UX skills, including wireframing, content design, high fidelity mockups, prototyping, research, and facilitating. Kelli enjoys all parts of the design process, but the role she enjoys most is facilitating design workshops.


Work Experience

UX Consultant

2021 - 2021
Adaptive Financial Consulting
  • Designed a state-sponsored IRA retirement platform that helps people without access to a 401k save for retirement.
  • Designed all UX flows, mockups, UX copy, interactions, and design systems.
  • Created all marketing website content and communications related to the newly launched platform.
Technologies: Sketch, InVision

Lead Product Designer

2019 - 2021
  • Led a team of product designers for a custom software development agency that specialized in mobile and web applications. Directed design team growth, profitability, execution and strategy.
  • Built out a profitable and user-centered design service offering to improve the quality of the products created.
  • Led UX strategy, facilitated design workshops, conducted research, synthesized findings, and implemented UX metrics for client projects.
Technologies: Sketch, Figma, MURAL

Senior UX Designer

2015 - 2019
FIS Global
  • Led UX strategy for a team of designers on a multi-million dollar enterprise-level securities processing portal.
  • Created research plans, executed research sessions, synthesized research findings and presented findings to executive teams.
  • Led product strategy, facilitated design workshops, and created wireflows, journey maps, and prototypes for a portal.
  • Contributed to and managed an enterprise design system for FIS.
Technologies: Axure RP Pro

UX and UI Designer

2013 - 2015
  • Led the redesign of various web properties under Ebix's product portfolio.
  • Orchestrated the design for an EHR web app integration for point-of-care solutions, including user flows, prototypes, style guides, and high-fidelity mockups.
  • Led the design for the transformation of a legacy medical educational content system into an on-demand, web-based educational platform.
Technologies: UXPin, Balsamiq
2002 - 2007

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts (Graphic Design)

University of Montevallo - Montevallo, AL