MK Cook

MK Cook

Designer
Boulder, CO, United States
Member since March 22, 2017
MK has ten years of experience designing beautiful and usable interactions and interfaces. She has a reputation for doing great work quickly with abounding user empathy. She has a BA degree from UT Austin, an MFA degree from SCAD and six years of agency experience.
MK is now available for hire
Portfolio
Digital Design
  • Global Footprint Network - Footprint Calculator
    Global Footprint Network - Footprint Calculator
  • Harmless Harvest
    Harmless Harvest
  • Pivotal
    Pivotal
  • Complete College America
    Complete College America
  • Marketful
    Marketful
  • Danielle LaPorte
    Danielle LaPorte
Employment
  • Senior UX/UI Designer
    2012 - 2017
    Digital Telepathy
    • Designed web experiences for multiple companies from various industries, including premium lifestyle brands, education platforms, eCommerce, editorial, and technology.
    • Aligned stakeholders at Pivotal, a large international tech company, under one brand by establishing a unified aesthetic on their new website. Reached the goal of satisfying all stakeholders and communicating the company story through numerous discussions, interviewing, storytelling, and design.
    • Developed an e-learning web application for Varsity Tutors.
    • Created an editorial and eCommerce experience for Danielle LaPorte, a personal brand with a high-end aesthetic. Through rapid wireframing and prototyping, I was able to create a scalable system that was then layered with her highly aesthetic and emotive brand style. Site architecture, product positioning, and search were also key components that I iterated on in order to achieve a smooth experience for users.
    • Attended Information architecture, product design, and experience mapping workshops and brought teachings back to the team.
    Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Axure
Education
  • Masters of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design
    2010 - 2012
    Savannah College of Art and Design - Savannah, GA
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism
    2005 - 2009
    University of Texas - Austin, Texas
Experience
  • Illustration13 years
  • User Personas6 years
  • UX Design5 years
  • User Research5 years
  • Design Research5 years
  • UI Design4 years
  • Information Architecture (IA)4 years
  • Project Leadership4 years

Location

Boulder, CO, United States

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