MK Cook, Designer in Boulder, CO, United States
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MK Cook

Verified Expert  in Design


Boulder, CO, United States
Toptal Member Since
March 30, 2017

MK has 12 years of experience designing beautiful and usable interactions and interfaces. She has a reputation for doing great work quickly with abounding user empathy. MK has a BA degree from UT Austin, an MFA degree from SCAD, and six years of agency experience.


Work Experience

Senior UX/UI Designer

2017 - PRESENT
  • Designed and redesigned elements of websites and new pages to grow ROI for businesses.
  • Developed test ideas for big-name B2B companies to test in design on their website.
  • Audited websites for UX/UI design best practices and recommended updates.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Figma, Photoshop CC

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: Axure, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Web Design, User Interface (UI), Visual Design
2010 - 2012

Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design

Savannah College of Art and Design - Savannah, GA, USA

2005 - 2009

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism

University of Texas - Austin, Texas, USA

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