MK Cook, Designer in Boulder, CO, United States

MK Cook


Boulder, CO, United States
Toptal Member Since
March 30, 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. MK has a BA degree from UT Austin, an MFA degree from SCAD, and six years of agency experience.

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Work Experience

2017 - PRESENT

Senior UX/UI Designer

  • 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
2012 - 2017

Senior UX/UI Designer

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