Liz Wells is a user experience designer, currently working at Stink Studios in Brooklyn, New York

Liz Wells is a user experience designer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work combines her background in graphic design with technology and user-centered design thinking. Her UX process begins with sketching as a way of stepping back from her computer to just focus on the experience and user goals at hand. Liz is currently working at Stink Studios, where she is responsible for all phases of the UX process, from concepting and information architecture to wireframing and prototyping. Liz advises visual designers and developers throughout the lifecycle of a project to help them meet Stink’s high standards for usability and delight. While at Stink Studios, Liz has created products and experiences for a wide range of brands in music, automotive, technology, media, and nonprofit.

 

Her work has been recognized by The One Show, The Webbys, Awwwards, FWA, Communication Arts, Cannes Lions and D&AD, and featured in The Next Web, The Verge, The New York Times, Quartz, Buzzfeed, Adweek, Artsy to name a few. Her work on the Lynching in America project was showcased in an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum in summer 2017 entitled The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America.

 

Liz received her BFA in Graphic Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2015 and her foundation in design thinking informs her work as a UX designer. In 2017, Liz was a finalist for the Young Guns 15 award by the The One Club for Creativity/ADC. She has a passion for raising the voices of women and non-binary people in the workplace. She and a coworker recently started Desk Lunch, a newsletter for people to share their experiences of working in the creative industry.

Education —


Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, New York, 2011 to 2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design,
Magna Cum Laude


Teaching —


School of Visual Arts,
Guest Lecturer, February 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology,
There Is No Process Workshop - Lessons in building user centered experiences, November 2017

Clients —


Google
Spotify
Viceland
Twitter
Chevrolet
Nike
Condé Nast
Equal Justice Initiative
Facebook
Memorial Sloan Kettering


Notes —

Photography of sketches by Hannah Schwob
Thank you Arnaud Tanielian for your help with development
Using Amerigo BT and GT Walsheim Pro