Liz Wells is a product designer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work combines a background in graphic design with technology and user-centered design thinking. Liz is currently a senior user experience designer at Stink Studios, where she is responsible for all phases of the UX process, from leading client design thinking workshops, conducting user research and testing, concepting, information architecture to wireframing and prototyping. She then work collaboratively with visual designers and developers throughout the lifecycle of a product. She also serves as the creative lead and designer on projects. While at Stink Studios, Liz has created products and experiences include a wide range of brands in music, health care, technology, fashion, media, and nonprofit.
Her work has been recognized by The One Show, Cannes Lions, D&AD, The Webbys, Awwwards, FWA, and Communication Arts, and featured in The Verge, The New York Times, Quartz, BuzzFeed, Adweek, Time, Fast Company and Artsy to name a few. Her work for the Equal Justice Initiative was showcased in an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum during the summer of 2017 titled The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America, and is currently on display at The Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama.
Liz received her BFA in Graphic Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2015. She has guest lectured at SVA and Parsons and taught a workshop at RIT. She has a passion for raising voices that usually go unheard, which is why she co-founded Desk Lunch, a community for all creative people of marginalized genders to share personal stories of what it's like to work in the creative industry. She publishes a new issue of Desk Lunch weekly.