EXPERTISE ACROSS THE PRODUCT DESIGN LIFECYCLE
We combine our extensive skills and experience with a tailored approach to each client’s needs. The team you get to know is the team that will do the work, learning your business and integrating into your process whether onsite or in our own design studios based in NYC and Westchester.
Julie has 20 years of experience managing the design of complex user interfaces in the financial services and travel industries. In 2005, Julie launched UXL to share her user experience consulting expertise with a variety of clients such as Liberty Travel, XM Radio, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Morgan Stanley. Formally trained as a designer, she approaches design from a strategic perspective supported by a pragmatic foundation. Equally skilled at facilitating collaboration with business and technology stakeholders, Julie remains an undeniable advocate for end users.
Ed was drawn to designing for the computer screen as an undergraduate graphic design student in the late eighties, and saw that the expanding digital world created increasingly interesting design problems and opportunities. In 2001, he founded New York Chart & Diagram, a firm focused on visualizing information and taming complicated workflows in industries such as travel, finance, business intelligence, education, and medical devices, designing for screens of all sizes, augmented reality displays, and even college textbooks. After a decade as Director of UX at a financial technology firm, Ed now stands with Julie at the helm of UXL.
Sarah brings her background in project management, product management, and business analysis to her role as UXL’s Operations Manager. As a former consultant at Mercer, Sarah managed a number of HR/benefits communications projects concurrently, supporting clients in a wide variety of industries. Sarah’s experience at Intuit in product management and business analysis established the foundation of her strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills.
Michelle brings a wealth of experience in finance and accounting to her role as UXL’s Finance Manager. Her background includes budgeting, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, accounting system design, project management, and staff training and supervision in diverse industries including public relations, financial services, healthcare, and government. Michelle is also an active community volunteer with a focus on education.