Janna Curtis
12
year professional designer
10
year UX and product design
6
time design mentor for KEC
Skills
Software
Framer
Figma
Sketch
Marvel
InVision
XD
Illustrator
PS
HTML
CSS
JS
VSCode
Research
Apply appropriate research methods to identify stakeholder groups and explore problem space, ensuring we are solving the right problems.
Planning
Present findings to product owners and project managers to determine priority based on which problems are most impactful to resolve.
Design
Sketch, design, prototype interactive & responsive solutions, communicating with engineers throughout so hand-off becomes fluid with few surprises.
Develop
Provide assets, animations, or other design needs engineers may encounter during development. Collaborate with engineers to marry design system and component library.
Test
Validate design assumptions with user testing data and feedback
Education
Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
2006
-
2010
Middle Tennessee State University
Governor’s School for the Arts
2005
Experience
Cadre5, Knoxville, TN
Senior UX/UI Designer
2019
-
2022
Break Anchor, Knoxville, TN
Owner, Lead Designer, Mentor
2009
-
2022
Bechtel Corporation, Oak Ridge, TN
UX/UI Information Systems Senior
2016
-
2019
Audiohandaudiohand.com
Lead UX Designer
2014
-
2016
Connection Point,connectionpointapp.com
Creative Director, UX Design
2014
K-Town Apartments,
Chief Creative Officer, UX Design
2012
-
2014
Community Investment
"What Makes UI Intuitive?"
CodeStock, event speaker
(coming Apr 7th, 2022)
“The UX Stack”
Scenic City Summit, event speaker
2019
What’s the Big Idea
KEC, design mentor
2015
-
2019
“UX Design: Bridging the Gap Between Expectations and Development”
CodeStock, event speaker
2016
CodeWorks
KEC, design mentor
2015
MediaWorks
KEC, design mentor
2015
Awards
LeadR+ Award: Best Pitch Delivery
IS&T Hackathon Presentation
2018
LeadR+2 Award: Deliver
ES&H Report Demo
2018
LeadeR+4 Award: Deliver
PD@Bechtel MVP
2017
LeadeR+2 Award: Deliver
iHUB UI design in record time
2017
Janna Curtis
12
year professional designer
10
year UX and product design
6
time design mentor for KEC
Skills
Software
Framer
Figma
Sketch
Marvel
InVision
XD
Illustrator
PS
HTML
CSS
JS
VSCode
Research
Apply appropriate research methods to identify stakeholder groups and explore problem space, ensuring we are solving the right problems.
Planning
Present findings to product owners and project managers to determine priority based on which problems are most impactful to resolve.
Design
Sketch, design, prototype interactive & responsive solutions, communicating with engineers throughout so hand-off becomes fluid with few surprises.
Develop
Provide assets, animations, or other design needs engineers may encounter during development. Collaborate with engineers to marry design system and component library.
Test
Validate design assumptions with user testing data and feedback
Education
Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
2006
-
2010
Middle Tennessee State University
Governor’s School for the Arts
2005
Experience
Cadre5, Knoxville, TN
Senior UX/UI Designer
2019
-
2022
Break Anchor, Knoxville, TN
Owner, Lead Designer, Mentor
2009
-
2022
Bechtel Corporation, Oak Ridge, TN
UX/UI Information Systems Senior
2016
-
2019
Audiohandaudiohand.com
Lead UX Designer
2014
-
2016
Connection Point,connectionpointapp.com
Creative Director, UX Design
2014
K-Town Apartments,
Chief Creative Officer, UX Design
2012
-
2014
Community Investment
"What Makes UI Intuitive?"
CodeStock, event speaker
(coming Apr 7th, 2022)
“The UX Stack”
Scenic City Summit, event speaker
2019
What’s the Big Idea
KEC, design mentor
2015
-
2019
“UX Design: Bridging the Gap Between Expectations and Development”
CodeStock, event speaker
2016
CodeWorks
KEC, design mentor
2015
MediaWorks
KEC, design mentor
2015
Awards
LeadR+ Award: Best Pitch Delivery
IS&T Hackathon Presentation
2018
LeadR+2 Award: Deliver
ES&H Report Demo
2018
LeadeR+4 Award: Deliver
PD@Bechtel MVP
2017
LeadeR+2 Award: Deliver
iHUB UI design in record time
2017
Janna Curtis
12
year professional designer
10
year UX and product design
6
time design mentor for KEC
Skills
Software
Framer
Figma
Sketch
Marvel
InVision
XD
Illustrator
PS
HTML
CSS
JS
VSCode
Research
Apply appropriate research methods to identify stakeholder groups and explore problem space, ensuring we are solving the right problems.
Planning
Present findings to product owners and project managers to determine priority based on which problems are most impactful to resolve.
Design
Sketch, design, prototype interactive & responsive solutions, communicating with engineers throughout so hand-off becomes fluid with few surprises.
Develop
Provide assets, animations, or other design needs engineers may encounter during development. Collaborate with engineers to marry design system and component library.
Test
Validate design assumptions with user testing data and feedback
Education
Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
2006
-
2010
Middle Tennessee State University
Governor’s School for the Arts
2005
Experience
Cadre5, Knoxville, TN
Senior UX/UI Designer
2019
-
2022
Break Anchor, Knoxville, TN
Owner, Lead Designer, Mentor
2009
-
2022
Bechtel Corporation, Oak Ridge, TN
UX/UI Information Systems Senior
2016
-
2019
Audiohandaudiohand.com
Lead UX Designer
2014
-
2016
Connection Point,connectionpointapp.com
Creative Director, UX Design
2014
K-Town Apartments,
Chief Creative Officer, UX Design
2012
-
2014
Community Investment
"What Makes UI Intuitive?"
CodeStock, event speaker
(coming Apr 7th, 2022)
“The UX Stack”
Scenic City Summit, event speaker
2019
What’s the Big Idea
KEC, design mentor
2015
-
2019
“UX Design: Bridging the Gap Between Expectations and Development”
CodeStock, event speaker
2016
CodeWorks
KEC, design mentor
2015
MediaWorks
KEC, design mentor
2015
Awards
LeadR+ Award: Best Pitch Delivery
IS&T Hackathon Presentation
2018
LeadR+2 Award: Deliver
ES&H Report Demo
2018
LeadeR+4 Award: Deliver
PD@Bechtel MVP
2017
LeadeR+2 Award: Deliver
iHUB UI design in record time
2017