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HELLO I'M

Christy LaPerriere

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A UX Strategist *

Specialties: User Research, User-Centered Design, Data Analytics

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Currently @ Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum | Previously Adobe

Fast Facts

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Based in New York City

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Companies I've Worked With:

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Researching Immersive Experience Design

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Studying Human Computer Interaction

  • Adobe

  • Brooklyn Museum

  • SightPlan

  • Universal Creative Studios

My Process

Get to know the product

Favorite Method: Heuristic Evaluation

Examples

Adobe CC Express

AMNH Explorer App

Perform analysis

Investigate findings to inform decisions

Example

Cooper Hewitt API Site

Prioritize features

Done through competitive benchmarking, trend analysis, and stakeholder inverviews

Propose designs 

Work with design teams to present prototypes and wireframes

Rinse & repeat!

 

Explore Process in Action

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CO-OPS

Designing an App through Participatory Design

How can community oversight help individuals make better privacy and security decisions?

Skills: Participatory Research, Project Management, UX Design, Illustration

Hoptale

Creating Features to Simplify Trip Planning

How can you streamline trip planning to create a seamless experience?

Skills: Product Management, Feature Prioritization, UX Design, UX Research, Accessibility Analysis

Variable West

Creating a Brand Identity for an Art Community

How can you integrate the voice of artists within an event organization site? 

Skills: Product Management, UX Design, UX Research, Content Strategy, Illustration

Cooper Hewitt

Designing an Interactive Storytelling Game

How can we encourage families with young children to dive deeper into exhibits?

Skills: Service Design, UX Research, Field Studies, Illustration, Communication Design

Publications

01

Understanding Effect of Social Dynamics in Immersive Experiences

Pratt Institute | UX Researcher | August - December 2020

How do social dynamics affect how immersed one feels in an experience?

Skills: Remote Usability Testing, Data Visualization, Design Strategy

02

Co-Designing for Community Oversight: How People Make Privacy and Security Decisions Together

Socio-Technical Interaction Research Lab | UX Researcher | September 2018 - January 2020

How can communities influence one another to pay attention to their decisions?

Skills: Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Illustration, UX Research