Jessica is a user experience (UX) designer and faculty member at Center Centre, the UX design school in Chattanooga, TN. She prepares students to be industry-ready, junior UX designers.
Jessica dedicates much of her time to the local UX community and the international UX community. She founded the Chattanooga UX Design Meetup, the first professional organization dedicated to UX design in Chattanooga. She speaks internationally at conferences such as SXSW, Midwest UX, IA Summit, UX Camp Ottawa, and UX Cambridge (UK). She publishes UX design articles on her blog and on Medium. She’s also a voracious reader of design books and business books.
Before joining Center Centre, Jessica worked in the Philadelphia area as a senior experience designer at Happy Cog and the lead UX designer at AWeber. While in Philadelphia, she spoke at dozens of meetups and local events. She taught classes for Girl Develop It, led UX Book Club, and served on the board of Philadelphia’s UX community, PhillyCHI.