Lars is a UX Associate at Useagility in Kansas City. He received his Masters of Interaction/ UX Design from the University of Kansas in 2019. He is interested in user experience design and the intersection of design with literature. Efficient design begins with effective communication, and effective design begins with understanding people. From an idea to its realization, he creates and uncovers solutions by understanding client/user needs, identifying problems, brainstorming possibilities, and rapidly testing them.
Tom is a designer and brand strategist. He consults with business and causes creating brands, repositioning products and causes for greater market impact, and creating solutions to increase traffic to causes or grow sales. He has led workshops on design and design systems with the Enterprise Center in Kansas City and the Kansas City Art Institute.
Tim is an Associate Director of Experience Design at VMLY&R in Kansas City. His work focuses on creating impactful experiences based on user-insights and emotional connections to create products that matter. Tim has led and assisted innovative design solutions for a variety of platforms including mobile apps, websites, motion-based systems, and non-conventional large touchscreens. His work has provided customer value for companies like Ford Motor Company, Ford Credit, Ford Performance, FordHub, Electrolux, Frigidaire and several large national food chains.
Anita is a UX Designer at TouchNet Information Systems in Lenexa. She leads interface design for multiple web and mobile fintech applications in the higher ed space. Anita received her Masters of Interaction and User Experience Design from the University of Kansas in 2019. She finds her inspiration within people, art, music, and travel. Ask her about a recent design management conference she attended in London that touched on the hot topics of diversity and disruption in design.
Jason is a product designer at H&R Block with a background in education and technology. As a facilitator he learned early on the value to understand the user’s needs and how they interact with products and a business. Jason loves creating a delightful customer experience, listening to people and asking the right questions. His passion for analytical thinking and design, lead to creating digital experiences to solve user problems.