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Sloan Smith, Sr. UX/UI Designer

Sloan Smith is a Sr. UX/UI Designer at stable|kernel. She has more than 17 years experience in the digital design space. Her background includes design & art direction for large advertising agencies in New York and Los Angeles such as Ogilvy & Mather, Saatchi & Saatchi, Arc Worldwide, and Publicis Worldwide. Sloan has extensive experience planning and designing mobile products, websites, and online media with a strong understanding of agile methodology, mobile technologies and UX best practices. Prior to joining stable|kernel, Sloan was Sr. Mobile Product Art Director / Designer at the Weather Channel where she was responsible for the user experience and visual design of the company’s flagship weather app.
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The Benefits of Applying Design Thinking to K-12 Education

By Sloan Smith, Sr. UX/UI Designer | 3/13/17 10:45 AM

I have recently been researching schools for my rising 6th grader to attend. On a tour of one school, our group saw the usual English, Math and Social Studies classrooms - but my ears perked up when the admissions guide began to talk about how “design thinking” informs much of the way students learn and how their teachers teach.

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Why UX Is More Important Than Ever

By Sloan Smith, Sr. UX/UI Designer | 9/29/16 12:04 PM

 In recent years many corporations and government agencies have embraced the idea that User Experience Design is good for business. In 2015, Forrester Research revealed that “implementing a focus on customers’ experience increases their willingness to pay by 14.4%, reduces their reluctance to switch brands by 15.8%, and boosts their likelihood to recommend your product by 16.6%.”

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