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ABOUT ME

Hi, I'm Leslie, but you can call me "Lee" for short.
I am a creatively curious UX designer whose approach to design is working collaboratively to create solutions that are both meaningful for users as well as good for the business.

As a design researcher, I rely heavily on empathetic user insights to help me uncover aspects of a design that will inspire, qualify and benefit users & stakeholders. 

Despite being a digital product designer, I'm fascinated by all design practices. Whether it's textiles, architecture, or illustrations, I am always eager to learn more. I recently enrolled in a course with the industrial design department to build 3
D spaces and objects to apply to XR designs.

Thank you for taking the time to visit my site.
If you would like to connect, feel free to email me!

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RECENT EXPERIENCE

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum — UX Design Fellow
New York, NY (Remote) | Sept 2020 – present

NBC News Digital — UX Design Intern
New York, New York (Remote) | Jun 2020 – Aug 2020
Collaborated with design, editorial, marketing, and engineering teams to launch three new AD products to improve TODAY.com commerce recirculation rates.


UX Consultant — Center for Digital Experiences @ Pratt
New York, NY | Aug 2019 – present
Analyzed website engagement data for the Met and Canadian Museum of Nature with heat maps and eye-tracking to acquire quantitative and qualitative data.

 

Verizon 5G Innovation Lab — Graduate Design Fellow
New York, NY | Nov 2019 – Feb 2020
Uncovered opportunities to apply 5G & emerging tech to the retail industry. Designed & rapid-prototyped a loyalty program using facial recognition for a local business.