Kristina Rakestraw
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Resume

 

EXPERIENCE

User Experience (UX) Designer
Anthro-Tech | Seattle, Washington | October 2018 – Present  

Anthro-Tech is a user centered design consultancy focused on projects with a social-impact mission. I work as a lead user experience design consultant within cross-disciplinary teams on a range of project domains such as law enforcement, public utilities, workplace safety and transportation. 

Architectural Designer
Schacht Aslani Architects | Seattle, Washington | 2 years

Co-led a winning design competition for a student union building. Worked on a wide range of projects with cross-disciplinary teams and generated research, sketches, diagrams, renderings, and drawing sets for a variety of stakeholders.

Architectural Designer
Menter Byrne Architects | Seattle, Washington | 1.5 years 

Wore many hats in a small architecture firm, such as 3D modeling, technical drawings for construction, graphic design, administration, and branding.

Mahlum | Seattle, Washington | 1 year 

 

 

EDUCATION


 
 

Master of Human-Computer Interaction and Design (MHCI+D)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
August 2018

Bachelor of Architecture
California Polytechnic University
San Luis Obispo, CA 
June 2013

Skills

Design
Sketching
Ideation
Prototyping
Service Design
Interaction Design
Information Architecture
Wireframing
Visual Design
Illustration
Storytelling


User Research 

User Interviews

Stakeholder Interviews

Data-driven Personas

Competitive Analysis

Analysis & Synthesis

Card Sort & Treejack

Usability Testing

 

Master of Human-Computer Interaction and Design (MHCI+D)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
August 2018

Bachelor of Architecture
California Polytechnic University
San Luis Obispo, CA 
June 2013

Skills

Design
Sketching
Ideation
Prototyping
Service Design
Interaction Design
Information Architecture
Wireframing
Visual Design
Illustration
Storytelling


User Research 

User Interviews

Stakeholder Interviews

Data-driven Personas

Competitive Analysis

Analysis & Synthesis

Card Sort & Treejack

Usability Testing