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Ashley Karr

Senior UX Designer, DesignThinking.Boutique

Seattle

Ashley is an academically trained human factors engineer and anthropologist focusing on human computer interaction (HCI) and user experience (UX) research and design. She has her B.A. in anthropology from UCLA and M.S. in human factors and systems engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Her writing has been published in a number of journals, magazines, and books, including a behavioral psychology textbook for Oxford University Press. She has worked with organizations, such as: Walmart, Frontier Communications, GreenDot Bank, and The Veteran's Administration (VA). She was trained in front-end web development in the early 2000s and has worked in tech since then. Currently, she teaches User Experience Design Immersive Courses at General Assembly in Seattle and designs her own products at DesignThinking.Boutique.

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User Experience Design Immersive

User Experience Design Immersive

Ten weeks. All day. Monday through Friday. Learn the skills of a UX designer and put them to work while building a comprehensive portfolio.

9 Times

Wine & Wireframes: Intro to UX

Wine & Wireframes: Intro to UX

Brush up on your skills, learn new ones, and help others in a supportive environment, with a GA instructor on hand for help.

4 Times

Pro Bono UX Work  - Open House

Pro Bono UX Work - Open House

Applications are open to receive pro bono UX work from General Assembly design teams. Attend this event and learn how to get $30,000 worth of UX research & design work for free!

3 Times

Outdoor Design Thinking Workshop

Outdoor Design Thinking Workshop

This workshop will guide you through the Design Thinking framework and explain the steps involved through examples and outdoor activities.

Psychology in Design

Psychology in Design

Applying basic tenets of Positive Psychology during design evaluations can help teams cooperate and be more productive.

Prototyping with Axure (Actually with Axure)

Prototyping with Axure (Actually with Axure)

Learn beginner Axure skills for diagramming, wireframing, and interactive prototyping. The curriculum for the workshop was built in collaboration with Axure.

Coffee Chat: User Experience Design

Coffee Chat: User Experience Design

Enjoy some coffee while chatting with the GA team about your goals, and see whether our User Experience Design part-time course is a fit for you!

Introduction to Prototyping with Axure

Introduction to Prototyping with Axure

Learn the basics of one of the more powerful prototyping software packages available today.

Positive Design Workshop

Positive Design Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll generate metrics, methods, and processes based on positive psychology and apply them to your own design.

Geek Week: Free Workshops for the Designer, Techie and Entrepreneur in You

Geek Week: Free Workshops for the Designer, Techie and Entrepreneur in You

Are you looking to advance your career or learn a new skill in a fun interactive environment? Join us for a week of free workshops at Occidental Park!

User Testing 1, 2, 3: Prepare, Present, and Learn from Your Results

User Testing 1, 2, 3: Prepare, Present, and Learn from Your Results

Find out how to prepare for and run user tests, then learn how to analyze, present, and apply the data gathered to the design of your site.

"But I'm Not a Designer": The Many Paths to UX

"But I'm Not a Designer": The Many Paths to UX

Hear from a panel of User Experience Designers who took a non-traditional route into the industry.

Introduction to Usability Testing

Introduction to Usability Testing

This class will introduced you to the principles of usability testing methodology.

Share Your Craft: Teach at General Assembly

Share Your Craft: Teach at General Assembly

Ever thought about teaching? Come hear from current instructors & staff to discover what it's like to teach at General Assembly. Drinks provided!

Design Thinking in Practice

Design Thinking in Practice

This workshop will guide you through the Design Thinking framework and explain the steps involved through examples and in-class activities.

Apple Watch Design-A-Thon

Apple Watch Design-A-Thon

If you are a design professional itching to begin exploring this new device, then this workshop is for you.

Community Happy Hour: Learn UX Design

Community Happy Hour: Learn UX Design

Celebrate the end of the work week with your pals at General Assembly! This week's theme is UX Research & Design, come clink glasses with our community of designers. Drinks on us!

General Assembly Open House

General Assembly Open House

Come check out General Assembly! Get a tour of the space, meet the team and learn about our upcoming offerings.

Graduation Night

Graduation Night

Quarterly graduation drinks and speeches to celebrate the achievements of our local community.

Teach at GA

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