Beth is a freelance researcher, UX designer, workshop facilitator and founder of the Denver Innovation Company, where she teaches organizations how to apply design thinking. Beth spent 15+ years leading up UX projects, with companies like EffectiveUI and CP+B, for clients like Orbitz, Domino’s, TIAA, FedEx Office and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. If you’ve ever bought a plane ticket from Orbitz or built your own pizza on the Domino’s website, you’ve seen her work in the wild.
Beth has a passion for education. She ran the Education practice at EffectiveUI, where she designed and delivered workshops and educational events across the country. She has also applied and taught design thinking to non-digital problems, researching or working with college admissions officers, independent financial advisors, agricultural workers in Peru, and more.
Beth got her start out in San Francisco in the dot-com boom, where she had a chance to learn UX on the job. She studied English Literature, earning a master’s from NYU. Outside of work, Beth enjoys watching her daughter’s soccer games, gardening, reading and taking the travel trailer out to enjoy lovely Colorado.
Intro to UX Design
This is an introduction to user experience design. Whether you understand the basics or have just heard the term, this interactive class explores the topic and how to learn more.
UX Design 101
This is an ideal 101 class for someone who has heard the term UX and maybe even understands the basics, but is not sure what it really means to them.
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.