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Christine Steiffer

Senior Consultant, UX Designer, Octo Consulting

Washington, D.C.

Christine Rose Steiffer can thank the DC UX community for helping turn her passions for empathy and technology into a career. She has learned a great deal from participating in local meet up groups and volunteering with the UXDC Conference. She now works as a UX Designer for Octo Consulting on assignment with the General Services Administration, and works directly with the CTO of Octo to grow the company's UX practice as a whole. She has brought her usability expertise to projects with the US Postal Service, the FDA, and a variety of small businesses and non-profits in the area. She is currently a lead volunteer with the OpenIDEO DC Chapter working on a project with ImpactHub to help decrease the recidivism rate in DC, and is serving as Treasurer of the UXPA DC Chapter. Her involvement with these groups has had a direct impact on her own process of 'breaking into UX' within the DC community, so she is excited to share her story to help benefit others.

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Breaking into UX Design

Breaking into UX Design

This class aims to demystify UX by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is, while also explaining some of the core concepts of user centered design.

Break Into UX

Break Into UX

Learn about what a UX Designer does day-to-day, and what skills you’ll need to be successful in the field.

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