Christopher Dykas is a UX designer with backgrounds in translation, language education, and ethnography. As a designer, he focuses on holistic, evidence-based user-centered design, especially as it pertains to the habits and worldviews of observed communities of practice.
Christopher currently works at Riverbed Technology designing for the next generation of software-defined networking solutions. Previously, he designed mobile experiences for Hilton and entertainment consumption experiences for DIRECTV.
Christopher holds an MA in applied linguistics from UCLA and a BA from Oberlin College in German studies and politics.
User Experience Design
In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.