Elizabeth Dykstra-Erickson has oodles of experience: from mobile platforms and applications to enterprise web applications, from innovation concepting to detailed production design. She has led teams of all sizes on various operating systems and platforms, including UX design, research, visual and motion design, product management, and engineering. A systems thinker and practitioner, she brings systems science, psychology, physiology, standards and guidelines, a keen interest in technology and trends, and design chops to the table.
Elizabeth has taught at University of San Francisco, University of California-Santa Cruz, and University of Colorado. She comes to General Assembly with a wealth of practical and academic experience to make learning UX design fun and engaging.
Elizabeth has a B.A. in French, a M.S. in Education, and a M.S. in Anthropology and Cybernetic Systems. She has lived and worked in France, The Netherlands, Finland, and Taiwan with a home base in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In recognition of her exemplary service in the classroom, Elizabeth has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program. She serves as a member of GA's Product Advisory Board for our user experience design curriculum.
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.
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.