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Tamora Petitt

Lead UX Instructor

New York City

Tamora is a UX Designer, Researcher, Strategist, and Educator with extensive experience conducting user research, designing intuitive interfaces, and implementing a user-centered design process within organizations. She has worked in the technology industry since 1999 in many roles including Quality Assurance Tester, Front-end Developer, Web Designer, and over 10 years as a User Experience Designer.

She has certifications in project management and user experience including Usability Analyst from Human Factors International and the Nielsen Norman Group UX Master certification. She is also a member of the User Experience Professionals Association and sits on the Media Technology & Design Commission for the NYC Department of Education.

Tamora has experience working in small startups and large organizations in a variety of industries including insurance, finance, and healthcare. She was previously the Associate Director of User Experience for WebMD where she built and managed their first UX team. In 2017 she co-founded Experience Design Partners, a UX Design consulting firm based in New York City.

In recognition of her exemplary service in the classroom, Tamora has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.

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