Main Conference TalkTopic(s):
Saturday, March 16, 2019
10:15 AM–11:00 AM
Whether you are building a team, managing experience practitioners or navigating career changers, managing a team of creative and analytical IA practitioners can be challenging. The welcome change towards diverse and inclusive hiring practices can add even more challenges.
Learn how an experienced manager navigated through painful challenges and wonderful successes while managing large and small design departments in organizations with employees around the world.
About the speaker(s)
Carol Smith has an 18-year career in UX, 10 years of which has been managing teams of a variety of sizes, with a variety of skill sets, across many industries, and working with remote and international team members. She has experience collaborating on complex problems; working across industries; and platforms. She has presented over 120 talks and workshops around the world on the topics of IA and UX.
She currently leads UX research to improve self-driving technology at Uber ATG and has an M.S. in HCI from DePaul University. She is an active UX community organizer, including World IA Day celebrations in Pittsburgh for the past 4 years and enjoys outdoor activities with her family, running and playing soccer.