Hi, I'm Kenzie  

I am a UX Designer & Researcher

passionate about using empathy

to develop human-centered solutions.


Selected Work

Mobile site coming soon. 

For now, please view on desktop.

Role: UX Research Intern

Timeline: Oct 2019 - Present

UX Research

Brightcove UX Research

Over the past year, I've worked on the Brightcove Design team as a UX Researcher.


More specifically, I work on developing seamless experiences through rapid usability testing. My role is to provide continual feedback & user insights to the product team so that we can deliver exceptional experiences to our users.

UX Design Internship

Nexia Energy Savings

4 month UX Research & Design project focused on reducing homeowner energy usage through machine learning technology.

Role: UX Design Intern

Timeline: Jun-Oct 2019

Senior Capstone Project

Redesigning the
Unemployment System

In light of the COVID-19 crisis, over 40 million people filed for unemployment. This system is complex & confusing to many people filing the first time. As a senior capstone project, I used human-centered design to re-design this system.

Undergraduate Senior

Capstone Project


I had the opportunity to work with Kenzie while she was an intern at Nexia. Kenzie is a very driven individual and is committed to her work. She did a fantastic job on a significant new part of the user flow on our mobile application. She is a very accomplished presenter and is very good at educating others about the formal processes being followed and guiding others to get results.

Rob Gotschall

Software Development Manager

Founder & Lead Facilitator

SPU Human-Centered Design

Pioneered an independent, student lead initiative focused on Human-Centered Design for Social Innovation.

As a the lead facilitator, I am responsible for educating
& guiding the team through the HCD process. 

Role: Lead Facilitator

Timeline: Present

UX Student Project


Verity allows users to view accessibility information & ratings of business establishments alongside reviews. Project done in collaboration with SPU social venture team.

Thanks for stopping by!

If you want to work on a project, learn more about my past work, or just want to grab some coffee, I'd love to chat!

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