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Amber S. Vasquez


Design Strategist and Product Lead


Chicago, Il


I am a passionate designer and UX strategist with a love of leading teams and developing new processes. I thrive in mixed-talent groups where designers, UX pros, IA thinkers (and their spreadsheets!), developers and business strategists all come together to solve problems for their clients. It doesn't matter if I am prototyping or doing a remote usability study, designing interfaces for for a web app or writing client content goals, as long as I am living in the space where I am helping a customer meet their needs and a business solve strategic goals I am one happy lady.

I blog regularly on design topics, speak on panels and run workshops on UX & UI topics. I am involved in the AIGA and SheSays communities as well.



Illinois Institute of Art

Chicago, IL · 1999 – 2002

2015 Silver Davey Award for Activism , Davey
2015 Silver Award Winner , W3
2007 Silver in Sports Category for Harlem Globetrotters Website , Webby

UX Strategy, User Research, Wireframes, Prototypes, Interaction Design, User Interface Design, Team Management, Process Improvement