Traci has over 10 years experience as a professional interaction designer and user researcher, and currently works at Avid. In addition to helping mentor junior designers and enhance UX process and strategy, she has acted as the designer on several projects including software redesign supporting a review workflow in a manufacturing environment, mobile application product development, as well as web site redesigns that include information architecture restructuring.
Traci is also a columnist for UXmatters.com where she authors "Dramatic Impact: Theater and the Creative Process of Design" and will shortly be a new writer for Smashing Magazine.
She holds an M.A. in Theater Education from Emerson College and a B.S. in Communications Media from Fitchburg State College.