We believe that each designer, regardless of background and experience, has a wealth of perspectives and strengths that can inform good design.

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UX/UI Community of Practice

Join the IU UX/UI Community of Practice for our weekly meeting Thursdays at 3:30 pm on Zoom. Engage in discussions with UX/UI designers, receive design feedback, and ask questions to grow your skills and knowledge in the field. All levels of experience are welcome!

Request a meeting invite

Meet our community members

Experience Design & Development

Sohile Ali

UX Designer

Talk to Sohile about:

  • UX Design
  • Figma
  • UX Research
  • Visual Design
  • IU Basketball
Enterprise Student & HR Systems

Chris Basham

Senior UX Designer

Talk to Chris about:

  • Mind maps
  • Impact maps
  • Lean UX
  • Accessibility
  • Reactive programming
Enterprise Experience

Tara Bazler

Leader, Experience Design & Development

Talk to Tara about:

  • UX Research
  • Process Design
  • UX and UI Standards
  • Inclusive Design
  • Hiking
Enterprise Platforms

Eric Cox

Senior UX Designer

Talk to Eric about:

  • Golf
  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • Figma
Experience Design & Development

Nikith DSouza

UX Design Intern

Talk to Nikith about:

  • UX Design
  • Figma
  • Education
  • Research
  • AI
Digital Inclusion Office

Meagan Eller

Digital Accessibility Specialist

Talk to Meagan about:

  • Accessibility
  • Inclusion
  • Inclusive Design
Experience Design & Development

Kim Hannel


Talk to Kim about:

  • AP style
  • IU style
  • Cooking
  • Editing
  • Puzzles
Rivet Design System

Jenn Mansell

Senior UX/UI Designer

Talk to Jenn about:

  • Design Systems
  • Figma
  • User Experience
  • Branding
  • Illustration
Experience Design & Development

Marcos Meng

User Experience Designer

Talk to Marcos about:

  • Interaction Design
  • Backpacking
  • Filmmaking
  • Music
Experience Design & Development

Jean Redfern

Web Administrator

Talk to Jean about:

  • UX/UI design
  • Cybersecurity
  • Traveling
  • Playing guitar and piano
  • Karaoke
Marketing and Communications

Laura Schneider

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Talk to Laura about:

  • UX design
  • UX research
  • Reading
  • Singing
  • Songwriting
Experience Design & Development

Zachary Todd

Front-End Developer

Talk to Zachary about:

  • Sass
  • JavaScript
  • Git
  • NPM
  • Accessibility
Creative & Web Team

Xinyuan Zhang

Content Specialist

Talk to Xinyuan about:

  • IU Style
  • Content Strategy
  • Stakeholder Workshop
  • Project Management
  • Figma

Join the user experience community!

Join our vibrant IU design community! To be featured as a valued member, simply take a moment to complete a brief form with your details. Your contribution makes our community stronger.

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Design Partners Program

User experience and interface designers at IU have partnered to meet on a weekly basis. During these meetings, each partner can give and receive feedback, share successes and challenges, and discuss design issues and solutions.

Learn about the Design Partners Program

Join the conversation

The UX-UI-Community Slack channel is a space within the UITS Slack workspace where members can share their knowledge, ask for advice, and discuss topics related to user experience and user interface design.

Join the Slack channel
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