Lawson Kight,
UX Director

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Education

University of Cincinnati, DAAP

Bachelor of Science in Digital Design, 2008

A traditional design degree combining digital design, motion, development, and internships.

About

As a leader, I connect my teammates and colleagues passions to larger group goals, shaping individual efforts into collective action.

As a designer, I create compelling user experiences from intuitive flows, actionable data, and moments of surprise and delight.

Work Experience

100x Group / BitMEX

2018-2021

For 100xa cryptocurrency derivatives and trading technologies firmI hired, managed, and led the five-member User Experience & Design team, responsible for mobile, web, brand, customer research, and regulatory and compliance features.

Head of User Experience & Design

Fitbit

2014-2018

I led the user interface design of Fitbit’s first smartwatch, Fitbit Blaze, and subsequently defined their cross-platform watch and tracker design system, while launching three generations of wearables to over ten million satisfied customers.

Principal Designer, Smartwatches

Senior Designer

frog design, inc.

2008-2014

I began at froga renowned international design agencyas a junior designer, and over time became the the visual design lead for complex end-to-end research and strategy programs.

Senior Visual Designer

Visual Designer II

Visual Designer I