Katherine Fisher
fishk808@gmail.com
Brooklyn, NY

Resume

Experience
Strategist and Design Researcher, Lab at OPM |  2020 – Current
Strategist, Program Manager, 3×3 |  2017 – 2020
Service Designer, Idean |  2017 – 2018
Independent Practice | 2016 – 2019
User Experience Designer, Area17 |  2015 – 2016
User Experience Designer, Gorilla Group |  2011 – 2015
Volunteer
Board Member, AIGA NY | 2022 – current
Mentor, AIGA NY |  2022 – current
Graduate Thesis Advisor, SVA IxDA | 2018 – current
Workshop Design & Facilitation, Lab at OPM Design School |  2019
Judge, Municipal Art Society Innovation Exhibit Summit | 2019
Facilitator, Planning Workshop, Thythe  |  2018
Producer, Storefront for Art & Architecture, Smart Cities?  |  2018
Facilitation, Idean Design Academy |  2018
Facilitator, L-Train Planning Workshop Series, Transportation Alternatives |  2017
Workshop Design & Facilitation, Verge Conference |  2017
Communication Director, Verge Conference |  2017
Facilitator, Planned Parenthood & Parsons Partnership Launch  |  2017
Facilitator, Systems Architecture Working Group, United Nations ID2020 Summit  |  2016
Producer, The Feast on Good Conference  |  2015 – 2016
Speaking & Honors
Guest Speaker, Transdisciplinary Design Graduate Program, The New School | 2022
Guest Speaker, Federal Innovation Council, Partnership for Public Service | 2022
Guest Critic, Service Design and Transformation, MFA IxDA, School of Visual Arts | 2021
Presenter at Illinois State CX Summit, Journey Mapping for Government | 2021
Presenter at July Salon, Federal Innovators Network, Partnership for Public Service | 2021
Presenter at USAJobs Open Opportunities Forum | 2021
Guest Critic, Center for Complexity, RISD | 2021
Guest Speaker, Columbia College | 2014 – 2021
Guest Critic, Service Design and Transformation, MFA IxDA, School of Visual Arts | 2020
Guest Critic, Design in Public Spaces, MFA IxDA, School of Visual Arts | 2019
Gallery Presenter, EPIC Ethnographic Research Conference | 2019
Editor, Urban Review, Hunter  |  2019 – 2020
Speaker, Service Design Collective, Social Table | 2018
Selected Project, Gehl Institute PublicxDesign Conference | 2018
Innovation Exhibitor, Municipal Arts Society Summit | 2018
Runner-up Project, Van Alen Institute Flash Competition | 2018
Presenter, Civic Art Lab | 2018
Featured Project, Service Design Network Conference | 2017
Interaction Design Feature, Communication Arts Magazine | 2015
Featured Project, Site-Inspire  | 2015
Official Honoree, Webby Award | 2014
Guest Reviewer, AIGA Chicago | 2013
IMA Award | 2012
Davey Award | 2011
Hermes Award | 2011
MarCom Award | 2011
W3 Award | 2011
Education
MS Policy and Leadership, Hunter, CUNY
MFA Transdisciplinary Design, Parsons, The New School
BFA Design, Columbia College
Trainings & Certificates
Gov21, Partnership for Public Service
Certificate in Facilitative Leadership, Interaction Institute for Social Change
Certificate in Facilitation for Racial Justice Work, Interaction Institute for Social Change
Capabilities
Design-led Research
Ethnographic Research
Facilitation
Monitoring & Evaluation
Prototyping
Participatory Methods
Policy Analysis
Problem Framing
Program Management
Qualitative Research
Research Design
Service Design
Stakeholder Alignment
Strategic Planning
Teaching
User Experience
Workshop Design

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