Hi, I'm Claire Benjamin, a design researcher and strategist based in Boulder, Colorado.

I create products and systems that answer real needs by designing alongside people and discovering the root elements of complex challenges.

By investigating like a scientist, imagining and building like an engineer, and creating authentic team connections, I translate abstract problems into tangible needs and meaningful designs.

 

Learn more about me or take a look at my resume.

 

selected work

I weave research throughout all stages of designing a product or experience, from open exploration of ideas and ideation to concept validation and post-launch evaluation.

My methods include interviews and co-design sessions, in-context observationprototyping (everything from "what's on hand," like cardboard and PVC, to screen mock-ups and 3D printing), usability tests, journey-mapping, surveysanalytics, A/B testing, and competitive analysis

Some of my tools of choice are Sketch, InVision, InDesign, Solidworks, Google Analytics, UserTesting, Optimizely, a camera and microphone, and, of course, a whiteboard or paper and pen.

Here are some examples of my work, from UX and design research, to workshop-building and leading, to product design and mechanical engineering.

For more, see my resume.

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Let's talk

I'm always up for talking about collaborations or chatting about what's new in the world of design and UX research, especially related to inclusive and sustainable design!

Email me: clairebenje@gmail.com

 

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