• Art + Design

Kristen Erickson

Part-time faculty, User Experience & Design Consultant

Kristen is a User Experience & Design Lead at Slalom Consulting where she designs end-to-end solutions that solve complex problems, from ideation and user research to high fidelity visual design. Most recently, Kristen was the Product Design Lead at Maxwell Health, ensuring employees have access to benefits through simple UI and interactions. She has past experience in print and environmental design as well as illustration.

She is a 2011 Husky alumnus, graduating with a BFA in Graphic Design and has been teaching interaction design at Northeastern since 2016. Kristen lives with her husband and golden retriever in East Boston.

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Education

  • Northeastern University

Courses Taught

  • ARTG2400 Interaction Design 1: Responsive

Research Interests

  • Branding
  • Data Visualization
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction Design Principles
  • Lean UX & Agile Methodology
  • User Centered Design
  • Visual Design