Tania Schlatter is a UX & UI design consultant, author, and educator. Formal study includes an M.Des. in human-centered communication design from the Institute of Design in Chicago; study in Brissago, Switzerland with Paul Rand and Armin Hofmann through the Yale University summer program in graphic design; and a BFA in graphic design from Boston University.
Tania works with designers, researchers, and developers to help decide what to design, and how to design it using a system-aware and user-centered approach. She leads UX & UI work at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University and teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in interaction and information design at Northeastern University. Tania co-owned the Boston UX firm Nimble Partners, and led the design of interactive applications for MIT, Tufts University, Endeca (now Oracle) and BurningGlass Technologies. Nimble Partners also defined the UX for webby-winning Catapult.org, and helped launch Napster’s early mobile app. Tania co-wrote the book “Visual Usability, Principles and Practices for Designing Digital Applications,” with Deborah Levinson, which was published by Morgan Kaufmann in 2013.