Melissa Patenaude

Melissa is a human-focused creative director who is passionate about the relationship between people, technology, and culture. She has over 13 years of experience working independently, in-house and as a consultant, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, in roles such as lead UI, lead UX, product designer, branding consultant, strategist and lean practitioner. She has worked in a variety of industries including tech, retail, finance, food, media, education, and business. She is dedicated to creating experiences that charm people from the digital world to their daily life - from interactivity to aesthetics, from usability to emotion building products, systems, and service experiences that are human and delightful.