Designing for Happy Users: A Conversation with Drew Lepp

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Photo from Drew Lepp Designs

Drew Lepp is a user experience designer currently working in Washington, D.C.

In 2010, she established Drew Lepp Designs which has evolved into an amazing network of developers, designers, illustrators, researchers, publicists, videographers and social media strategists.

I am big fan of her style, particularly the thoughtful way she presents project findings and deliverables, and I wanted to learn more about her experience and what her day-to-day life is like as a UX designer.

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