Kate is a senior user experience designer with a multidisciplinary background. She has a degree in communications and post-graduate qualifications in public administration and more than 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing, publishing, website management, multimedia production and project management in both the public and private sectors. She is an award-winning intranet specialist, with strong hands-on experience in intranet design, development and management.
Kate has a broad range of skills and experience in designing online experiences, including user research, requirements gathering and analysis, information architecture, content strategy, interface design and accessibility. Her broad range of skills and experience has given her the ability to bridge the gaps between technology, creative, business and operations.
In her spare time, Kate enjoys overseas travel, sewing, exploring cafes, watching foreign films, and the occasional fun run.
“I love designing solutions to complex problems and the endless possibilities for making everyday life simpler.”
Need to update your website, app or system? Be mindful of your approach. Case studies suggest that too drastic a redesign can upset your users. Kate Needham looks at the strategies that ensure change means success.