Sarah Doody - User Experience Design & Consulting, & Speaking - Sarah Doody
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Hello! I’m Sarah Doody, a UX Design & Research Consultant, Founder, Writer, and Speaker based in Salt Lake City, UT.

I give product development talks & workshops worldwide that help teams change how they think and work.

I’ve spoken at conferences and delivered workshops around the world on topics including Rapid User Research, Storyboarding In UX, Designing Your Career, and Idea Validation.

Everything I do is all about action. I design my content to have the perfect balance of process, inspiration, and practice.

I am available to speak and deliver full and half-day workshops at conferences and companies worldwide.

Some of the conferences and events I’ve spoken at include:

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General AssemblyProduct Council LogoNYC UXPAInVision

“In her talk at the Productized Conference 2019, in Lisbon, Sarah Doody showed some examples to define the difference between Anticipatory and Automated Design.

She engaged with our 500 plus audience in a way that was both entertaining and instructive, having the highest NPS from our post-event feedback form.

– André Marquet, Productized Organizer


Watch my talk Anticipatory Design & The Future of Technology that I gave at the AIGA National Conference in Minneapolis, MN.


My 2020 schedule is filling up fast!

If you’re interested in having me speak or give a workshop for your company or event, email me at hello@sarahdoody.com.

 


Do you need help with your product or team?

Every product faces the same challenges: attract and converting the right people.

Design is about people, not just pixels. Investing in design leads to more revenue and raving fans who can help grow your business.

To help you attract the right people to your product, I can …

  • Conduct lean research to help you understand your market.
  • Identify an initial go to market MVP strategy for your product.
  • Establish the story of your product and create a homepage that converts.

To help you convert more happy customers, I can …

  • Audit your existing product or prototype.
  • Optimize key user-flows that are directly related to conversions in your product.
  • Rapid prototype new product or feature ideas with you and your team.

Get Help With Your Product

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Do you need help with your UX career?

Are you a UX professional and want to level up your career?

My students have been hired at Google, Home Depot, American Express, Harvard, Salesforce, General Motors, and more.

To help you create a profitable UX portfolio of your work, I can …

  • Teach you what recruiters and hiring managers actually want to see (based on research).
  • Show you how to tell the story of each project, so you can go beyond showing deliverables.
  • Give you access to templates and resources so you can stop messing with the design of your portfolio and focus on the actual content of it.

To help you reach the next level in your UX career, I can …

  • Help idenitfy where you fit in UX and establish a clear career map.
  • Show you how to navigate the UX job search and interview process.
  • Mentor you one-on-one through career transitions and your new role.

Get Help With Your UX Career

 



 

RECENT ARTICLES

 

Accelerate Failure & Get More Insights In To Your Work

28th November 2017 by Sarah Doody

Accelerate failure. It’s a bit opposite from what we’re used to.

Normally, we like to run from failure. We like to do everything we can do to avoid it.

As designers, researchers, product managers, etc. we like to think through everything. We like to take our time, explore our options, and tinker with our ideas.

But what if instead you … accelerated failure?

Read more…

Is Trying To Perfect The Tech Stopping You From Launching Your Product?

6th November 2017 by Sarah Doody

I did another experiment last week…

I launched something that wasn’t perfect. But I knew I needed to launch it so I could gather feedback. It was a series of emails. Because I wanted to give the user control, I had a link that people could click if they didn’t want to get those emails any more.

Read more…

The Sooner You Launch, The Sooner You’ll Have Feedback

30th October 2017 by Sarah Doody

Here’s a quote I love …

Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn once said, “if you’re not embarrassed by your first release, then you launched too late.”

I heard this saying years ago and always share it with my consulting clients. But as with most “sayings” it’s much easier to say than it is to apply.

Read more…