Kathryn Parkes

Kathryn Parkes

Director of UX & Design, Swrve


Kathryn is currently Director of UX & Design at Swrve, a mobile marketing automation company, founded in Dublin and now headquartered in San Francisco.

She has previously managed her own user experience design consultancy as well as led the implementation of UX research and design strategies for clients in the telecommunications, banking and public sector at design agency IQ Content.

Her background is in the education technology industry where she led R&D and New Product Development for over 10 years at Electric Paper, one of Ireland’s most successful e-learning companies.

She is an active member of the Interaction Design community in Dublin and enjoys speaking, mentoring and running workshops locally on communicating design ideas through sketching and visual storytelling.


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