Smart Design hires Kelly Clark as new Interaction Design Lead
With over 20 years’ in user-centered design and brand experience, Kelly Clark has been appointed to the role of VP, Design in Smart’s New York studio. A strategic thinker with extensive expertise in digital design, interface design, user experience and research, she brings considerable depth to Smart’s growing interaction design and technology team.
Kelly joins Smart from software company Originate, where she expanded the digital design practice and capabilities, establishing solid user experience and research foundations, product development methodologies and design processes. Prior to that, she held senior roles at digital agencies and large companies including College Board, LBi and Sapient, and ran her own award-winning digital design studio in San Francisco, Bright Wire. With diverse sector expertise including financial services, technology, retail, media, and education, Kelly’s client roster has included Apple, Bank of America, Capital One, Discovery Channel, HP, Intel, Oracle and Williams-Sonoma.
“As our client portfolio rapidly expands, Kelly’s expertise will help us evolve our capabilities, deliver even more integrated offerings and accelerate innovation outcomes for our clients. She is a seasoned creative leader, who brings a wealth of experience in developing leading-edge digital products,” said Tucker Fort, Partner at Smart Design.
Kelly commented: “I’m thrilled to help drive and lead the strategic UX and digital product design vision for Smart Design New York. With a rich heritage in humanizing technology through compelling product and service experiences, Smart is a natural fit to continue my design impact on the world.”