Kathryn McElroy

Kathryn McElroy

Design lead, UX designer, maker

Austin, Texas

Areas of Expertise:

  • prototyping
  • user experience design
  • user testing
  • systems thinking
  • product strategy
  • arduino
  • electronics
  • photography
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing
Kathryn is an Advisory Designer for the IBM Mobile Innovation Lab in Austin, Texas. She is an award-winning designer and is passionate about near-future technology and building electronics and smart objects. She has published tutorials and articles about her projects in Make: Magazine, Fast Company, Timeout New York, and in multiple books including Make: The Best of Volume 2 and Making Simple Robots. She regularly speaks about Design Thinking, Prototyping, and User Experience Design. In her spare time, Kathryn volunteers to get girls involved in STEM fields through participating in career panels, facilitating workshops, and speaking.

Prototyping for Designers Prototyping for Designers
by Kathryn McElroy
December 2016
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $25.99

Prototyping for Physical and Digital Products Prototyping for Physical and Digital Products
by Kathryn McElroy
March 2016 (est.)
Ebook: $39.99