I'M

Kia

Kyanne.

DIRECTOR, USER EXPERIENCE & DIGITAL STRATEGIST

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Kia Kyanne Horton is a Director, User Experience & Digital Strategist with over 15 years of design, architecture and implementation experience on complex digital platforms.

Current Experience highlights:

  • Document the world of digital ecosystems

  • Develop strategies behind successful business platforms

  • Rethink business models to embrace new technologies

  • Convert a product or service into a platform or app

  • Think differently about emerging technologies

  • Make bold, strategic choices along the phases of digital transformation

 

Personal highlights:

  • Workout/Bootcamp Enthusiast

  • Football, Wrestling, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball Mom

  • Traveler

  • Foodie

 

01 PROFESSIONAL

MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN SOFTWARE

BALSAMIC

AXURE

  SKETCH

90%

70%

95%

PHOTOSHOP

85%

DRUPAL

80%

SHAREPOINT

85%

iOS & ANDRIOID

85%

INVISION

95%

02 PORTFOLIO

MY LATEST WORK. SEE MORE >
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03 Experience

2014-2019

RIGHTPOINT

Lead (Manager) Experience Architect 

Current client is The Chamberlain Group.  Responsible for gathering requirement for the Emerging Business and Residential Access Management LOB’s to coordinate development efforts to support growth of the myQ mobile application. Other responsibilities include coordination of discovery and define phases of projects to implement digital solutions for large to small organizations.  Other clients include AbbVie, AMITA Health, AON, Ascension Health, Astellas, BAI, Grant Thornton, Komatsu, Smiths Medical and others.

2019-PRESENT

FCB CHICAGO

Director, User Experience 

Create strategic digital experiences for multiple client properties.

2012-2014

DIGITASLBI

Associate Director, Experience Design 

Assigned to Emerson Process Management (Fortune 100) to work on projects that included a complete redesign of an engineering specifications tool and store used to configure products.  Other clients included Miller Coors, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Maytag, Whirlpool and others.

2011-2012

SEARS HOLDINGS CORP.

Senior User Experience Architect

Establish brand loyalty for the Shop Your Way Rewards loyalty program. Integrate the loyalty program into an existing social platform (formerly http://social.sears.com). In this highly visible, Chairman sponsored project, improving the user experience by having a firm grasp of what being social means to retail was a primary objective.

2010-2011

CISION

Business Analyst

Complete redesign and re-architecture of search capabilities. Implementation of Apache Solr open source enterprise search platform with faceting. The purpose of this project was to improve usability and to increase the speed of the current application. Gathered business rules, created functional requirements document include use cases, workflow and process diagrams and sitemap.

CONTACT

Kia is seeking a strategic leadership position in an organization that has its’ pulse on emerging, forward-thinking technologies. The work should be fun, technically complex, yet innovative and challenging.

kia@kiahorton.com

Tel: 1-312-545-4527

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