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I’m Carey Petersen, UX Researcher & Scrum Master. Welcome to my lair! I love to share what I’m reading, listening to, or attending. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join me in exploring the world of user experience!

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Testimonials

Carey is an amazing UX Researcher with great attention to detail and is extremely organized. She has a vast toolbox of knowledge that she pulls from to adjust to many situations depending on what is needed. She is a very empathetic and personable individual, and a natural leader who makes everyone in the room feel welcome and heard. Carey understands the importance of listening to others to better understand their point of view before making a decision. This curiosity, in combination with her knowledge and experience in design thinking and UX makes her a rock star to have on your team.

Carey and I worked together in the past as colleagues, and I highly value her insight and perspective. She is always giving her all, and cares deeply about creating the best experience for her users. A+ talent that any product team would be very lucky to have.

Mia Kozitka, Senior Product Designer @ LifeSpark

Carey, to put it simply, is awesome. Great communication, attention to detail, empathetic, compassionate, and willingness to go the extra mile. Truly a team player.
Everyone could benefit from having a Carey on their team!!

Jacob Johnson, QA Engineer/Support Team Lead @ Bushel

During her time with Indy/Tispr – Carey made a long-lasting impact to our understanding and approach to our customers. She provided much needed perspective into the qualitative insights that drive our product development and her ability to synthesize and communicate those insights were extraordinary. She possesses all the great qualities that make a successful user researcher; she is curious – and will often search for answers to fill in the gaps between customer thought and behavior. She is highly empathic with the crucial ability to put herself into the shoes of the customer. She understands the needs and benefits of open and collaborative communication. She went above and beyond when presenting her findings to the team and stakeholders. I give Carey my highest recommendation and feel that she would make a brilliant addition to any UX team. I hope I have the chance to work with her again in the near future.

Jason Luna, Director of Product & Design @ Indy

I met Carey as a fellow freelancer working for Indy (previously named Tispr). Her research and insights helped lead the company to seize new business opportunities such as social media functionalities. In addition to helping the team with projects, she finds ways to help the team work more efficiently by creating work templates to share UX insights. She’s a joy to talk with and a good listener, all of which help her to conduct user interviews ranging from individual customers to company owners. She has a bright career ahead of her that I look forward to following.

Randy Bapst, Freelance UX Consultant