Kristen Ding

Santa Monica, California, US

UX/UI/Design consultant, ex-Idealab, Stanford
Kristen's Skills
User Experience

About Kristen

I have over 20 years of experience in partnering with entrepreneurs and adding value to companies through design. I am available to consult with startups in need of UX/UI/Design in the Los Angeles area.

At Idealab, my team incubated early-stage product ideas and partnered with later-stage companies in all areas of user experience, visual communication, and branding to introduce new products and services to customers, partners, and investors.

Specialties: Usability and user experience – with a focus on startups and early-stage companies (both B2B and B2C); corporate identity and branding; sales and marketing collateral; pitch decks; web and mobile app design.

Work Experience

Chief Design Officer


February 1998 - February 2017

VP Design


October 1995 - December 1997

Member of founding team


Stanford University

BA: Psychology; Art (double major)

1986 - 1990

Art Center College of Design

BFA: Graphic Design; Interactive Multimedia

1992 - 1994