For more than 13 years, Kara McCain has been creating innovative brand and user experiences in the search, social media, luxury, hotel, travel, telecommunications, jewelry, professional sports, e-commerce, government and food service industries. Her expertise has allowed her to develop and implement highly successful Web and print design strategies for top Fortune 500 companies.
As a hybrid designer, she specializes in:
Before joining Nielsen Norman Group, McCain was a senior visual and interaction designer for Yahoo!'s Search and Social Media division, working on Yahoo! Answers, Local search and defining the way people integrate social media into the search spectrum. Prior to Yahoo!, she also led the design for clients such as Verizon.com, PizzaHut.com, The Ritz-Carlton hotels, the Dallas Stars, Radio City Entertainment and the Zale Diamond Corporation.
Yahoo!, Search UED Team
Senior Visual & Interaction Designer
Verizon.com & FiOS team; Verizon, Inc.
Senior Visual/Interaction Designer
PizzaHut.com; Pizza Hut, Inc.
Creative Director & Front End Developer
Senior Visual/Interaction Designer & Front End Developer
Abilene Christian University