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The UX Team is a centralized source for requirements gathering, prototyping, technical writing and user testing. Our goals are to advocate for the needs of the users and stakeholders while supporting the work of development teams.

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Full-time UX Designers

Joann Vogtmann

Team Director

Joann directed the creation of the UX Team and functions as the contact point and supervisor for all project work. She has a BA from Smith College, MBA from BYU, and a UX Master Certificate from Nielsen Norman Group. Joann has previously been a Project Manager and Corporate Trainer.

Mike Lindberg

UX/UI Designer

Mike has an MS from ASU in Graphic Information Tech emphasizing in UX/UI design & development. He enjoys spending quality time with his family.
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Melinda Blackham

UX/UI Designer

Melinda has a BS in Digital Media from UVU and received her UX certification through the V school in Salt Lake City, UT.

Student Designers and Technical Writers

Derek Norby


UX/UI Designer

Derek is double majoring in Industrial Design & Mandarin Chinese. He enjoys traveling to see new places and trying new experiences.

Eli Staggs


UX/UI Designer

Eli is majoring in Urban Planning. He enjoys watching movies, performing with the BYU Men’s Chorus, playing guitar, and hopes to learn the banjo.

Hale Croft


Technical Writer

Hale is an Information Systems major minoring in Computer Science. He enjoys cooking, reading, and learning new skills.

Josh Klingonsmith


Project Assistant

Josh is a Computer Science major with a secondary major in Spanish Studies. When he has a free moment, you’ll find him hammocking, camping, hiking, or doing something else in the wilderness.

Meghan Draper


UX/UI Designer

Meghan is an Industrial Design major with a minor in Business. When she’s not designing, she’s playing the piano, hiking, or weightlifting.

Samantha Windley


UX/UI Designer

Samantha is an Illustration BFA major and an Art History and Curatorial Studies minor. In addition to her love of design, she loves to trail run, hike, and backpack with her husband and dog.