Dustin Kirk

Dustin Kirk
Sr. Interaction Designer, Neustar

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Dustin Kirk is a Senior User Experience Designer at Neustar in the Webmetrics product group. His passion lies in changing the world’s perception of technology by raising people’s expectations through areas of interaction design & visualization. As a multi-disciplinary user experience designer, his scholastic research and professional focus is on creating systems and electronic interfaces that are both effective an efficient. He is particularly interested in improving users’ experiences through data-mining and context awareness. Having dual majored in Computer Science and Psychology, Dustin brings a breadth of knowledge in people and technology as well as a passion for business, design, and innovation. He has also completed a M.S. in Human Computer Interaction from Rensselaer and participated in the Entrepreneurship Development Program at MIT. As an advocate of simplicity and usability he has worked on many projects over the years to design and develop more efficient and effective systems, including Meeting Processes & Collaboration, Contact Management, Online Health Benefit Management, RSS Aggregation, and Mobile Applications. Dustin is now spreading his knowledge and experience by mentoring others and evangelizing user experience design to those in other fields.


Location: Mission City B5
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