Alyssa Ackerman

User Experience Researcher and Strategist

San Francisco, CA, USA

Work Experience


UX Research and Strategy

Designing and executing UX research to inform our product strategy and marketing.
May 2014 - Present California, United States

Sapient Nitro

Strategic Planner

Designer turned Strategist. Pitching, executing ux research, and developing creative strategies to ground our design work. Worked with Dunkin Donuts, Staples, CVS, RAM, and YUM! Brands.
2011 - 2014 Massachusetts, United States



Working at a local digital agency half time while finishing school
September 2010 - January 2011 Michigan, United States



Jr. design position, half time while in school. Strengthening Photoshop, Illustrator and Modo skills.
January 2009 - January 2010 Michigan, United States

Sapient Nitro


Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Expert in Residence - Digital Marketing

Worked with Tony DeYoung to teach a 10 week Digital Marketing course at General Assembly.
2015 - 2015 San Francisco, California, United States


University Of Michigan


September 2007 - April 2011 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Srishti School Of Art Design And Technology

Semester abroad studying visual communications in Bangalore, India.
Bangalore, India


Spanish (Conversational),
English (Native),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Google Analytics, Graphic Design, Luxology Modo, Marketing, MAYA, Project Management, QA, UX Research,