B.A., Psychology, Wesleyan University
UCLA Extension Design Communication Arts, Certificate in Advanced Web and Interaction Design
Rhode Island School of Design, Graphic Design


Lauren leads the product and visual design in the Mobile Research, Cloud and Data RTG. She designs innovative mobile and web applications, platforms, websites, and advanced data visualization tools that are used by UCLA's academic and research communities. Her specialties include UI/UX design, interactive prototypes, branding, illustration, animation, advertising, and marketing.

Lauren delivers presentations and workshops on app design and mobile research projects at events such as the UC Tech Conference, the UCLA Mobility & Modern Web Conference, LAdobe User Group meetings, and UCLA Code for the Mission bootcamps.

As an instructor at UCLA Extension, Lauren enjoys teaching Illustrator I in the Design Communication Arts program. Also, she writes on design and technology, including contributing the introduction to legendary artist John Van Hamersveld's Drawing Attention book, writing a cover story for LA POP arts magazine, and contributing approximately 200 graphic design and technology related articles for multiple online publications.