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Designing meaningful experiences.

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Hello, I'm Steph, a user experience strategist, designer and artist who loves maturing ideas through great design.


An engaging and effective user experience is aligned with your brand voice and organisational strategy. I help organisations with their product strategy, user experience resesearch and design.

Recent work

Freddie, MailChimp Mascot MailChimp
User research and data-driven ethnography on internationalisation and localisation issues, community liaison for UK/Europe.
Anima Sana In Corpore Sano ASICS (Europe)
Bespoke training for the digital communications team on pragmatic design thinking and product/project management methods.
Bi-Rite Market Bi-Rite Market
User experience strategy, interaction design, technical liaison with designer/developer, UX quality assurance.
CRDCNCanadian Research Data Centre Network
User research, information architecture, content strategy, technical liaison with designer/developer, UX quality assurance.
UXMtlUX Montreal
I founded a Montreal-based grassroots group that aims to foster knowledge sharing amongst the community of user experience professionals locally.

curriculum vitae / resumé »


For over 10 years, I've been an active advocate of web standards and best web practices. Recently my focus has shifted towards the meeting point between technology and social change.

Past projects

Web Standards Sherpa
We reviewed editorially selected or user-submitted websites and unpack the finer points of best web practices. I was the Editor-in-Chief from site launch until April 2012.
Centre for Community Organizations (Québec)
COCo supports community groups through information session and customized facilitation, training or coaching. I was a member of COCo's IT Advisory Group until spring 2011.
WaSP Small Business + Standards
Resources to empower small business owners with skills and knowledge to hire qualified web professionals.
Living, open curriculum framework based upon web standards and best practices, designed to teach students the skills of the web professional.
Open Web Education Alliance
An alliance of standards bodies, corporate entities, industry professionals, educators and higher-education institutions fostering knowledge transfer on best practice-based education.

previous work on web standards »


My writings and art work reflect my fascination with our relationship to our physical world and the things in it.


Unique silver work that critically examines our relationship with what we choose to wear, keep or what we deem as precious. Currently exclusively available at Whosit & Whatsit.

Necklace: The Trap
A series of untitled prose-poems about the urban condition and our place within it.
Film photography, shamefully not updated in awhile.