Julia Pollack

Julia Pollack

User Experience Designer

“Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.” -William Faulkner

Julia joined the Pixo team in 2016. She received a master’s degree in Digital Humanities from The City University of New York’s Graduate Center and a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois. As a librarian she’s interested in information infrastructures and books (lots of books). In her role as an information scientist and a digital humanist, she is especially interested in how technology can facilitate new levels of engagement and access to information. As a UX Designer, Julia is focused on the relationship between visual displays of information and user interaction.

In her spare time Julia is most likely out on a walk, cooking/eating delicious food, or at home working with materials (wood, paint, fabric). She will also watch any movie-TV show-film at any time, even if it is too spooky for her.

EXPERTISE

Adobe suite, arcMap, Final Cut, HTML/CSS, e-portfolio

EDUCATION

CUNY Graduate Center – Masters of Digital Humanities

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – M.S. in Library & Information Science

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – B.A. in English

EMPLOYMENT

Pixo, 2016-Present – User Experience Designer

Bronx Community College, 2013-2016 – Reference and Instruction Librarian

University of Illinois Main Library, 2012-2013 – Visiting Information Literacy Assistant and Reference & Instruction Assistant

University of Illinois GSLIS, 2012 – Research Assistant

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