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Lydia Laurenson

Growth Marketing Sales & Business Development UX Design

News Deeply, Journalism for Brands

Lydia Laurenson is a writer, user researcher, and digital media strategist. She has worked with an array of social platforms, publications, and web projects, and has spoken at venues from Stanford to SXSW. Her writing about digital strategy, the media business, and community design has appeared in publications like Vice, The Harvard Business Review, and The Atlantic. Lydia also served in the U.S. Peace Corps, working with the HIV program in Swaziland, Africa.

In her spare time, Lydia loves to write, and she loves to create and critique immersive theatre and alternate reality gaming experiences.

Specialties:
User Research (UX Research)
Content Strategy
Media Product Design
Immersive Experience Design
Social Media
Qualitative Research
Ethnography and Contextual Analysis
Crowdfunding and Content Monetization
Cross-Cultural Communication
Case Studies
Storytelling
Game Design
Publishing and Self-Publishing
Writing and Editing

Publications:
The Atlantic
The Harvard Business Review
The Guardian
Vice
Gigaom
TechCrunch
Time Out
SFWeekly
Jezebel
The Rumpus
… and more

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