Julia DeBari

UX Design

UX Program Director, Lead UX Instructor

I am a Lead UX Instructor at GrowthX Academy. I have worked in the internet industry since 1998. I have worked for various types of companies such as consultancies, full-service digital agencies, within academia, startups, freelance, and enterprises in the public sector. I have worked with clients and companies such as Hawaiian Airlines, Cisco, BareEscentuals, and Microsoft to create compelling, usable interfaces.

With almost two decades of industry experience as a UX Designer for companies such as Dell, VMWare, and TripIt; and agencies like Epsilon, Razorfish, SapientNitro, and MRM McCann, I am known for my UX mentorship and career guidance, and ability to enhance the culture and morale of any team I lead.

My focus is on the edu-tech domain and UX curriculum development. My specialties include user experience methodology, UX frameworks, information architecture, interaction design, sketching, prototyping, usability testing, online learning programs, visual design for applications, content management systems, Software as a Service/Cloud computing applications.


  • IxDA
  • BayCHI
  • Information Architecture Institute
  • UXPA
  • Ladies that UX
  • XX+UX

Other things:
UX nerd, travel geek, book lover (paper or digital), animal lover, technology enthusiast

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