Sr. Manager, UX Research | Designer | @ Pantheon
“Design is an expression made a shared experience. It is as simple and as complicated as that.”
Hello, I am Cathi Bosco. Our teams work with software engineers and tech companies to create great user experiences. We specialize in aligning user goals with business goals by executing UX tactics and supporting leaders who want to empower their teams with strategic support. We love open source and the larger open web. We work with enterprise, large, and medium-sized, scaling companies internationally. Recent presentations at Notist
Cathi Bosco, UX Research & Product Design Leader
2021 – present Senior Manager UX Research – Pantheon
I recently had the good fortune to speak from a beautiful stage at WordCamp Europe (WCEU2023). I live and work in Connecticut and it’s been a lifelong dream to visit ancient Greece!
Pantheon’s cloud-native software makes it easy to securely manage a single website or thousands of websites across multiple teams in one platform.
Last year Pantheon announced $100 million in Series E funding from SoftBank Vision Fund 2, at a valuation of over $1 billion. Pantheon is also backed by $100M of venture investment from Sageview Capital (Avalara, Demandbase), Scale Venture Partners (ExactTarget, Box, DocuSign, Bill.com), Foundry Group (SendGrid, Mapbox), as well as Baseline Ventures, First Round Capital, and Floodgate.
We are powering the open web, running sites in the cloud for customers including Stitch Fix, Okta, Home Depot, Pernod Ricard, and The Barack Obama Foundation. We’re proud to provide the speed and agility web teams need to win in the dynamic world of digital marketing.
2020 – 2022 Co-founder UXATT
UXATT is an experience design collective. Our international team of designers embeds with product teams and business stakeholders to unlock and design great user experiences for their customers. We have specialists for UX services including Research (UXR), UX/UI Design (UXD), and UX content writing (UXW). We work with clients on a per-project basis and we also provide ongoing services for teams with continuous UX design needs. We prioritize usability and train teams to work with a user-centric practice.
It was my good fortune to give a presentation in 2021 to the audiences at GoDaddy’s Expand conference to share all about creating awesome user experiences with more than just visual website design.
Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro ➜ https://gddy.pro/join We discussed design principles that will unlock valuable time and enhance the quality of our work. By learning to balance the user experience with business goals, we can create meaningful experiences that reveal user-centric thinking for website success.
Featured Speaker: Cathi Bosco, UX Architect, Designer and Consultant at UXATT
BigWP is WordPressVIP’s enterprise WordPress event series. It brings together developers, business leaders, and product people who work with high-scale WordPress applications every day.
“Why speculate about the people we are building and designing for when user research is proven to positively impact business outcomes ensuring we build the right things for users?”
In this talk, I make the case for incorporating evidence-based decision-making at any and every stage of product development. Specifically, lean, semi-structured, informal research studies. Here is a recording of my presentation:
2018 – 10/31/2021 UX Researcher and Consultant with XWP
Contract work with XWP helping to build, collaborate, and learn/grow with the amazing people known as XWP – a VIP WordPress Agency/Engineering Company. Agile teamwork building “edge of the web” work with XWP for where we developed the MVP for Google; AMP Stories, AMP plus project work for our client BigCommerce, Heavy, Unsplash, and others. Contracted to bring UX expertise to XWP and their teams serving enterprise-scale projects across the web. I am passionate about UX and Content Creation at the bleeding edge of the web.
2018 UIE UX Playbook Workshop attended, completed, and also presented workshop by Jared Spool for XWP teams. The expertise accumulated includes qualifications to identify larger company needs and training with teams to target and execute lean, agile UX plays, tactics, and methodologies into business models and project work among engineers, developers, project managers, architects, designers, product owners, sales, and Q&A.
2018 User Value = Business Value Talk and Slide Presentation WordPress Marketing Strategies 101 – Westbrook, Connecticut for SCORE
2018 WordCamp US Nashville Usability testing and presentation for Google and XWP presenting AMP 1.0 and MVP for AMP Stories all simultaneous to Gutenberg editor bug fixing and official launch.
2019 The WordPress Governance Project UX Architect, contributor, and volunteer facilitator to the proposed project in the official role of Facilitator for the Internal Governance Group while also contributing to the Communication group.