Originally from Dallas, Texas, Kyra (she/her) is pursuing a BS in Creative Technology and Design (CTD) with a minor in Computer Science. She is expecting to graduate in December 2022. In her time at CU, Kyra has worked as a Learning Assistant for Starting Computing and Physics of Sound & Music. She has also been part of a student organization called Design for America, where her team partnered with OIT’s User Experience Research & Design (UXRD) team to improve the student tutoring experience and the student advising experience.
Kyra joined OIT’s UXRD team in February 2021 as a Student UX/UI Designer. In this role, she builds wireframes and interactive prototypes that identify ways to improve the student experience in CU’s student portal, Buff Portal, as well as in other campus tools. Kyra is passionate about creating intuitive digital experiences for the diverse student population at CU.
In addition to her work on Buff Portal, Kyra recently designed a mobile app for CU’s campus pharmacy, The Apothecary, as well as a mobile app called FemmeFit, a weightlifting app for women that served as her culminating project in the CTD major.
Outside of work and school, Kyra enjoys music, weightlifting, skiing, and cooking.