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Senior UX Designer

Kat Verani

Senior UX Designer

Kat Verani, a Senior UX Designer, is one of the newer members to the Stanford University ecosystem, bringing her entrepreneurial background to the SWS team. She focuses on user experience with various properties at Stanford — from websites to mobile and desktop applications. This involves researching and understanding how students, faculty, and staff navigate and interact with Stanford websites and applications to get their work done.

Kat brings over 25 years of experience working collaboratively with creative agencies and directly with medium and large corporations doing UX/UI design and brand development on websites in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.


  • EED - Device Enrollment
  • EED - Stanford Mobile App
  • Stanford Summer Session
  • Student Services
  • Stanford Registrar’s Office

Design Activities

  • Discovery
  • UX strategy
  • UX architecture
  • User research
    • Survey design
    • Moderated and Unmoderated usability testing
    • Card Sort Research
  • Visual design
  • Technical design

Design Principles

Mango Tango, an orange color block
Kat's favorite crayon

Mango Tango

HEX #FF8243

RGB 255,130,67