Erica Heinz

UX & Product Design Consultant



Erica is a user experience and product design consultant focused on social change through technology. She has worked with ProPublica to expand access to investigative data, Hollaback! to fight online harassment, and The B Team to redesign capitalism. She has volunteered with many organizations working to address and mend our cultural divides: Black Girls Code, Indivisible, Civic Hall Labs, and the Occupy movement.

She taught Interaction Design at Parsons the New School for Design from 2014-2016, and Digital Product Design in 2017. She also developed a popular series of Prototyping for the Web courses for Skillshare.

Prior to that she was immersed in the startup and technology world, working with a number of startups and launching her own yoga app.

Erica has a BFA in Graphic Design from Washington University in St. Louis, and lives and works in Brooklyn.


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