PROFILE

Shadae Kawaguchi

Associate, Graphic Design/UX/UI

Shadae is a multidisciplinary designer with a focus on human-centered design and user experience, with a background in business marketing and graphic design. At Consensus, she creates eye-catching assets that help convey and support ideas for community outreach initiatives and events. Her portfolio exhibits projects ranging from user experience, mobile design, and interaction design. Shadae utilizes empathy and user-centered design to develop engaging experiences for people.

Shadae has applied her multifaceted design process to Red Bull to better engage users on their mobile app through research, customer interviews, feedback analyzation, ideation, creating prototypes and user testing. Using the same design process, Shadae has also created solutions for the convoluted parking signage in Downtown Culver City as well as a modular alternative housing system for college students in need.

Prior to Consensus, Shadae provided graphic design and user experience support for a start-up company and worked in the luxury real estate and food industries. 

Shadae earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing from California State University, Northridge, and is currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Interaction Design from Santa Monica College.