Jay Dicensco – UX Architect
Jay started his design journey at SCAD where he graduated with a BFA in Industrial Design and a portfolio that featured extensive design research. This led him to start his career as a user researcher, developing the empathy for users that is foundational to his practice. Jay has been a UX Architect with Home Depot for 3 years, optimizing and re-envisioning the user experience for Home Depot’s 1.6B+ annual visitors across all areas of the site. Recently, Jay has been facilitating design thinking workshops for cross-disciplinary teams throughout the enterprise.
Danny Brosche is a Lead User Experience designer at The Home Depot. Over the last six years he has been involved in every aspect of the online experience from mobile web to personalization. Originally studying outdoor recreation, Danny set out to travel the world, guide whitewater rafting trips, and race sled dogs. These experiences gave him the cultural knowledge necessary about life and the different people in it, making him a creative force in user experience.
Brooke Creef – UX Manager, Design Sprints
At the Home Depot, Brooke works with a cross-functional leadership team to spearhead the Design Sprint scaling initiative. Specifically, The Home Depot is using Design Sprints at scale to drive design transformation, empower teams and foster a culture of innovation. Additionally, she trains facilitators and designers in design thinking, helps with resource management, project LoE, and sprint planning. Before joining The Home Depot, Brooke worked as a Consultant with clients such as Coca-Cola, UPS, State Farm, Cox Communications, AT&T, and The Weather Channel.