Julia Cranska from Wynstn Travel Company, LLC

Julia Cranska

Director of Design at Wynstn Travel Company, LLC

San Diego, CA, USA


Last updated October 20, 2020

One Sentence About Me  

I am focused on creating meaningful experiences through design.

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I’m Julia. I’m a DC area native, but now happy to call California home. My design journey has been a bit interesting. I’ve always had a strong drive to help others, and I initially planned to pursue a career as a Clinical Psychologist. After some time working in healthcare and private practice, I realized that I wanted to follow a path that was geared more towards my creative talents. I hope to use my unique background to evaluate the complexities of human behavior so that they may be channeled into smart, user friendly designs and products.

Interesting Factoid

I've performed stand-up comedy at several comedy clubs on both the east and west coast.


Languages

English

Countries Visited

Map View

United States
Honduras
Belize
Japan
El Salvador
France
Aruba
Bahamas
Dominican Republic
Canada
Mexico

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Wynstn Travel Company, LLC

Co-Founder & Director of Design

Jan 2019 - Present
Lead the UX/UI design and creative direction with the accountability of the design system, and collaborate with product and development teams on core projects to improve product interfaces and experiences.

Freelance

Freelance UX/UI Designer

Jan 2018 - Present
• Directly collaborate with clients to conceptualize, prototype, design and deliver the UI and UX experience with a lean design process: research, design, test, and iterate. • Craft wireframes, mockups, site/flow maps, customer journeys, and prototypes for team communication and user testing. • Define navigation, user workflows and layouts focusing on usability. • Analyze business developments and monitor market trends.
+1 more experience

Professional Organizations


Professional Expertise

Behavioral Health
Behavior Psychology
Non-Profits
UX/UI Design
Visual Design
Product Design
Brand Identity and Strategy
Digital Marketing
Mobile App Design

Professional Interests

Visual Arts
Start-Up Growth
Product Design
Agile Work Environments

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Neurodiversity Advocacy
Autism Spectrum Disorder(s)
Mental Health
Education
Climate Change
Social Justice
Disability Advocacy
Racial Equality
Human Rights Campaign
Reproductive Health
Diversity

Favorites  

Hobbies

Reading
Drawing
Painting
Surfing
Running
Playing Guitar
Stand-Up Comedy
Traveling

Food & Drinks

Sushi
Sake
Cider
Tacos

Games

Chess

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Rock
Pop
Indie

The Rolling Stones
Pink Floyd
Diet Cig
Snail Mail
Leon Bridges
Anderson .Paak
Lady Gaga
Beyonce
Solange Knowles
Big Wild
Mac Miller
The Pixies
Miguel
The Lumineers

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Tennis
Running
Surfing

Washington Nationals
Washington Capitals
San Diego Padres

Serena Williams
Naomi Osaka
Venus Williams
Roger Federer
Billie Jean King

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

Almost Famous
Parasite
The Big Sick

The Wire
Bojack Horseman

Issa Rae
Viola Davis
Meryl Streep
Natalie Portman
Chadwick Boseman
Matthew McConaughey
Jared Leto
Kumal Nanjiani
Sarah Paulson
Laverne Cox

Brands

LuluLemon
Adidas
Babolat

Bucket List  

Surfing in Nicaragua

I want to train and build endurance so that I can visit one of the best/most challenging surf destinations in the world.

Education  

School

B.A. – Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Jul 2015 - Jun 2018