Our Human Centric Design Team

We consider ourselves fortunate to have some of the brightest and most creative minds walking our hallways and working in our labs.


Jennifer Simkins

User Experience/User Interface Designer, Certified Usability Analyst

“A great design is like a joke. If you have to explain it to someone, it’s not that good.”

About Jennifer

Jennifer Simkins has more than a decade of experience as a visual designer working within the healthcare and consumer industries. Her UX/UI design experience includes integrating user-centered analysis throughout the design process to inform design decisions, the development of wireframes and functional designs based on user task analyses, visual design of graphical user interfaces (GUIs), development of interactive prototypes, and the documentation of style guides/human interface guidelines for product development.

Jennifer also collaborates with the planning and development of materials for generative and contextual user research, designs and conducts software usability tests, provides expert reviews and heuristic analyses, and assists on human factors usability studies. In addition to her experience as a UX/UI designer at Battelle, she has broad commercial experience in brand strategy and development, packaging design, web design, environmental graphics, photographic composition and photography.
  • Certifications & Specialized Training

    • Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)
    • CITI Human Subjects Researcher
  • Education

    • B.S. in Design - Visual Communications - The Ohio State University
  • Affiliations & Associations

    • Emerging Scientists & Engineers Council - Member