Laurie Breen

Senior UX Designer

As a Senior UX Designer, Laurie Breen brings her passion for problem solving to developing solutions that deliver incredible user experiences. 

Laurie is a strong advocate for the user and a consultant to the stakeholder—helping identify the sweet spot where user needs and business goals intersect. She uses empathy and intuition as well as qualitative and quantitative data to develop strategic approaches.  

Prior to joining U.Group, Laurie served as the principal designer of her own art and design company. She won grants and sold work to private and public collectors—including Kaiser Permanente, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and Douglas Development. Previously, Laurie worked in psychology as a behavior analyst and therapist. 

Laurie holds a BS in Biology from Brown University. Additionally, she completed the User Experience Design Immersive Program at General Assembly.