I’m Glynnis Ritchie, a UX Designer based in New Orleans.

I believe design is first and foremost about solving problems. I design consistent, accessible, and elegant user experiences.

My Work

Since 2012, I’ve launched web applications, led projects through UX and UI design cycles, and engaged product management and engineering, all with a passion for iterative delivery and creative collaboration.

Selected Case Studies


MapStory Composer

Research, user testing, strategy, prototype, UX & Visual Design

MapStory helps users turn crowdsourced geospatial data into narrative, interactive, embeddable content that shows geospatial data over time. MapStory’s original Composer overwhelmed users with many options, steps, and an Research, unnecessarily linear process.


Encore Search

Research, Prototype, UX Design, CSS

Rackspace’s Phone Team answers calls and looks up account information to connect customers with specialists and account managers. We focused on simplifying outdated interfaces and systems used to locate customer data to reduce call time and improve customer experience.

What My Peers Say About Me

Glynnis is a ‘full stack designer.’ She’s led initial user experience and requirements gathering efforts, translated those requirements into visual designs and mockups, and built the final HTML and CSS to implement the vision.
–Javier Gonzalez, Software Development Manager @ Rackspace
Glynnis has an amazing ability to combine design, technology, user experience research, and project management.
–Jay Parlar, Software Developer @ Rackspace
Whether she is designing or developing, Glynnis raises any team’s level of expertise. Her ability to communicate the key issues in difficult client situations is spectacular.
–Amy Unger, Software Engineer @ Heroku
When the team would find itself lost in the weeds on an issue, Glynnis always knew how to pull us back, reorient ourselves, and refocus on how a problem actually affects our users.
–Jay Parlar, Software Developer @ Rackspace
Glynnis has a breadth of life experiences that make her not only an adept UX designer, but also an engaging and inspiring team member. She is funny, she is talented, and she pushes her teams to reach their top potential.
–Rachel Keranen, Content Strategist & Writer


Say Hi!

Have an exciting new project or idea? Let’s build something awesome together. I love hearing from potential partners. Don’t hesitate to get in touch.