We are a creative team with diverse skill sets.
Founder, Design lead
An Interaction Designer by trade, Carrie works hand-in-hand with teams to craft clear, effective user experiences and brand messages. She has over 7 years of experience specializing in User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design for mobile and web-based applications. She has worked with multiple startups to name their products and services, and to produce strong visual brand identities.
Carrie is the founder of Okthanks, a creative office in Lubbock, Texas, and is the Design Lead for the Guardian Project, a collective of individuals developing tools and solutions for a free and open internet across the globe.
Carrie holds a MFA in Interaction Design from the School of Visual Arts in New York, along with a MFA in Architecture from Kansas State University.
Tiffany is committed to justice. Working around the globe, she has accumulated diverse experiences that contribute to her effort to build awareness and support around social justice issues.
In Rwanda, Tiffany worked to empower women to build sustainable businesses with Keza, an ethical fashion venture. In London, she produced marketing profiles, improved member relations and helped coordinate the SOURCE Summit for the Ethical Forum Fashion. In Tennessee, she brightened days as a barista and social media marketing assistant with Sunnyside, a startup drive-thru coffee hut. In Ningbo, China, she taught English as a second language. In Alaska, Tiffany led visitors through the state’s terrain as a driver guide. Through each experience, Tiffany works with a purpose to understand how to develop better ways to communicate unfair issues to build support around social justice by companies and consumers.
Tiffany holds a Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies from the Joan B. Kroc Peace Institute at the University of San Diego, along with a BS in Public Relations from Northwest Missouri State University. She joins Okthanks as a Community Ambassador and Quality Assurance Analyst.
User Interface & Graphic Designer
As a graphic designer, Kaci is passionate about empowering others through clear communication.
Since her graduation from Texas Tech’s graphic design program, Kaci spent a year abroad learning about, serving, and designing for other cultures. Upon her return to the states, she began work with advertising and digital marketing agencies where she excelled in a variety of print, digital, web, and hand drawn communication. Kaci has worked with clients from industries across the board to clearly understand their message and in return, communicate it to their own clientele.
Kaci holds a BFA in Communication Design from Texas Tech University and joins the Okthanks team as a UX/UI designer.