Tracie Lee: CV

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Product Design Director @ The New York Times

New York | Nov 2016 - present

  • Manage a team of product designers across the Growth Mission and Customer Care organization
  • Advocate for a product vision that strengthens the relationship between The New York Times and its audience
  • Connect strategic thinking with product design execution

Instructor @ The School of Visual Arts

New York | Sept 2017 - Jan 2018

  • co-taught undergraduate course, Introduction to Interaction Design
  • Created syllabus based on user centered principles and practical work experience

Product Designer @ The New York Times

New York | Nov 2015 - Nov 2016

  • Executed end to end product design process for key subscriber capabilities
  • Transformed organizational approach to email by creating a taxonomy and user centered guidelines

Design Director @

New York | Mar 2013 - Oct 2015

  • Member of Management Team. Steering course for team of 15, during which site traffic more than doubled to 9 million monthly uniques
  • Managed product roadmap and led design initiatives to optimize web tra c and advertising opportunities

Head of Experience @ Lonestar Taco

New York | 2011 - 2015

  • Co-founded and runs special events catering business with 30% average YOY revenue growth

Previously: Ten years of interaction design and design management experience at technology companies, marketing agencies and freelancing. Additional detail upon request.

Speaking & Criticism


  • Ten Bulls (group show)
    Temporary Agency
    Bushwick, Brooklyn NY | 2014
  • Theory & Practice (group show)
    Gallery Aferro
    Newark, NJ | 2008


  • Artists' Workshops
    Cape Town, South Africa; La Cipressaia, Italy: Summer 2006, Jan 2005, Summer 2003, Summer 2002
    Learned to teach painting, drawing and sculpture. Developed personal themes and discussed the creative process from multiple disciplines.
  • B.A. @ Wellesley College
    Wellesley, MA: 1996 - 2000 
  •  Major in Studio Art 
  • Summa cum laude 
  • Phi Beta Kappa