Jessica Skewes

Director of Experience

Jessica works with organizations to elevate their online brand presence through their visual representation and optimizing user pathways to lead their audience to relevant content and ability to quickly complete tasks they intended to complete. As Director of Experience, she leads multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that the strategy and goals are implemented for each client at Kanopi. Jessica is active in the crafting of user-first experiences from initial discovery, through the strategy, UX, creative and technical development lifecycles to create sites that delight.

Jessica has a proficient aptitude and deep background in software product management, responsive Web design and mobile app development. With 10+ years of experience, she executes simple to complex experiences while ensuring that business goals and brand strategy drive their implementation.

Well-versed in both waterfall and iterative agile development methodologies, Jess closely collaborates with clients to safeguard the success of the project through effective risk identification, mitigation and expectation alignment tactics — which fosters long-term, trusting partnership with clients.

Working with B2B, B2C and non-profit brands like Volkswagen, Chrysler, the San Francisco Public Library, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, La Madeleine and more, she is intimately familiar with a wide array of technologies and needs. 

While Jessica feels honored to work with uber-skilled Kanopians every day, outside of work she is a passionate mommy to two beautiful girls. In her free time, she CrossFits, sews and spends as much time as possible on the water.


Skills

Organization, attention-to-detail, understanding the big picture and being able to break up that high-level vision into a tactical plan and lead it into execution.

Favorite Game

Skip-Bo and Euchre

Favorite Places

Her parents home, the “Frommert Funny Farm.” A local beach on the Colorado River in Austin. New Braunfuls, Port Aransas.

Did you know?

In high school, Jessica drove a VW Thing!

Jessica Skewes, Director of Strategy
Austin, TX