About Me

My Story

MA Student, Anthropology
San Diego State University (2020-current)

B.A. in Anthropology and Psychology
University of Nevada, Reno Cum Laude (2019)

Hello, I’m Bailey Rector, a UX/Product Designer and User Researcher specializing in crafting user-centric digital experiences. With a background in psychology and anthropology, focusing on medicine, human health, and cultural dynamics, I’m uniquely positioned to address diverse user needs. 

My approach to UX and user research prioritizes empathy and inclusivity, guided by extensive training in interviewing best practices and sensitivity to diverse perspectives.

About Me

My Skills

I am a staunch advocate for accessible design, as I firmly believe it enhances user experiences and can significantly boost conversion rates. I am committed to creating digital experiences that leave a lasting, positive impact on both organizations and users.

Design Software
Graphic Design
UX/UI Design



Graphic Design and UX Consulting | Westlake Software, Inc.

I create graphic art designs for mobile and desktop UI’s, boosting engagement, and lead trivia game banner creation for enhanced interaction. With a knack for diverse design, I ensure brand-aligned visuals, while also offering vital UI insights for seamless and stylish interfaces.

Oct 2023 - Feb 2024

UX/Product Design Intern | Forge Advisory

I crafted user-centered content and graphics for web and social media platforms, aligning design strategies with client and user needs. I built and maintained responsive webpages on WordPress, Shopify, and Squarespace, executing successful email campaigns to expand digital reach.

Spring 2022

Research Team Lead | SDSU

Heading a team of seven, we created and executed a study evaluating the SAGE Project’s impact in San Diego, California, shaping initiatives on homelessness and eco-friendliness, among others. I oversaw and conducted participant observations and targeted interviews with SDSU faculty, SAGE staff, and students. Furthermore, my team and I presented findings to the SAGE Project clients, translating research insights into strategic recommendations.

2020 - 2022

Instructional Student Assistant | SDSU

I collaborated with professors to ensure effective communication and a cohesive learning experience. Assisting students in overcoming technical challenges facilitated a smooth transition to virtual education. Additionally, I managed grading responsibilities, offering timely, constructive feedback to support academic growth.

Fall 2021

Student Researcher, Sociology | SDSU

As part of a 27-member team, I collaborated in creating, distributing, and analyzing a survey with 34 respondents for the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Accessibility Survey at San Diego State University. Our findings led to recommendations provided to MTS to enhance accessibility.

2018 - 2019

Psychology Research Lab Assistant | UNR

Supporting multiple research teams, I explored topics such as biases in witness testimony and facial processing. I actively recruited and guided participants through protocols, utilizing R and SPSS for data analysis.

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