Elizabeth Schinazi


Professional Experience

Discovery Education | Chicago, IL | May 2012 - Present

User Experience Architect

Create UX solutions for a wide variety of engaging, online learning experiences including interactive games, core-instruction materials, and innovative student assessment and presentation tools in the K-12 education space.

DePaul University | Chicago, IL | 2010-2012

Instructional Technology Assistant(2011 to 2012)

Graduate Assistant (2010 to 2011)

Assisted the Faculty Instructional Technology Services Department in the migration from the Blackboard Learning Management System to the Desire2Learn Learning Management System.

Holt McDougal | Evanston, IL | 2003-2008

Producer (2007 to 2008)
Associate Producer (2005 to 2007)

Managed the development of multimedia educational technology products for the Science discipline, including online and DVD-ROM books, audio CD-ROMs, websites and presentation software.

Independent Consultant (2003 to 2005)

Established quality assurance practices to assess level of functionality, user experience, and overall quality for a series of online textbooks, tests, and PowerPoint presentations.

Interep | Chicago, IL | 2003

Marketing Coordinator

Assisted Directors of Marketing in research and implementation of radio promotion programs.

Weber Shandwick Worldwide | New York, NY | 2002

Public Relations Intern, Chicago, IL (2002)

Provided account support for clients including S.C. Johnson, got milk?, Tyson, Burger King, and the National Pork Board.


M.S in Human-Computer Interaction
Graduated with Distinction
DePaul University, Chicago, IL

B.A. English/Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA