Annette Gustafson

Senior Interface Designer

Annette is a creative professional with over 15 years of experience. She has created user experiences for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small startups.

She is an advocate of the end-user. She believes the best user experiences are those that balance visual design, business and data requirements, and usability. Believe it – she can make even the most complex page look clean and attractive and make it easy to use.

Annette is the lead Senior Interface Designer at Crux Collaborative. Her design aesthetics and attention to detail can be seen through all stages of the collaborative process; from the initial sketches to the final deliverables.

When Annette is not at her computer, you may find her in the kitchen baking up cookies or working in her garden. As a baker – she has won many ribbons for her various types of cookies. As a gardener – she is a Hennepin County Master Gardener volunteer, which provides her the opportunity to learn more about gardening and give back to the community.

Annette’s Area of Focus:

  • UX Design
  • Collaborative Design Concepting
  • Digital Brand Standards

“UX isn’t just a discipline or title. It’s a way of thinking, working, and doing. UX encompasses every part of the process, from strategy to wireframes, design to development.”

3 Truths + 1 Lie

She has traveled to all 50 states

Her first concert was The Oak Ridge Boys

She originally went to college to be an accountant

Her favorite vegetable is kohlrabi


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