Ashley Deal is Special Faculty in the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon, where she teaches Interaction Design Studio and Lab courses to graduate students.
Ashley’s fifteen-year career as an information and interaction designer includes considerable experience in education, healthcare, and design research for new product development. She has extensive background designing reports and interactive experiences that communicate information effectively, inspire action, and drive positive behaviors.
In 2014, Ashley became a Partner at Dezudio, a small design consultancy in Pittsburgh. Dezudio clients range from small startups and local nonprofit agencies to Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Dezudio, Ashley was a contract designer for clients like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, College Board, and Intel Corporation.
She received a Bachelor of Arts in French from Vanderbilt University, and a Masters in Design from Carnegie Mellon University.