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Hannah Sanders

UX Research + Instructional Design Specialist

Work experience


University of Chicago, Graham School of Liberal and Professional
Coursework: Marketing Analytics Studies Using case study method studied consumer research methods in marketing analytics.

Harvard University, Graduate School of Design

Harvard University, Graduate School of Design
Discovery Program 6-week immersion program of study focused on Landscape Architecture. Created and concepted architectural spaces and environments via hand drafting and modeling of land and form; study of urban wilds, land use, and ecological systems.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Membership Relations Intern

Museum of Contemporary Art, Membership Relations Intern
Catalogued donor and patron feedback using FileMaker Pro and Raiser's Edge software. Cold called members for monetary donations, in request of participation in frequent, museum wide events. Special


Chicago Art Dealers Association
Editorial Intern River North area gallery liaison and editorial assistant for January 2007 issue of quarterly arts magazine. Provided copy support, checking listed gallery's personal details and upcoming gallery openings.


The Art Institute of Chicago, Visitor Services
Assistant Provided assistance to 10, 000+ daily museum visitors. Helped create an excellent museum experience. Shared great care and respect AIC. Imparted knowledge of art history to assist patrons in having a spectacular, knowledgeable visit. Skillfully sold memberships, using PeopleSoft to manage member accounts and manual/computerized POS systems in ticket sales, assisting the Visitor Services Department in surpassing monthly sales goals.

Office Assistant

The Art Institute of Chicago
Office Assistant Various offices, including: Department of Performance + Sculpture, Student Affairs and Academic Advising, Development Operations, and the Accounting Department.

Programs Coordinator

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Programs Coordinator Enrollment services lead for the Department of Continuing Studies, assisting with planning, organization, and development of three professional enrichment programs for +3, 200 students. Traveled nationally as a campus representative to recruit top students for summer residence program. Maintained advising hours that contributed to enrollment raising 3% during university restructure. Assisted with improvements for the online presence that resulted in a total redesign of the registration system. Assisted strategy planning on print marketing incentives for regional enrollment campaign distributed in The New York Times, The Chicago RedEye, The Chicago Sun Times, and The Chicago Tribune. Reviewed financial aid and merit scholarships. Distributed all financial awards to qualified students. Supervised undergraduate student workers. Trained student staff in clerical support and customer service.


Social Media and Market Research
Twin Engine, Intern Identified marketing opportunities for client communication across social media platforms. Created report of data collected on the digital presence of potential new clients to support the communication of market opportunities.

Office Assistant

Market Research +
Office Assistant


Research Co-Op Researched on social business cloud products and services. Executed rigorous heuristic evaluations of software systems to ensure products meet standards. Presented empirical data, creative analysis, and design recommendations to national executive teams

Ux Intern

Vistaprint, UX
Intern Contributed to creation of best practices design library. Focused on various site components that needed updating with new corporate wide brand strategy. Delivered design research and analysis of site components and made suggestions for site improvements to creative and business teams. Helped UX designers incorporate testing data into design updates.

Ux Research Intern

MIT Museum, Visitor Services
UX Research Intern Executed field research via observation, interviews, and surveys. Collected data to help Exhibitions Department make data supported design decisions. Sought opportunities that enhanced museum exhibition design via engaging patrons and in development strategy for future interactive installations.


Harvard University Harvard University Extension School


Distinguished Honors Fellowship

Post Baccalaureate

Northwestern University School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Harvard University Extension School


Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business