Amanda is a Director of Product Design at Facebook, managing the Profile & Search teams. Prior to Facebook, Amanda was the head of design at Asana. At Asana she was responsible for product & marketing design, as well as the Asana brand. Prior to that, she was the Director of User Experience for Intuit's Small Business division. There, she led the redesign of Intuit Quickbooks web and mobile products, and also managed their payroll and payments experiences. Amanda has an MBA and a BS in visual communication from UC Davis.
As a manager, she believes in recognition, transparency, and iterative learning. When she's not working, she's a mom, a painter, a writer, and an aspiring master chef.
Director of Product Design Facebook, 3/17 - present
Head of Design Asana, 10/14 - 3/17
Director of User Experience, QuickBooks Web & Mobile Intuit, 8/10 - 10/14
Design Director Yahoo!, 7/07 - 8/10
Design Manager Wells Fargo, 9/04 - 7/07
Usability Engineer & Product Designer PeopleSoft, 7/03 - 9/04
Principal Designer Catalyst Resources, 1/00 - 7/03
MBA – Marketing & Management Concentration
San Francisco State University, 2006
Graduate thesis: Generation Y Banking Behavior
Bachelor of Science – Graphic Design & Visual Communication
University of California at Davis, 1998
Graduated with Honors