Kaity Hammerstein

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Kaity Hammerstein
Kaity Hammerstein
Associate UX Designer, Wikimedia Foundation
"Human history can be viewed as a slowly dawning awareness that we are members of a larger group. If we are to survive, our loyalties must be broadened further, to include the whole human community, the entire planet Earth." – Carl Sagan

About me

I joined the Wikimedia Foundation in September 2013. I am from Cincinnati and attended University of Cincinnati’s School of Design. Prior to Wikimedia, I worked as a design intern at Apple in Cupertino, and Cooper, a user experience design firm. I’m especially interested in the intersections of design, technology and journalism.

I edit on English Wikipedia as kaitymh. I live with a bunch of artists in a warehouse loft in SOMA, San Francisco.

My work

As part of the design team, I work on improving the experience of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia foundation projects.

Disclaimer: I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I intend to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

  • E-mail: khammerstein@wikimedia.org