About

Scott Kubie is an independent UX consultant, author, designer, and professional speaker. He most recently served as Lead Content Strategist at Brain Traffic, helping organizations of all kinds deal with big messy website problems.

Scott Kubie grew up in rural Nebraska, and studied electronic media and journalism at Drake University. He’s been focused on the content side of digital experiences since 2009.

Scott was the first UX content strategist at Wolfram Research, and is the author of Writing for Designers from A Book Apart.

He’s led over 80 talks and workshops for international audiences, as well as dozens of on-site training events for clients including Harvard, The Getty, and the IRS.

Scott founded and organized three World Information Architecture Day events in Des Moines. He’s volunteered with numerous design industry events, including leading content strategy for the 2014 Information Architecture Summit.

Before tech, Scott was a founding board member and later executive director of the non-profit Greater Des Moines Music Coalition, where he helped launch events such as the 80/35 Music Festival. He’s also worked as a coworking space owner, overnight rock radio DJ, camera operator for hockey and horse racing, and purveyor of vintage menswear.

Scott lives and works in Northeast Minneapolis and enjoys biking, running, and playing guitar.

Scott Kubie’s Book: Writing for Designers

Scott is the author of Writing for Designers, a brief book about how to get the writing done on web and digital projects. A Book Apart published the book in 2018, and makes it available in print and ebook editions, as well as for Apple’s iBooks.


Interviews and Media featuring Scott Kubie