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.
He’s led over 100 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 programs, including leading content strategy for the 2014 Information Architecture Summit.
Before his design and speaking career, 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 in Rhode Island 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.