We continue the introduction of our Visioneers with our Application Visioneer, Randy Carter. WebAssign’s Visioneer Team is comprised of experts in the field of chemistry, physics, math, and user experience and design who will work to direct the focus of our product so our customers get the best experience possible.
Randy is responsible for application product strategy and user research to ensure WebAssign is creating the greatest user experience. Prior to joining WebAssign, Carter was Director of User Experience at Lulu Press where he provided strategic direction and UX team management for a rapidly growing web content company. Lulu.com supports a community of book, audio, video, and software creators with distribution through Amazon and other channels, and just-in-time publishing of their works.
In his spare time, Randy enjoys designing and building vacuum-tube amplifiers, turntables, and horn speakers as well as building furniture and home renovation. Additionally, he loves traveling, reading, drinking coffee, and watching bad movies. His projects have won multiple national design awards and Randy has been interviewed in BusinessWeek and other publications. His long list of accomplishments speak for themselves.
Honors & Awards
2009: Information Week Startup 50 for BlueStripe.com | eWeek Products to Watch | NetworkWorld.com 10 Startups to Watch
2008: PCmag.com Editors Choice for Lulu.com | SEOMoz 2008 Web 2.0 Award
2007: SEOMoz Web 2.0 Award for Lulu.com
2006: Wachovia Retirement RIA Calculator named ‘Best Practice’ for financial calculators by Change Sciences Group
2004: Celent Communications names S1 Business Banking ‘Best of Breed.’
1998: Three of top five banks use S1 interfaces in Gomez satisfaction ratings
1997: Speaker at “Third Generation Web Sites” conference in San Francisco, January
1995: PC Computing “A” List, PC Magazine Editor’s Choice, Windows Magazine Top 100 Award, Home Office Computing Editor’s Pick for Peachtree Accounting for Windows 3.0
1994-1997: Founding Board Member and Secretary of Allied Design Council; a multidisciplinary design coordination group including IDSA, AIA, AIGA, IIDA, SEGD, ASLA, ASID
1994-1995: IDSA Atlanta Chapter Vice Chair
1994: Codies Award, PC Magazine Editor’s Choice, Home Office Computing Editor’s Pick Award for Peachtree Accounting for Windows 2.0.
1992: IDSA/BusinessWeek Gold IDEA Award for Medtronic ‘Fit’ Interface
1983: IDSA Merit Award, Tau Sigma Delta Architecture Honorary
1980: Best Design Award, Auburn ID Spring Cardboard Boat Races