Designing and Researching for Gamers @Facebook
Karen Plemons is a UX researcher on the Facebook Gaming Team, where she collaborates with designers, engineers, and content strategists to develop new products and spaces for gamers. Karen previously conducted research in various spaces including zoos, public spaces, museums, schools, online learning, and online shopping–generally without enough resources, staffing, or time. In the past five years she has lived in Brooklyn, Berlin, the Bay Area, and now Seattle. When traveling she likes to explore farmers markets, and local grocery stores.
Paxton Schwarz is a Product Designer and parent to two cute kiddos, working on consumer experiences for Facebook Gaming. Previously a UX Researcher, Paxton spent his first two years at Facebook working on tools for large advertisers. Prior to Facebook he did UX Research on the Microsoft Office team and consulted for GfK UX. In addition to digital games, Paxton love tabletop games and has a large collection he enjoys playing on weekly game nights.