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I'm Rebecca Ostrich, and I'm a UX Designer and Educator.

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I'm a UX Designer based in DC, with expertise in design systems and systems thinking. I specialize in scaling design work so teams can improve efficiency and focus on big picture challenges.

Senior UX & Product Designer U.S. News & World Report

At U.S. News & World Report, we create trustworthy content that empowers people to make important life decisions. We offer data-driven advice on a broad range of topics, including colleges, healthcare, cars, and finance. The site receives over 40 million views a month.

As part of the in-house design team, I have been the lead designer on a number of projects at the company. I work from start to finish throughout the design process — covering research, strategy, wireframes and prototypes, testing, and tech handoff. Projects include:

In the Community

General Assembly Instructor

I have been a workshop instructor and teaching assistant for front-end web development classes at General Assembly. I teach the fundamentals of coding in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to professionals.


I have given talks on the U.S. News & World Report design system at World IA Day DC and DC Sketch meetup.