Ariel Kennanarielk

Ariel is an interaction and experience designer, most recently with ESI Design in New York. Her passion is where experience design meets scale – from the palm of the hand to entire cities. She has created mobile applications, websites, kiosks, media walls, institutions, and master planning for new communities. Ariel holds a BFA in Integrated Design from Parsons the New School for Design.

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BizFriend.ly: Putting the Web to Work for Businesses

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Meet BizFriend.ly, an online resource where entrepreneurs can find free, easy-to-use tools to help them start, run, and grow their businesses. BizFriend.ly was created as part of a year-long partnership between Kansas City, Mo. and the Unified Government of Wyandotte …

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Ariel Kennan: Why I’m Coding for America

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I believe the power of design to provide better services, create connections, and inspire people. I’m coding for America to apply my interaction and experience design skills to deserving cities that are in need of design and technology services to …

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Getting to Know a Place

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View from the roof of Kansas City, Missouri City Hall looking towards Kansas, City Kansas City Hall

For the A Team, as our fellowship team is affectionately known as our names start with A, February was about getting to know Kansas City (Kan. + Mo.). How do you learn about a place? Walk its streets? Meet its …

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