1996-2001  -  Oklahoma State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design




Top 50 Female UI/UX Designers
Austin, Texas

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HELLO! my name is Molly Francis.

I am a UI/UX designer and researcher in Austin, Texas. I am focused on creating simple, clean and smart user experiences while continuing to explore the ever changing interactive world. I have 15 years working experience with a wide range of design including UX/UI design, research, print, web design, interactive design, and illustration. Design is not just my job, but my passion.

September 2016 - Present  I  athenaHealth
Principal Designer
I’m a User Experience Designer and researcher working on both desktop and native mobile apps for electronic health record and patient portal products. I work closely with a multi- disciplinary agile R&D team to define, design and test product and digital service features with the goal of creating valuable and delightful experiences for our users. I embrace the challenge of elevating design within an enterprise product team.

June 2016 - September 2016  I  Patient IO
Lead Designer
Head of product design for desktop and native mobile apps for at risk patients for both the patient facing users and care managers for patients. I worked in a lean environment working iteratively, to streamline design and eliminate waste, and collaborated on cross-functional teams. Most importantly, maintained a customer-centric perspective in decision-making.


September 2013 - June 2016  I  Volusion / Mozu
Senior Product Designer
UI/UX designer that created and updated UX flows across the ecommerce Volusion and Enterprise Mozu platforms.

June 2012 - September 2013  I  Volusion / Mozu
Senior UX/UI Designer
Designed company website, campaigns and UI for the company admin for both the Volusion and Mozu products.


August 2011 - June 2012  I  Volusion
Design Team Lead
Managed 5-9 designers on the Volusion client services group while still holding senior web design responsibilities. Responsible for the team to produce user friendly designs and meet goals. Held weekly one on ones to help mentor designers & increase productivity. 


August 2009 - August 2011  I  Volusion
Senior Web Designer
Designed and coded a large range of ecommerce websites and print materials helping clients establish a new business or upgrading an existing business. Very fast paced, high volume work environment that required strong performance under tight deadlines. Collaborate with many different clients. Each project involves designing, proofing, and coding the final design and website elements. Generally manage 15-20 projects at a time.


August 2003 -  September 2009  I  Ellis Graphics
Art Director
Very fast-paced, high volume work environment that required strong performance under tight deadlines and budgets. Collaborated with many different clients. Each project involved designing, proofing, and getting print estimates. Generally managed 10 to 15 projects at a time including a variety of print and web designs.


August 2002 -  August 2003  I  Moonfish Studio
Web Designer
Designed a wide variety of print projects and web designs. Designed and updated the Moonfish Studio website with a fresh look in flash and html.


December 2001 -  July 2002  I  Eskimo Joe’s Promotional Products Group
Graphic Designer
Designed t-shirts, clothing lines, restaurant materials and menus, for the Eskimo Joe's brand.