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It's the

experience, 

stupid.

 

 
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hi!

I'm Chris Kobar and since the days of <blink> tags and dancing babies I have been helping public and private enterprise excel at delivering transformative digital experiences. I bring bleeding edge technical, creative, and strategic expertise and leadership to teams looking to leverage the power of design to ignite and drive a culture of innovation that sets them apart from the competition.

A longtime resident of the Washington, DC area, I am involved in the local design community as a participant and speaker. I am also a freelance writer, game designer, world builder, and storyteller.  

I am share my life with my beautiful wife and daughter, and two rather spoiled felines.

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testimonials

 
 
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There's no shortage of strategic thinking in Chris's world. His knowledge about the relationship of people, technology and design is amazing. Chris is excellent with solving problems with design. And yes fun to work with too.

Faisal Jumanji, Senior business analyst

 
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Chris is an exceptional UX architect, designer, and project manager. His broad, real world UX experience coupled with his holistic business analysis, information architecture, and intuitive graphic design/interaction skills, enable him to successfully fulfill the most complex projects. He is a self-starter, with great initiative, and works well solo or managing small or large UX teams. Chris' deep expertise, insight, talent, as well as his 'straight shooter' personality, is a tremendous talent asset to any organization able to recruit him.

AJ Malik, Digital Transformation Principal

 
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I'm proud to recommend Chris to any organization looking for talented UX professional with robust experience and a keen awareness of current trends and technologies. While at Arlington County Government, Chris demonstrated his broad expertise with visual design support, front-end coding, creative strategies, and of course superb information architecture. 

Kara Van Roten, Digital Consultant

 
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A self-starter who is excited about new technologies, Mr. Kobar is an agile, innovative thinker who served as a trusted adviser to my teams for over 5 years. I recommend Chris to anyone who is looking for a talented, hands-on UX professional that, as a change agent, will challenge the status quo to achieve effective design and user experience outcomes for an organization.

Jonathan Distler, Director of Solutions at Daon