Molly Wilson, UX Designer
Molly designs for real people. Her approach to designing human-centered products merges deep empathy, big-picture creativity, and near-obsessive attention to detail. She dives into new subject areas, slings Post-Its, sketches solutions, and tweaks prototypes, working with a variety of clients across sectors.
Before joining Sliced Bread, Molly was a full-time fellow at the Stanford d.school, where she led creativity and design classes for graduate students. She also has taught workshops on design thinking, creativity, and innovation at the Australian Academy of Design, the University of Mannheim Business School, and the University of Nairobi, as well as many corporate, educational, and nonprofit groups such as the Smithsonian Institution, Atlassian Software, and Teach For America. Molly holds a BA in History of Science from Harvard University and a MA in Learning, Design, and Technology from Stanford University. Her favorite kind of bread is English muffins.
Jenny Oja Mailhot, Design Director
Jenny works directly with clients to design products that people love. As Design Director at Sliced Bread Design, Jenny spends her time interfacing closely with clients and their customers, making sure that every design is outstanding. For more than ten years, Jenny has been designing consumer products and websites, conducting user experience research, and managing teams of world class designers to create products that people crave.
Prior to joining Sliced Bread Design, Jenny was Design Manager for the Adobe Creative Suite products. She holds a BS in Computer Science with a focus on Interaction Design from Stanford University. She has received design patents and presented at conferences on best practices in experience design. Her favorite bread is Rye bread.
Kim Ladin, Senior UX Designer
Kim designs products that make sense. In the past 15 years, Kim has designed everything from large financial portals to tiny mobile applications, all with a commitment to creating user experiences that are delightful and easy to use. A remarkably quick study, Kim loves to learn about new subject areas and translate her knowledge into clear, usable interfaces and information environments. Her client work has included numerous Fortune 500 companies, including Charles Schwab, Sun, Cisco, and Hewlett Packard.
Prior to working with Sliced Bread, Kim was the Director of User Experience at Hot Studio in San Francisco, where she developed and evangelized a strong user-centered design discipline. She has presented at design conferences, taught classes, and contributed to books on web development. Kim graduated Magna Cum Laude in economics and social science at Harvard University. Her favorite bread is the one she’s baking right now.
Nikki Butts, Project Manager
As Project Manager, Nikki makes every project at Sliced Bread Design run smoothly. She applies her strong background in statistical analysis to allocate resources and identify key characteristics that determine the work-effort needed to deliver each project on time and within budget. Her innovative approach to project management uses real data to ensure that every project has a good plan in place before it even starts. Nikki also handles client accounting.
Before joining Sliced Bread Design, Nikki worked for a variety of strategy, marketing, and branding consulting firms and agencies. Nikki has led research that helps clients set and achieve business priorities, launch new products, build strategic advantages, and focus corporate re-branding efforts. She has provided research and brand insight for OfficeMax, Monster.com, as well as some of the country’s largest and most prominent newspapers and online media companies. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in Psychology with a minor in Jewish Studies from Scripps College. Her favorite bread is a New York-style bagel with all the fixin's.